Renewable Energy Group Intern, Business Analyst, IT in Ames, Iowa

POSITION PURPOSE:

The purpose of this position is to assist Renewable Energy Groupwith the support and maintenance of core business applications. This position is also responsible for completing one project that improves an internal IT process and creates new efficiencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Key Accountabilities:

IT Process Improvement Project

  • Initiate a project by defining its purpose and scope and the solution to be implemented.

  • Create accurate and complete project plans

  • Report on project progress, risks and issues

Support Function

  • Assist with the support and maintenance of core business applications

  • Use helpdesk management system to respond to user support requests

  • Assist business users for develop business cases for system enhancements

Other frequent duties:

  • Assist with the develop and execution of test plans

  • Document test results

  • Facilitate user acceptance testing sessions

Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree –Information Technology or related degree

**Senior or

Junior status preferred

Experience Required: Computer programming or systems analysis experience

**Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred

Skills Required:

  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle

  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

  • Proficiency with multiple programming languages