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Quality Assurance / Business Analyst Intern - Spring 2020- 90259754 - Washington

Date: Oct 16, 2019

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Your success is a train ride away.

Amtrak connects businesses and communities across the country and we move America’s workforce toward the future. We employ more than 20,000 diverse, energetic professionals in a variety of career fields throughout the United States. The safety of our passengers, our employees, the public and our operating environment is our priority and the success of our railroad is the result of our employees.

Are you ready to join our team?


Our team is looking for computer science interns to provide assistance in various software development projects using different technologies and platforms such as Mulesoft, AWS, salesforce etc.


• The Junior BA/QA will be responsible for working with Developers to define business requirements and ensure that the application meets those business requirements. The right candidate will have experience facilitating requirements gathering sessions, creating conceptual workflow diagrams, writing requirements specifications, and managing the process to ensure timely completion of information needed to initiate the Development process.

• Collaborate with management and diverse project teams to collect requirements and report progress of tasks assigned.  

• Organize, review, and write functional specs  

• Execute test cases and test data

• Log defects and communicate project issues/concerns

• Retest defects after resolution, as necessary  

• Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Process

• Review product requirements and design documents to create appropriate test plans and test cases.


• Must be actively pursing a degree at an accredited educational institution.  

• Must be actively pursing an undergraduate/graduate degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS), Engineering, or similar major.

• Must have at least 1 year of academic undergraduate studies completed or a sophomore status at minimum.

• Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

• Must be available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the days/hours of Monday – Friday, 8am –   5pm.


• Ability to work well in a team establishing good working relationships with peers

• Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks with a strong attention to detail

• Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

• Proactively carry out project support functions.

• Desire to learn and adapt to rapidly changing technologies

• Excellent communication skills, written and oral

• Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other IT teams

• Experience in Agile Development, Software Engineering and Software Quality Control is a plus.

• Understanding basic software programming concepts


Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:41252
Posting Location(s):District of Columbia; Maryland; Virginia
Job Family/Function:Information Technology 
Relocation Offered:No 
Travel Requirements:None 

Amtrak employees power our progress through their performance.

We want your work at Amtrak to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and a high performance culture that recognizes and values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

We proudly support and encourage U.S. Veterans to apply for Amtrak job opportunities.

All positions require pre-employment background verification, medical review and pre-employment drug screen. Amtrak is committed to a safe and drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. All new hires are required to undergo a hair drug test which detects the presence of illegal drugs for months prior to testing. We appreciate your cooperation in keeping Amtrak safe and drug-free.  

In accordance with DOT regulations (49 CFR section 40.25), Amtrak is required to obtain prior drug and alcohol testing records for applicants/employees intending to perform safety- sensitive duties for covered Department of Transportation positions.   If an applicant/employee refuses to provide written consent for Amtrak to obtain these records, he/she will not permitted to perform safety-sensitive functions.

Note that any education requirement listed above may be deemed satisfied if you have an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Amtrak is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome all to apply. We consider candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability (including blindness), or veteran status.

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