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Summer Intern 2020 - Grid Coordination Applications Development

Summer Intern 2020 - Grid Coordination Applications Development

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The mission of the ERCOT Summer Internship Program is to partner with students pursuing academic excellence to create opportunities that stretch learning experiences into a work environment with intellectually challenging projects and assignments. These opportunities will promote utility industry awareness, growth, and identification of top talent for future employment. The summer internship will be 40 hours a week during the summer. 

Summary of responsibilities of the Intern (include technical skills that may be utilized – technologies, etc):

  • Develop high-quality time-series dashboards summarizing key measurements of the transmission system for Control Room and back-office staff.  Will utilize custom JavaScript framework built with Vue to interface with OSIsoft's RESTful API.
  • Create custom JavaScript user controls to improve usability of OSIsoft's time-series visualization platform.  With this platform, develop a web-based framework that can replace an aging ad-hoc reporting tool.  Interview existing users to document and prioritize current and desired functionality. 

Project Deliverable:

  • A Vue-based single page application (SPA) providing grid-level summaries and drill-down capabilities.
  • Multiple JavaScript-based user controls for the reporting platform allowing for quicker navigation of the data model and easy creation of ad-hoc time series displays.

Desired Educational Level (Degrees earned or being sought by the Candidate)

  • Pursuing a Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.

Preferred Experience:

  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Understanding of JavaScript frameworks such as Vue.js and Angular

Preferred work schedule of the intern:

  • 40 hours a week / Monday – Friday 8AM - 5PM
  • Must be available to work onsite in Taylor, TX – Interns will not be eligible for remote work.
  • May 26, 2020 – August 14, 2020

Our summer internship program is a paid learning experience targeting primarily for students who have a GPA of 3.0 or better and who have at least completed their sophomore year.

Graduate students are also highly encouraged to apply.

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