Jobs Enterprise Technology Intern at First Solar Inc Enterprise Technology Intern at First Solar Inc Posted in General Business about 16 hours ago. This job brought to you by eQuest Type: Full-Time Location : Tempe, Arizona Job Description: Our high growth and leadership position in the renewable energy business offers outstanding opportunities to individuals seeking an exciting work environment in one of the most important industries for the 21st century. First Solar is a leader in the development and manufacturing of thin film solar modules used in grid-connected solar power plants, as well as a provider of complete solar generation solutions for U.S. utilities. Our culture is one where teamwork, continuous improvement, achievement of results, and environmental responsibility are core values. We are seeking new associates who are motivated to contribute their talents to making cost-effective solar energy an important part of the worlds energy mix. - Primary Job Functions: Were changing the world. Let us start with yours. First Solars information technology (IT) department seeks candidates who believe in our mission of providing cost-advantaged solar technology through innovation, customer engagement, industry leadership and operational excellence. At First Solar, the IT organization is an innovation driver, continuously finding new ways to improve and automate processes that connect people and technology. They are the foundation of every business function, enabling the company to efficiently scale and make data-driven decisions to further our mission. People are ITs most important asset, and this incredibly talented team supports our manufacturing systems, business applications, productivity tools, hardware, networks, and information security. The IT organization seeks individuals who enjoy contributing to an innovative, fast-paced, forward-thinking team. They should be effective problem solvers, data driven, results oriented, and motivated to improve processes that help First Solar lead the worlds sustainable energy future. Intern Job Title: Enterprise Technology Intern Reports To: Analyst III - IT Job Status: Hourly Job Overview: Leading the worlds sustainable energy future, First Solar interns work around the globe/country in research and development, marketing, project development, information technology, engineering, energy services and much more. When you work at First Solar, you will be challenged every day and provided real world experience. You will be given the opportunity to find new solutions and develop new skills to further advance your skillset. At First Solar we strive to foster a culture that encourages innovation through collaboration, urging colleagues to take smart risks, learning from failures and course correcting, and owning personal accountability for contributing to our mission. Expected Length of Internship: Summer 2019 As an internship company, we allow flexibility to enrol in classes while working as an intern, as long as it doesnt interfere with the essential functions of the position. Experience: Experience writing, compiling, debugging and refactoring software source code using any modern programming language (C#, Java, Python, etc.) Experience with C# programming language preferred Education: Must have completed at least one semester of hands-on programming class in Computer Science, Engineering or Information System Management (or related program) Must currently be enrolled in a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program who is fulfilling a graduation requirement for their degree. First Solar encourages all interns to register with their University. Required Skills/Competencies: Knowledge of computer programming structures, control flow, variables, arrays, etc. Ability to collaborate in a team setting as well as work in a focused manner to accomplish product deliverables Critical thinking ask questions and investigate options Self-motivated investigate options independently by researching documentation, online forums, etc., make reasonable assumptions and/or ask for input Detail-minded think of the solution from all angles (performance, security, quality, etc.) Basic Internship Scope (Project): Contract Obligation Management System (COMS) This is a .NET WPF desktop application with a web service component. The scope includes the following: Meet with the business partners to understand and assess the requirements Make data model changes in SQL database Make interface and business logic changes using WPF and C# Facilitate user acceptance testing with the business partners Deploy the changes to testing and production environments Upon the completion of this internship, the intern is required to present their accomplishments and project summary to the leadership team. US Physical Requirements: Office Physical Requirements: All positions in our office require interaction with people and technology while either standing or sitting. In order to best service our customers, internal and external, all associates must be able to communicate face-to-face and on the phone with or without reasonable accommodation. First Solar is committed to compliance with its obligations under all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting employment discrimination. In keeping with this commitment, it attempts to reasonably accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with the requirements of the disability discrimination laws. It also invites individuals with disabilities to participate in a good faith, interactive process to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made without imposing an undue hardship. Potential candidates will meet the education and experience requirements provided on the above job description and excel in completing the listed responsibilities for this role. All candidates receiving an offer of employment must successfully complete a background check band any other tests that may be required. Equal Opportunity Employer Statement: First Solar is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.