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Data Engineering Intern


Reston, VA, US

Req ID:  594
Level of experience:  Intern
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Employee Type:  Full - Time 




Ellucian helps education institutions thrive in an open and dynamic world. We deliver a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provide strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



As an Data Engineering intern at Ellucian, you will be part of the Information Technology team that helps the organization by providing accurate, timely reporting and data from a variety of Enterprise Systems. You will work directly with internal business users to understand business needs and issues, and collaborate with Senior Data Engineers and Architects in providing the best possible solutions that move the business forward. You will have an opportunity to work with a number of industry standard tools such as Tableau, Informatica Cloud and Amazon Redshift to build data sets and create engaging visualizations and dashboards for business analysis.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of reports business requirements, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Design and Development of Dashboards using Tableau for various organizational metrics
  • Develop data mapping, designs, and implement extract/transform/load processes using SSIS or Informatica Cloud
  • Coordinate with internal resources to build collaborative working relationships with business partners to support end users on ad hoc data and report requirements


What we require: Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • Pursuing a B.S or MS in IT or MIS related track
  • Strong foundation in Database Systems
  • Prior Experience/Coursework/Academic Projects using SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Ability to work full time and on-site at Reston, VA
  • IT savvy- adaptable and flexible to enjoy working on solving challenging business problems
  • Healthy dose of initiative, curiosity and drive - a mindset to contribute beyond the basic responsibilities and constantly look for better ways to do things



Desired Skills/Knowledge/Experience:


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Prior experience with data analysis or having worked on academic projects using large data sets and ability to create data into actionable insights

Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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