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Solution Owner Intern - Slalom Build
JO-1812-4249
Toronto
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About Slalom Build


Slalom Build is a highly-scalable, high-velocity Build as a Service firm. We work with clients to close the distance between dream and reality, imagined possibility and technical realization.


We do this by blending design, product engineering, analytics, and automation to build the modern technology products of tomorrow.


Nearly 1000 builders strong in seven Build Centers across North America, Slalom Build leverages a foundation of innovation inherited from Slalom Consulting. We’re intensely proud to partner with future-focused clients committed to disrupting their industries.


About Slalom


Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Seattle, WA, Slalom has organically grown to over 6,000 employees. We were named one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017 and are regularly recognized by our employees as a best place to work. You can find us in 27 cities across the U.S., U.K., and Canada.


Job Title:

Solution Owner Intern

Slalom’s 2019 Internship program is a 12-week paid engineering focused project team of student interns learning and practicing Slalom’s software engineering capability model under the direction of experienced technologists and leaders. Slalom will select an internal project designed to provide lift across the organization and leverage modern technologies to realize that vision. Selected interns will utilize bleeding edge engineering practices and leverage new technologies in an agile delivery model mirrored from our full-time consultants. This structure creates not only a valuable real-world experience for students to up their expertise and capability, but also mutually benefits Slalom as an organization. If you're looking to make major impacts and elevate your software engineering capabilities and currently have the foundational competency to start building software with us, we encourage you to apply.


Responsibilities

-Become an expert in business requirements gathering and documentation

-Write user stories that effectively communicate the Product Owner’s requirements and that are easily consumed by software development teams; accurately estimate and break down components of requirements work

-Work within an agile project governance framework (e.g. established team cadence, Scrum ceremonies and backlog grooming sessions, etc.)

-Assist with testing scenarios, and validate results

-Advise project peers on requirements and user story practices


Qualifications

-Current enrollment in a graduate degree program OR Junior/Senior standing in undergraduate degree program with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in a related technical field

-Understanding of SDLC and the difference between requirements gathering, development and testing

-Able to speak to both business-minded and technical team members

-Familiarity with defining and documenting project requirements

-Strong investigative, analytical and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team

-Knowledge in software delivery: Agile, Scrum or Kanban

-Able to identify and address project risks in a team environment

-Seeking Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Informatics, MIS or other related technical field


*Limited spots available, priority applied based on application date


Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Slalom welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates during all aspects of the selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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