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Utility Systems WAM IT Developer Internship

Location: Rapid City, SD, United States
Job ID: 34392
Date Posted: Sep 7, 2022
Salary: $17 to $17 hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

We are seeking students who are eager to learn, self-motivated and are comfortable working independently. This internship will make an impact!

You will become familiar with our applications that support our Utility operations strategic goals. Our goal is to have you identify applications that have potential to either be absorbed into another platform system or the possibility of moving to a cloud-based system.

These projects are designed to enhance your communication and teamwork skills, as you will be collaborating with individuals across all functions in our organization. You will work alongside professionals in your field, gaining in-depth knowledge about the energy industry and your chosen field of expertise. You will apply what you have learned in school to impactful projects within a publicly traded, multi-state utility and energy company. Learn more about our internship program here: https://careers.blackhillsenergy.com/students

PAY:   $17.00 per hour (set by job function/department)

  • Additional benefits include meaningful work, relocation benefits, intern week experience, casual dress code, plus you'll earn 401k contributions during your internship.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Manager IT Utility Systems

LOCATION: Our Corporate Headquarters in Rapid City, South Dakota.    

  • Relocation allowance of $1,000 provided to assist with moving. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or similar field. Sophomore or above is required. 
  • No experience required. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Document a roadmap for legacy custom applications into platform systems.
  • Research and develop a unit test pattern/strategy for our different code bases.
  • Define integration points between our systems and automate integration testing.
  • Work with application owners to ensure purge processes are setup and automated per retention policy.
  • Work on robust alerts to ensure valid information is provided on issue that are occurring in our applications.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Ability to collaborate with employees and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to prepare and give presentations.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of business information.
  • Knowledge of but not limited to IIS, MS Teams, MS Azure and DevOps, SQL or Oracle database technology, Gitlab, HTML CSS, Javascript, Powershell, Linux.

MENTAL/PHYSICAL DESCRIPTIONS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

The mental and physical descriptions are representative of the activities an employee in an office job performs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental description: Understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee continuously accesses, inputs, and retrieves electronic information and communicates regarding the information.  Employee frequently moves about the office space. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or continuously to lift, carry, push, pull or sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if moving about is only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work environment: Routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level. Willing to travel occasionally (less than 10 days per year) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities.     

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.


About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 17 to 17
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