Software Development Intern/ SD
Avanade - Seattle, WA

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Software Development Intern/ SD(Job Number: 17261)


About Avanade

Avanade provides business technology services that connect insight, innovation and expertise in Microsoft technologies to help customers realize results. Avanade’s services and solutions help improve performance, productivity and sales for organizations in all industries. The company applies Microsoft expertise from its global network of consultants, drawing on the right mix of onshore, offshore and nearshore skills, which together are designed to help deliver results faster, at lower cost and with less risk. Avanade, which is majority owned by Accenture, was founded in 2000 by Accenture and Microsoft Corporation and serves customers in more than 20 countries worldwide with more than 13,000 professionals. Additional information can be found at

Avanade is currently looking for energetic, technology savvy developers who are interested in pursuing a career in solution development with Avanade. As a Solution Developer Intern, you will build skills necessary to work in the consulting field. This full-time position will last for six (6) months! Time frame will be based on the intern's start date.

Avanade creates value for its customers by capitalizing on the advanced capabilities of the Microsoft platform to build customized scalable solutions for complex e-business and enterprise infrastructure. These vital solutions enable Avanade customers around the world to develop stronger customer and supplier relationships, reap greater profits, build new markets, and fuel growth - all at e-speed.

As an Avanade employee, you will get the advanced training you need to be successful, and the opportunity to apply it. You must be passionate about technology, crave responsibility, and be eager to apply your knowledge to real business solutions for our global enterprise customers. These are the qualities of a person destined for success at Avanade. Avanade attracts a special type of individual - someone who is proactive, thrives on challenges, feeds off success, and looks at moving targets not as obstacles but as opportunities. Avanade is an exciting place to work. It is imbued with an entrepreneurial spirit and promotes self-reliance, open communication, and collaboration.

Your role will be to work closely with ITS developers, program managers and software test engineers throughout each phase of every development cycle learning how software engineering teams drive quality from design to delivery. You will be reviewing specifications, requirements, designs and code. You will design, implement, and run test cases for functionality, system and integration testing. You will be responsible for accurately assessing quality and concisely communicating issues through the entire process. You will be driving bug fixes through to resolution.

You will gain an in depth knowledge of the solution development life cycle (SDLC) and software test engineering. You will be exposed to technologies such as Visual Studio, .NET, SQL Server, Web Services, XML, various testing and defect reporting tools, and you will gain hands on experience developing test automation using C#.

What are the benefits to me?
-Paid Internship.
- Paid Certification and Training from experts on the Microsoft enterprise platform.
- Cutting edge Microsoft technologies - Employ the latest Microsoft products, Microsoft Beta releases, .NET, Windows Server 2003, and more.
- Track record - A high percent of Avanade Interns have been hired upon internship completion.
- Discounts on Microsoft hardware and software.


Minimum Requirements
-We look for individuals who are self motivated and enjoy the challenges of working in a fast paced, team environment.
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Detail oriented
- Software Development Life Cycle
- Development experience on the Microsoft platform
- Familiarity with Microsoft .NET Frameworks
- Knowledge of basic database design and development
- Knowledge of writing Transact SQL queries
- Proof of US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency

Preferred Requirements
-Interested in a future career as a consultant
- Knowledge of C++

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade promotes equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, status as a protected disabled or Vietnam Era Veteran, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Primary Location: United States-Washington-Seattle
Travel: No |
Job Type: Internship
Region: - Global SC
Job: Production Support
Capability Group: ITS - Production Support