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Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company Information Technology Intern in Indianapolis, Indiana

Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company HoldingsGuggenheim is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.ID:2021-1407Position SummaryThe Information Technology Intern will help build and support software solutions that touch every part of our business by reviewing, analyzing, and modifying software applications. The role will include designing, coding, testing, debugging and documenting programs. The Intern will utilize various technologies, programming tools, and techniques to solve operational problems, streamline business processes and help boost productivity.Interns are exposed to general information technology practices and operations under the direction of senior application developers and will have opportunities to interact with others in Guggenheim Life and Annuity Company. The Intern may rotate among multiple functions with Information Technology including business analysis, network services, application development and testing.This position is based in Indianapolis, but may be shifted to a remote position.Essential Job FunctionsConsults with user community, business analysts, and technical lead to analyze current business practices, requirements and needs.Consults with other internal and external technical experts to identify root causes of problems/system defects and determines practical solutions to correct technical problems.Gathers and documents information completely and accurately, and objectively before proposing solutions to business need.Creates and adheres to accurate work plans and estimates for project assignments. Maintains complete documentation of project status including work in progress, work completed, and outstanding tasks.Writes program code or uses technical tools to complete the application and resolve the business need. Business needs will dictate the development of applications (C#, VB.Net)Stays abreast of changing technology and how technological advancements can be applied to business needs and applications.Adheres to department programming standards and development process.Pursues opportunities to gain technical and business knowledge.Performs other duties as assigned.Preferred QualificationsExperience with and understanding of general information management and technology principles gained through education and/or practical experienceDemonstrated mathematics and algebra skills including the ability to solve complex formulas.Ability to translate concepts and information into written format and able to communicate complex concepts.Works well in group problem solving situations.Experience with C#, VB.Net, and relational databases in a classroom settingOwnership and accountabilityResults and detail orientedAble to multi-task and continue to execute under pressureInternally driven and self-motivatedAn ongoing drive for technical knowledgeTeam collaboratorWillingness to learn and support legacy applications as the screens and business logic are transitioned to a modern architectureBasic QualificationsCompletion of 2-3 years at an accredited university or collegeCoursework toward a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related majorAbout UsGuggenheim Life and Annuity Company, a subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, provides financial services to institutional and retail customers through fixed annuity products distributed through networks of independent marketing organizations and agents nationwide.Guggenheim Partners is a global investment and advisory firm with three primary businesses: investment management, investment banking, and insurance services. We have a track record of delivering results through innovative solutions, with professionals based in offices around the world. Our commitment is to advance the strategic interests of our clients and to deliver long-term results with