2023 Software Engineering Summer Intern (Atlanta, GA)

| Atlanta, GA
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Overview

Have you ever been curious about the AI that enables Chick-fil-A's warp speed drive through or the tech stack behind its innovative Chick-fil-A One App? What about the digital architecture behind that delicious Chicken Sandwich or the hardware behind those hot, fresh Waffle Fries? Would you like to be a part of the digital community where innovations like these, and many more, are conceived, developed, and supported every day? Chick-fil-A's Digital Transformation and Technology (DTT) Department exists to enable and empower innovation and digital transformation at the world's most caring company!

As a Software Engineering Summer Intern, you'll have the opportunity to:
  • Build cloud-based software products using modern code technologies, and collaborate with Engineers, Scrum Masters, Architects, QA Testers and other subject matter experts in an Agile/DevOps based environment to create solutions for real business outcomes
  • Build your proficiency in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, and Go
  • Build your professional skills through 1:1 mentoring from an Intern Coach chosen to support you over the course of the summer
  • Connect with Chick-fil-A executives, DTT department leadership, and other key stakeholders across Chick-fil-A to build your network, learn more about Chick-fil-A culture and distinctives, and explore future career opportunities in the digital space at Chick-fil-A


Responsibilities

  • Learn about a variety of Chick-fil-A systems and technologies and contribute directly to their success
  • Contribute to exciting DTT projects or initiatives with guidance from an intern coach
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to understand business goals and challenges. Influence new and innovative ways to solve business and technical challenges
  • Learn from key members of the DTT department to better understand digital roles, key functions, business outcomes and shared goals within DTT
  • Help foster a culture of care and inclusiveness
  • Learn and carry out the principles of servant leadership within the Chick-fil-A environment
  • Understand and carryout the principles of effective communication in a technology based environment

Project Examples from Previous Internships:
  • Automating our restaurants by leveraging IoT devices for our kitchens
  • Developing systems to make our restaurants the safest place to eat
  • Supporting digital workplace transformation for Corporate Staff
  • Equipping our restaurant Operators with a mobile app for operating their restaurant


To see some of the exciting work our team is engaged in, visit our Medium Blog.

**AS PART OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS, CANDIDATES WILL BE ASKED TO TAKE AN ON-LINE TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently a junior or senior returning to undergraduate degree program Fall 2023.
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in a technical field of study (MIS, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical majors)
  • Strong working knowledge of at least one major programming language (Java, JavaScript, Python, Go, or other comparable language)
  • Analytical mindset with an aptitude and eagerness to problem-solve
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to spend the majority of time coding


Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstration of creativity in problem solving
  • A track record of service and leadership through class projects, jobs and/or internships, or extracurriculars
  • A passion not only for technology and emerging technical trends, but also a passion for seeing it applied practically to real-life problems
  • Demonstrated eagerness to continually learn and improve your own technical knowledge


Travel Requirements

10%

Required Level of Education

Bachelor's Degree

Major/Concentration

MIS, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical majors.

Minimum GPA (4.0 Scale)

3.0
More Information on Chick-fil-A, Inc.
Chick-fil-A, Inc. operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Chick-fil-A, Inc. was founded in 1947. It has 36153 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Performance Bonus, Child Care Benefits and Flexible Work Schedule. To see all 93 open jobs at Chick-fil-A, Inc., click here.
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