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        USAA IT Intern Summer 2020 Plano, TX (ISMN)

        August 15, 2019 By Michael Lamb

        Blog Details

        USAA’s 10-week, summer internship program offers college students the chance to discover what it’s like to work at a Fortune 100 company and leading financial services organization. Our interns deliver innovative solutions to real business challenges, and build enduring relationships with their manager and an assigned mentor. While gaining insight into the service of the military community and USAA’s noble mission, interns are immediately part of USAA’s collaborative culture. Spend your summer at USAA and gain a career where you can make a difference!

        Our 2020 summer internship program will start on May 18, 2020 and last through July 24, 2020. To be eligible, you must be a college student during the time of the internship program.

        Job Requirements


        Software Developers and Integrators (SDIs) are engaged in all phases of the software development lifecycle which include; gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements, responding to outages and creating application system models. SDI's primary functions are to design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems and/or applications for internal use, perform defect corrections (analysis, design, code). In addition, SDIs participate in design meetings and consult with business clients to refine, test, and debug programs to meet business needs, and interact and sometimes direct third party partners in the achievement of business and technology initiatives. This is an entry-level position responsible for learning USAA's existing processes, procedures, and workflows to include the software development lifecycle and/or release processes. Incumbents are gaining an understanding of the software development lifecycle, requirements gathering, analysis and design, coding and unit/integration testing in the development of new applications or modifications to existing applications. SDI III's work under direct supervision and perform routine work assignments and problem resolution in support of other team members.


        • Performs professional duties in support of operations for the functional area assigned
        • Applies foundational functional knowledge to produce work deliverables in support of departmental initiatives
        • Manages limited departmental projects and/or participates as a project resource on larger initiatives
        • Identifies opportunities and facilitates basic improvements to processes and systems
        • Performs routine tasks under direct supervision and within established procedures and guidelines
        • May interact with clients for technical requests to understand requirements and limitations in different phases of project lifecycle to include research, testing and implementation

        Minimum Education

        • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field at a 4-year accredited university
        • Graduation date cannot be prior to the end of the internship

        Minimum Work Experience

        • 0 to 2 years of related experience and accountability for simple to moderately complex tasks and/or projects required
        • Foundational and conceptual knowledge of the function/discipline and demonstrated application of knowledge, skills and abilities towards work products required
        • Foundational level of business acumen in the areas of the business operations, industry practices and emerging trends required