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Software Development Intern - Available Immediately

Schaumburg, Illinois


Experian is the world’s leading global information services company, unlocking the power of data to create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped consumers and clients prosper, and economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Experian has operated at the center of Big Data since before the phrase was coined. Few companies can offer information services on an equivalent scale. Experian has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Top 100 list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 4 years in a row. We have 16,000 people operating across 37 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help create a better tomorrow.

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Experian Technology is central to the future success of Experian. Whether developing a new product, enhancing a SaaS solution or securing our networks from external threats, you have a critical role to play. When looking for new talent to join our technical teams, we look for individuals with the following traits:

  • Innovation 9
  • Problem-Solver 9
  • Presenter 8
  • Technologically savvy 10
  • Confident 6
  • Independent 4
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Adaptable
  • Analytical
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Insightful
  • Organized
  • Persuasive
  • Problem-solver
  • Relationship expertise
  • Results-driven
  • Team player
  • Technologically savvy
  • Enthusiastic

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  • Healthcare

    Experian offers comprehensive coverage with flexible options for you as well as your spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependents. This includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health care savings and spending accounts, dependent care FSA, health & wellness program, and telemedicine.

  • Personal Finance Protection

    We offer several benefits that strengthen your financial protection such as a 401k plan with an employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, life & additional insurance coverage.

  • Continuing Education

    We invest in your professional future through our education assistance program and many professional development programs. We also grant 20 scholarships to high school seniors each year to children of Experian employees.

  • Time Off

    We offer flexible time off in addition to corporate holidays, sick days and paid volunteer time off.

  • Family Support

    Experian supports your life outside the office with benefits such as our new parental leave policy covering time off for birth mothers as well as birth fathers and mothers/fathers of adoptive or foster children, adoption assistance, and pet insurance.

  • Our Culture

    Experian employees enjoy many other benefits through our employee discounts, company sponsored activities, and flexible total rewards packages. Many of our office locations provide onsite amenities such as fitness centers, game rooms, cafeterias and free snacks in break rooms. We support work/life balance with convenient offices in several metropolitan locations and flexible work arrangements when possible.

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“I’m a problem solver, strategist, and security engineer in the Cyber Threat Management realm. The best part of my job is creativity and thinking outside the box is encouraged. I work in a team that enables me to innovate and collaborate with other teams to help drive our organization to a better tomorrow.”

Lauren Alvarez, Security Engineer

“The best part of my job is the people I get to work with and for. I am surrounded with some of the most innovative, smart and down to earth characters in the field.”

Rafael Molina, Sr. Information Security Specialist, EITS

“At Experian, the technology environment is always changing to keep up with the latest technology out there. It’s innovative, yet what’s motivative is that when there is a change in technology, our employees host training sessions because not everyone fully understand the new technology, so we all grow together to find our best way to every solution.”

Wes Hoang, Software Dev Intern

“If you are looking for a workplace to Innovate, grow in professional career and Work with great leaders, then Experian is the best place to be at!”

Dhaval Dagli, Software Developer

“I personally enjoy working with a variety of application and technical experts in trouble-shooting and figuring out why something failed, and/or working with the same caliber of colleagues to implement real-world solutions to ensure that we have a solid environment that is sustainable and meets the needs of the business.”

Kenn Johnson, Interim Manager of Cyber Security Engineering



Experian’s CIS Product Development Intern Program offers an opportunity to learn about Experian’s core business systems, technologies and methodologies. The intern program is targeted towards undergraduate and postgraduate students and gives exposure to fundamental programming, DevOps tools, QA Automation and development principles through project work. As a member of one of Experian’s CIS development teams, you'll analyze business issues, recommend solutions, demonstrate your analytical and problem-solving abilities, and work with peers and business partners to understand financial decisions that maximize shareholder value.

Program Details:

The CIS Product Development Intern Program is a part-time (20-32 hrs per week) 6 to 9-month assignment with the possibility of conversion to full-time given open reqs are available at the conclusion of the internship. Your manager will assign a mentor to provide you with appropriate training and guidance, outline the scope of work to be performed, meet with you regularly to provide support as needed, and help you network within the company to ensure a rewarding internship experience.

Internship responsibilities may include:
  • DevOps Tools Support
  • QA Automation/Test Case Inventory Maintenance
  • Research and analysis
  • Client onboardings and setups
  • Adhoc reporting
  • UI/UX design
  • Web analysis/optimization

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

  • Experian is seeking motivated undergraduate and postgraduate candidates with graduation dates between 2018 and 2020 with a degree emphasis in Computer Science. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required
  • Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate strong technical skills, problem-solving skills, ability to learn concepts quickly, teamwork, and communication skills
  • Ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated ability to deliver results quickly while working in a dynamic, cross functional, team-oriented environment
  • Experience working in Scrum Agile environment preferred
  • Experience with Performance Test tools a plus
  • Working knowledge of test automation and/or test scripting preferred
  • Working knowledge using Robot Framework a big plus
Experian is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2016 was $4.8 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in over 40 countries.
Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word "Experian" is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.

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