About Gap Inc.
Our past is full of iconic moments — but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta, INTERMIX and Hill City — have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.
But we’re more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it’s why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It’s why we’re committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.
About the role
As a part of our technology organization, you will have the opportunity to build next generation solutions that will transform the way our customers interact with our family of iconic brands. Our team employs a DevOps model, allowing our product teams to have full ownership of design, build and operate with immense scale. From distributed computing, to artificial intelligence, mobile, big data and cloud computing, you will have the opportunity to make an impact all while learning new technical and leadership skills during the 10-week internship with Gap Inc. We are inspired by new challenges and push ourselves to create what’s next in this dynamic industry. Come join this diverse team and play a critical role in innovative projects that are transforming retail technology.
What’s In It for You?
As a Gap Inc. Intern, you will gain valuable work experience in a fast paced and innovative environment, here in beautiful San Francisco. By the end of the 10 weeks you will have completed business critical projects, which you will present to your senior leadership team. Don’t expect to be running around getting coffee. Many intern’s projects have been implemented by the business and are currently driving incredible results for the company. Here at Gap Inc., we like to reward success. You are invited to participate in events, such as Giants games, happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, bowling nights, volunteering events in the community, etc.
Here’s what you will do all summer!
We are expanding our retail operations globally and delivering a software platform that can quickly be adapted to different country requirements. Learn each facet of the SDLC (Software Development LifeCycle) using Agile Methodology/Delivery and rotate into each role on the team.
-Participate in an Agile work environment, pair with Senior Developers and QA Engineers to produce and deliver code and/or test cases using Agile practices
-Join in bi-weekly showcases, daily standup meetings, and bi-weekly retrospectives
-Use TDD (test driven development) practices with other Engineers, and Product Managers
-Learn hands-on use of development tools including Eclipse IDE and/or XCode
-Create automated test cases in partnership with Developers and Product Managers
-Learn creating repeatable, maintainable, automated test suites
Who you are
Here’s what you need to get the work done
-Undergraduate or graduate student with one year or less left to graduate in Management Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology, Integrated Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Engineering or related degree with a GPA of 3.0 or above
-Exposure to Object Oriented principles (Analysis and Design)
-Some experience and/or a strong desire to learn one or more of the following:
-Java technologies, including Servlets, Struts/Tiles, JSP, JDBC, JMS, Spring, etc.
-Relational database concepts and data access (JDBC/DAO/SQL)
-Test automation tools (open source tools/language Ruby, Rails, Watir or equivalent is a plus) preferred
-Defect management systems
-A desire to evolve excellent problem solving skills; meticulous & methodical
Benefits at Gap Inc.
- Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
- One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
- Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
- Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
- Employee stock purchase plan.*
- Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. In 2016, Gap Inc. was named one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the thirteeth consecutive year and was the sole winner of the Catalyst award for equality in the workplace in 2016.