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Employment Type:
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Posted:
3/14/2019
Job Category:
Administration
Data Management Internship - August to February, ...
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Merkle Inc | Columbia, SC
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Company Description

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 5,500 employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 24 additional offices in the US and 25 offices in Europe and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network.

Job Description

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for this position.

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college degree program and able to work in our Columbia, MD office throughout the school year on a part-time basis.

Submit an application to be considered for both of these internship positions. Exact position will be determined during the interview process. Internships have the possibility becoming full-time permanent positions upon the intern's graduation.

Database Developer Intern

The Developer Intern will develop the skills to design and implement multi-terabyte operational marketing databases that integrate our client's data with demographic data for prospects and consumers. Our databases typically house a hundred million individuals and billions of transactions. The Developer Intern will be immersed in the development and maintenance of Microsoft SQL Server database solutions to meet client business objectives.

Quality Assurance (QA) Intern

Quality Assurance acts as the gatekeeper between the development team and our clients, ensuring that deliverables meet client expectations and requirements. The QA Analyst is involved throughout the entire project life cycle and becomes a subject matter expert for a project. Within Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), the QA Analyst tests authoring functionality and the front-end user experience, by certifying that work from the development team passes all functional requirements and client's acceptance criteria. The QA Analyst will develop test strategies, create testable requirements, test requirements, and run regression suites.

Additional Information

Merkle fosters a diverse environment that encourages original thinking about our business and empowers us to communicate with a global world of customers. We embrace differences of opinion and diversity of thought as they help us challenge and refine our solutions. Merkle, as a best-in-class marketing agency, welcomes big ideas, and believes they can come from anywhere.

Qualifications

* Current student pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related IT field
* Understanding of relational and dimensional database concepts
* Knowledge of SQL, database programming, ETL concepts and file management concepts
* Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
* Experience debugging using web browser consoles
* Strong analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail

Additional Information

Merkle fosters a diverse environment that encourages original thinking about our business and empowers us to communicate with a global world of customers. We embrace differences of opinion and diversity of thought as they help us challenge and refine our solutions. Merkle, as a best-in-class marketing agency, welcomes big ideas, and believes they can come from anywhere.