Thompson Reuters – Technology Intern (Database) – Summer 2013

Technology Intern (Database) Job

Date: Sep 11, 2012

Location: Eagan, MN, US

Title: Technology Intern (Database)
ID: ADM00005027

Description

Responsible for Open Source database exploration, specifically researching Postgres and/or MySQL and potentially others in conjunction with Associate Database Architect to determine use-case viability and limitations. The intern would gain a deeper understanding of database technology and enhance soft skills in capturing and presenting research findings. Evaluate current vendor support offerings for each and provide go-forward recommendation based on results.

Essential Responsibilities:
– Develop deeper understanding open source database offerings
– Vendor support evaluations
– Gain understanding of corporate work environment and procedures
– Requirements gathering
– Proof-of-concept design and implementation
– Open source community engagement
– Learn data center hardware and software standards

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world’s businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world’s most trusted news organization.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Necessary Experience:
– College student
– Experience with database technologies
– Working knowledge of Linux
– Proven analytical and troubleshooting skills.
– Ability to set scope and deliver quality results.
– Ability to work with little direction/independently.

Education:
– Currently pursuing a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline
– Currently enrolled in accredited college/university and is pursuing a Technology related degree

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one – collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance – and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the H-1B visa cap has been met for the fiscal year 2012 (October 1, 2011 – September 30, 2012.)

Job: Administration
Primary Location: US-MN-Eagan
Organization: Tech – Data Center Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Internship
Travel: No
Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
Job Segments: Computer Science, Data Center, Database, Entry Level, Intellectual Property, Intern, Legal, Linux, Open Source, Research, SQL, Technology

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