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eCommerce Tester Intern- Spring 2020 - 90259853 - Washington

Date: Oct 15, 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?

The Intern for the eCommerce Web/Mobile testing team will work alongside a seasoned IT professional supporting and building eCommerce testing solutions at Amtrak. Learn IT best practices by working with a technical mentor. Some of the areas that the intern will be involved in are - developing test plan, test cases, perform testing, creating automation test scripts, execute automation testing, maintain automations test suite.


  • Under the supervision of assigned test lead, the position will:
  • Work on various eCommerce maintenance or enhancements projects.
  • Automate test scenarios and create new test scenarios.
  • Setup and maintenance of the test environment, test data and test systems.
  • Leverage Selenium, Appium, TestNG, databases, AWS and/or other relevant testing tools.
  • Assist in developing software modules and documentations related to testing.
  • Perform back-end and front-end testing. 
  • Report and track software defects / artefacts
  • Participate in all aspects of the software development life cycle (Agile or Waterfall) and working with project team.
  • Other specific testing related work assignments may be determined based on the project requirements.



  • Must be actively pursuing a degree at an accredited educational institution. 
  • Must be actively pursuing an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Technology at an accredited educational institution. 
  • 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.


  • Additional certifications supporting this position
  • Experience / knowledge of automation testing tools Selenium, Appium, TestNG.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requisition ID:41268
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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