Summer 2014 Intern - Software Engineer in Quality


General Information
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Compensation: $33-$41/hour

Are you good at breaking things?  As a Software Engineer in Quality, you’ll not only break it, you’ll own it.  You are relentless about breaking down code and developing tools and automation to ensure quality features for our millions of users.  You heavily utilize your design, technical, communication, and analytical skills to deliver the best On-Demand Business Software Platform. Working closely with some of the most talented Software Developers and Product Managers in Technology, you understand requirements and provide feedback into scoping new features.  You also use your creativity to flesh out those hard-to-find bugs and ensure the highest quality service to our customers.  Ultimately, you will join a team that is driven by one mantra:  what our customers want truly matters and we deliver it.


  • Develop code that will provide effective and efficient testing and monitoring of our scalable world class service

  • Develop tools and processes (monitoring, automation, data manipulation, etc.) that will enable the successful automated validation for our software service. Enhance and upgrade functionality of our internal automation framework.

  • Develop automated reporting mechanisms for test results.  Provide effective analysis of results and recommend action based on those results.

  • Methodically implement test plans and defect reports. Includes low-level unit testing to higher-level systems integration and performance analysis. Procedures include functional testing, performance testing, and more.

Required Skills:

  • Enrolled in sophomore year or higher at a college/university or any year at a graduate school

  • Working towards a BS or MS in Computer Science or related degree

  • Hands-on exposure with C#/Java development and experience using OO methodologies

  • Understanding of object-oriented programming/design

  • Working knowledge of HTML and JavaScript

  • Solid understanding of web services testing and associated toolkits and standards

  • Ability to maintain strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies

  • Be a self-starter and possess strong sense of self-motivation

Desired Skills:

  • Analytical, abstract, destructive thinking abilities

  • Process orientation with a strong appreciation of high quality products

  • Expertise with Java Servlets and Java Server Pages

  • Coursework in SQL and relational database concepts

Internship Program Experience:

  • Coding is great and all, but we don’t call this our #dreamjob for nothing. In your 12 week internship, expect to explore San Francisco, network with executives, participate in intern-only events and programs, and immerse yourself in the culture. To learn more, head on over to

  • We want to hire you full time after graduation! With one of the best conversion rates in the industry, we expect our interns to be the future of salesforce. This internship truly is the path to your #dreamjob!

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