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Programmer Analyst Internship - Summer 2019 (Cedar Rapids, IA)
Position Summary

About GreatAmerica:

GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime.  While GreatAmerica has grown to more than 500 team members, our entrepreneurial spirit remains and endless opportunities lie ahead.  We have experienced unparalleled year over year growth since our founding in 1992.  GreatAmerica is structured in cross functional teams that allow individuals to make informed decisions that benefit the company and our customers.   There is no doubt in our minds we are building the greatest company of its kind, offering the finest products and services available anywhere.  When you are part of the GreatAmerica team, you are part of the future, part of an opportunity to grow professionally and to reach your potential while enjoying your work.

Position Summary:

The Programmer Analyst Intern is an opportunity to experience the various roles and responsibilities that require software development skills within the Business Technology Services Team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for software/application development and a working knowledge of development fundamentals.

The GreatAmerica internship program is a tool designed to recruit the best and brightest students from college campuses in order to build GreatAmerica bench strength for our programming roles.  Our internship program allows students to gain first hand exposure to what a career in programming is like.  Also, our internships often turn into full-time employment opportunities for students!

Essential Functions:

  • Provide code-level and database-level triage for incoming Incidents
  • Assist with software/program development for assigned projects

***Please note: Decisions regarding which candidates will be invited in for interviews will most likely not take place until October. 

    Position Qualifications

    Position Qualifications



    For all GreatAmerica team members:  Honesty/Integrity, Customer Oriented, Accountability, Tenacious, Communication Skills (Oral & Written), Adaptability


    For this position: Creative, Detail-Oriented, Goal-Oriented, Systems Analysis, and Technical Aptitude


    Education: Pursuing Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant technical degree


    Experience: Familiarity with software languages/platforms listed below


    Skills and Abilities


    Computer Skills: Visual Studio, asp.NET, SQL, SQL Server Management Studio, Microsoft Windows/Office ecosystem


    Other Requirements: Familiarity with software development lifecycle fundamentals. Strong preference to fill the internship with a student who is looking to work in Iowa upon graduation.