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DescriptionTitle: Solution Architect Intern Location: Irvine, CA Hours per Week: 40 Work Authorization: U.S. Citizen, US Permanent Resident Tyco Business Unit: Tyco Retail Solutions - Professional Services COMPANY OVERVIEW Tyco (NYSE: TYC) is the world's largest pure-play fire and security company. Tyco provides more than three million customers around the globe with the latest fire protection and security products and services. A $10+ billion company, Tyco has more than 69,000 employees in 1,000 locations in nearly 50 countries serving the world's most demanding environments, including banking and financial services, oil and gas, marine, government, healthcare, retail, home security, transportation and commercial and industrial. More information on Tyco can be found at www.tyco.com. BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW Tyco Retail Solutions, a unit of Tyco, is a leading global provider of integrated retail performance and security solutions, deployed today at more than 80 percent of the world's top 200 retailers. Customers range from single-store boutiques to global retail enterprises. Over the past 40 years, our retail solutions have kept hundreds of millions of people safe. Our Sensormatic electronic article surveillance (EAS) products have protected more than 80 million products in the past decade, making it the most trusted brand in retail loss prevention. Operating in more than 70 countries worldwide, Tyco Retail Solutions provides retailers with real-time visibility to their inventory and assets to improve operations optimize profitability and create memorable shopper experiences. DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW The mission of the Professional Services Team is to provide detailed business support during the sales and post sales process for our RFID, Traffic and EAS solutions. This group is comprised of four core teams: Program Management, Business Solutions, Solution Architecture, and Implementation Management. These teams work together on projects with additional internal support from Operations, Product Management, and Development teams to ensure that the software is delivered and installed properly. All of our deliverables require a custom installation to ensure that it meets the needs of both small and large retailers. It's imperative that all of the teams work in unison to assure that we deliver excellent results. JOB OVERVIEW The Solution Architect (SA) Intern is a key member of the Global Solution Architecture Team within TRS Professional Services. The SA Intern will contribute to overall system design for both pilot and rollout programs, stage implementations, establish best practices and supporting collateral, and contribute to the overall roadmap of the team. Roles Responsibilities Develop and test system designs to be deployed in real-world scenarios, mapping solutions to many different data-providing sensors and integration points. Establish best practice toolkits for SOAP-based integration points. Establish standardized documentation for integration best practices. Establish a library of system architectures that can be leveraged for current and future rollout opportunities. Assist in the development of customer facing collateral, including presentations, solution overview documents, and other various tools. Assist in the development of testing methodology and staging practices. Collaborate with Product Management and subject matter experts to enhance the TRS platform offerings. Perform system testing in staging environments established to mirror that of real-world systems to ensure smooth upgrades to our customers.
Education Working towards Bachelor's degree in Computer Science (or similar degree) with an expectation to graduate 12/2014 or 5/2015. Experience System architecture and design. Networking. Experience and interest in Retail systems a plus. Desired Skills and Competencies:
- Experience with system, network, and application design.
- Must possess the ability to understand the network and system environment of Fortune 100 retailers.
- Must possess the ability to develop, document, and present network and system solution integration plans.
- Must possess the ability to develop, document, and present software integration options and plans for integrating Tyco solutions into the end customer environment.
- SOAP Web Service Integration experience a plus.
- Application Development experience a plus.
- Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, both in groups and one-on-one interaction for effective presentations.
- Assignment starts Summer 2014