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Software Quality Assurance (QA) Intern

Illuminate Education Irvine, CA
  • Expired: 21 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Internship Program

Illuminate Internship Program is an exclusive twelve-week opportunity, inviting interns across different disciplines to work alongside our senior team members and explore a career within the education space industry. Throughout the program, there are ample opportunities to participate in career development workshops, complete a meaningful resume-building project, network with the Illuminate team, and more. Our internship program is structured to develop future thinkers, and provide mentorship to eager students interested in the software industry.

Position Overview

Illuminate is seeking a Software Quality Assurance (QA) Engineering Intern interested in automation and gaining corporate knowledge in the software industry. As an Illuminate Intern, you will take ownership of various projects and assisting the team to further the QA department initiatives. Projects are subject to change based on department needs at time of the internship.

Key Responsibilities

  • Write code to automate testing and enhance existing frameworks.

  • Work with technical tools such as JIRA, MBT, Selenium, and jMeter.

  • Be a part of an experienced Engineering QA squad.

  • Assist in day-to-day activities to help further department initiatives as directed by team mentors and/or management.

  • Work on a given project, as outlined by the manager and/or mentor at the beginning of the Internship program.

  • Attend all Internship program meetings, events, and career development workshops.

  • Create and present a final project at the program ending ceremony to managers, mentors, and peers.

  • Protect illuminate operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience & Qualifications

  • Student enrolled in an accredited university in their junior or senior year, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to work full-time hours (30 to 40 hours a week) for the entire 12-week program.

  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts.

  • Desire to learn and explore different areas of Engineering.

  • Familiar with Java.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Utilizes critical thinking and analytical skills on a regular basis to complete tasks.

  • Uses problem solving skills to overcome issues as needed.

  • Stays organized, while paying close attention to detail before submitting any work.

Illuminate Education

About Illuminate Education Illuminate Education is the leading provider of integrated K-12 SaaS-based software and content solutions. We are dedicated to bringing teachable moments to light by providing educators with the most powerful visualization of the whole student from one simple view. Driven by data and insights that reveal opportunities for growth, Illuminate's innovative tools are designed to increase the power of teaching and the delight of learning. Our team is passionate about our mission to impact student outcomes and serves over 12 million students across all 50 states. At our core, we are former educators - teachers, technologists, curriculum specialists and administrators working side-by-side with world-class product development and other support teams to innovate and deliver what teachers want and students need – truly adaptive assessments, data that informs instruction, and linkage to curriculum. We are headquartered in Irvine, CA with 10 offices across the United States and in India. We have the privilege of being owned by Insight Venture Partners, a leading global private equity and venture capital firm committed to the field of education technology. Our success is ensured by the diversity of our team which benefits our customers our products, and our communities. Illuminate Education is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We offer a flexible and competitive program of benefits and workplace programs designed to ensure Illuminators are able to do their best, most creative work.


Irvine, CA