Intern-Undergrad Endpoint Engineering and Automation Desktop Platform
Kaiser Permanente - Walnut Creek, CA

This job posting is no longer available on LatPro. Find similar jobs:Kaiser Permanente jobs

Kaiser Permanante is America's leading nonprofit, integrated halth plan. At Kaiser Permanente Information Technology (KPIT), you join a team of business and technology professionals dedicated to delivering care in the form of information that will literally change the course of health care. KPIT is a group of 6,000-plus people dedicated to supporting and improving healthcare for its members, and to delivering 24x7 IT services to 150K employees across 400 medical facilities. Every technology we design, every system we maintain, supports the health and well being of our 8.7 million members.

Are you looking for an Internship where you will:
  • Be exposed to Business Analysis, Strategy, Information Technology, Security?
  • Learn how to present & communicate complex information & ideas to senior management?
  • Learn how technology is changing the way health care is delivered?
If you are, then this is a position is for you!

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are interested in working w/in a health care environment w/ an emphasis on technology.

Kaiser Permanente IT is a group of 6,000-plus people dedicated to supporting & improving health care for its 8.6M members, & to delivering 24x7 IT services to 150K employees across 400 medical facilities. As part of a team under close supervision, Interns will assist in performing a variety of developmental assignments & learn new business tools. In addition, you will participate in enrichment activities for your professional development. KP has a wealth of online, self-paced learning available in all areas of Enterprise IT systems, management methodologies, & application development. Many opportunities will be available to take advantage of not only online material, but to gain real-world knowledge from experts in IT management, process automation, information management & business intelligence. At the end of the Internship, the intern would have learned about the various activities involved in project management & business analysis.

Essential Functions

The Desktop Platform Engineering team is responsible for the overall design, implementation, maintenance and support of Kaiser Permanente's desktop environment. The team defines hardware standards and engineers the desktop platform, in addition to implementing policies and procedures to ensure consistency with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements. The team provides technical leadership within the organization, with emphasis on the design of the desktop environment. The team plays a key role in strategic or enterprise-wide technology projects or issues related to the desktop environment.

The Desktop Platform Engineering intern will assist in the next release of Kaiser Permanente's standard Windows 7 and Windows XP operating system image. Currently The Desktop Platform Engineering team provides standard images for approximately 240,000 workstations. They will learn first-hand the diligence that is necessary to maintain a desktop environment that is highly reliable for Kaiser Permanente's employees and physicians by assisting in the evaluation of the operating system on new hardware released. Additionally the intern will assist in the evaluation of new technologies to Kaiser Permanente such as zero clients and Macs. By assessing the viability of these technologies they will impact if and how the products are delivered as a production offering.

Alternate projects that the intern may be involved in also include the role out of AppSense, a user profile virtualization solution. They would be involved in the implementation plans and testing of the overall design of the solution.

Competencies and Skills the Intern will Develop:
By working with the Desktop Platform Engineering team the selected intern will gain first hand experience on the impact of technology in a large scale enterprise. By working closely with the team on the release of new products into the production environment they will see the rigor that is put into insuring a highly available environment. Additionally they will experience working in an every changing environment that demands flexibility and the ability to multitask

About this company
2,524 reviews
At Kaiser Permanente, all of us, from accounting, sales and IT, to our care delivery teams on the front lines, stand for Total Health....