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Project Mgmt Intern (Summer 2019)
Panasonic Corporation of North America | Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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Panasonic- Software Project and Configuration Management - Intern

Every moment of every day, people all over the world turn to Panasonic to make their lives simpler, more enjoyable, more productive and more secure. Since our founding almost a century ago, we've been committed to improving peoples' lives and making the world a better place-one customer, one business, one innovative leap at a time. Come join our journey.

Click here to learn more about how Panasonic is creating a better life, a better world.

Watch this video to see how our employees are shaping the technologies that move us.

Responsible for software Project Management and Configuration Management using Agile methods. This includes project initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and closure of a project. The candidate will also be responsible for maintaining and monitoring project plans, resource management, schedules, work estimates and update Sprints.

* Project Management - Knowledge of Project Management processes, tools and techniques using Agile methodologies.
* Configuration Management - Some experience with Jira/Bitbucket to track software changes, managing Sprints and track and maintain Burndown charts.
* Testing Automation - Ability to create, update and execute Selenium Automation Test applications and run them on regular bases.
* Software Builds and Installation - Ability to do build automation and run builds using Jenkins and Quickbuild. Knowledge of Installshield is also preferred.
* Work with Development leads to track and update development and resource plans.
* Interface with all levels of internal clients and analyze current business and software development processes
* Post completion review and Reports - Work with project managers and team leads to organize Sprint and Project completion reviews, create Sprint Retrospectives and Key Performance Indicators(KPI) reports.
* Documentation - Work with the development team and the technical writers to develop the documents and knowledge base articles for the products developed.
* Performs other related duties and participates in special projects as assigned.

Qualification:

* Currently pursuing a Master's degree in computer science or a related field
* Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
* Strong attention to detail
* Strong in Software Project Management concepts
* Task-oriented - Self-starter
* Excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Strong written and verbal skills and ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences
* Strong partnering skills and ability to work within a collaborative team environment
* Experience with Project and Version Control management tools like Atlassian Jira and Bitbucket.
* Experience with Test automation tools like Selenium.
* Experience with Build automation tools such as Jenkins and Quickbuild.
* Hands on experience with operating systems like CentOS and Windows. Proficient in script programming languages like Perl and Shell. Knowledge of C++ and Microsoft .Net is a plus.
* Proficient in Database concepts.
* A sense of ownership and responsibility for delivery is valued the most.
* This intern will be located in the Rolling Meadows, IL office

What We Offer:

Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit

Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas

Rewards and recognition for great achievements

Growth opportunities for career development

Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work

Competitive compensation package

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

Location/Division:1701 Golf Rd STE 3, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, USAJob Requisition:MB7631

About Panasonic Corporation of North America

Panasonic Corporation of North America (PNA), based in Secaucus, NJ, is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC) and the hub of its branding, marketing, sales, service, product development and R&D operations in the U.S. and Canada. For nearly 50 years, Panasonic has delighted American consumers with innovations for the home and business. Panasonic's consumer electronics and technology products range from award-winning VIERA High Definition Plasma and LCD TVs and LUMIX Digital Cameras to ruggedized Toughbook® laptop computers, communications solutions, networkable office solutions, security systems, home appliances, personal care products, components and entire in-flight entertainment and information systems. Panasonic operations in North America include R&D Centers, manufacturing bases, the highly rated Panasonic Customer Call Center in Chesapeake, VA, business-to-business and industrial solutions companies and consumer products, sales and service networks throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Panasonic Corporation of North America and its subsidiaries and affiliates employ about 12,000 people in the region.

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