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European Student Placement Agency

6 Month Computer Science Internship (REDCS2510)

Company description

ESPA (European Student Placement Agency) is a recruitment agency whose goal is to find high quality internships for European students in the UK. We work closely with our host companies to ensure the positions provide students with a great experience, both professional and personal.

Job description

The Host Company
With over 155 years in service, we’re a modern and successful travel and holiday company operating a ferry service
between Southampton and the Isle of Wight. We currently transport over 3 million passengers and freight every
year, with customer service and health and safety always being at the forefront of our operation.
Our values revolve around being Professional, being Caring & Friendly and being Ambitious. We ensure that we give
back as much as we can, through a range of corporate social responsibility initiatives and charity work.
We have a range of interest projects on the horizon which keep us at the forefront of our market, and provides a
variation of exciting and innovative opportunities for those who join our growing and multi-skilled team.
Our Trainee BI Developer role will give the right candidate the opportunity to develop their Business Intelligence and
Database Administration skills. You'll be keen to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment with some
knowledge of Agile/Lean framework, principally Kanban, Scrum and SAFe. You'll get to work with both established
technologies as well as newer technologies and help develop systems for a cutting edge business. We are pushing
our technology to the limits with ideas and solutions, so now really is the time to join us and be a part of the future.
Southampton, United Kingdom. We are on the South cost of the UK, surrounded by beautiful towns and cities such
as Portsmouth, Bournemouth, Brighton and London only being 1.5 hours away on the train. As one of the sunniest
places in the UK as well, we are lucky to enjoy the great weather coupled with the sea and so have a large range of
bars and restaurants available. We sit between two Universities in Southampton, bringing a great student vibe to
the city and good nightlife.

Searched Profile

 Extract data, transform the data and load the result into a fact table destination using SSIS.
 ETL administration.
 Applying Microsoft SQL Server services.
 OLAP cube development.
 Writing data-extraction queries.
 Report/dashboard design.
 Database performance tuning.
 Backup/restore administration.
 Relational data-warehouse modelling.
 Software/BI testing.
Personal Skills
 Degree in, Business Intelligence/Business Analytics, Computer Science or something similar, related to the
 Ability to work flexibly to effectively resolve problems and deliver solutions on time.
 Ability to prioritise projects.
 A self-starter who is able to work on own initiative.
 Familiar with the Microsoft BI stack.
 Experience in a similar setting as an internship/work experience/job.
 Commercial acumen.
 Knowledge of project management methodologies (i.e. Agile Framework).

We offer

REQUIREMENTS: ESPA vacancies are open to all EU passport holders able to travel to the UK for an educational
work placement, without the need for visa documents. You have to still be a student or have graduated in the last
12 months. Any student who is unsure of their visa situation should check with their university before applying.
BENEFITS: All ESPA’s services are free for students and alumni. The benefits are:
1) Paid Accommodation.
2) Paid Utility Bills (electricity, gas, water and council tax) + Internet Access
3) Commuter travel to work (accommodation will be found within an acceptable commuting distance from
the workplace, if that requires more than a sensible walk then a bus/train ticket will be provided).
This will be sourced and managed on your behalf by ESPA. These benefits have an approximate value of 700€-
1000€ per month (depending on location).
There is no salary over and above the benefits offered, unless specifically stated.
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