US Foods Intern - IT - Web Application Developer (Vendor Solutions) in Tempe, Arizona

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

With direct supervision and oversight, the Web Application Developer - Vendor Solutions intern position provides exposure and opportunity to investigate a career, gain business knowledge and practical application of application development within the food distribution industry. The Vendor Solutions team, as part of the Application Development group, is responsible for strategic implementation, integration and maintenance of IT vendor applications used by US Foods. These applications are implemented across the Finance, HR and Supply Chain space using different vendor technologies like Microsoft, Tibco, IBM EDI, Oracle, Workday etc..


TheUS Foods Summer Internship Program provides a forum for students to apply classroom skills and academic training in a real-world business environment. In addition to being assigned business-impacting projects throughout the summer, students will be matched with a manager who will meet with them on a regular basis to provide direction on assignments as well as deliver performance feedback and a mentor who will be available to offer day-to-day guidance and support.

Embracing the organization’s core values, the US Foods Summer Internship Program Mission is to TEAM UP to build a supportive learning environment where we TALK STRAIGHT about performance development by delivering constructive feedback and positive reinforcement to deliver SECOND TO NONE program experiences to those students who spend their summers with us.

US Foods internships are full-time paid positions (40 hours per week from May - August) with the possibility of transitioning to a full-time position post-graduation dependent on availability and overall performance.

Please note: We are unable to provide internships to students that require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status). Candidates who possess the unqualified right to work in the United States are eligible to apply.

In addition, no housing allocation will be provided, so local-residing candidates are encouraged to apply.

# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status  **


•Codes, tests, debug, implements, and documents moderately complex programs.

•Managing, maintain and configure Cloud applications (SaaS, PaaS)

•Creates appropriate documentation in work assignments such as program code, and technical documentation.

•Works with other department members to build programs to meet business needs.

•Prepares detailed specifications from which programs are developed and coded. Ensures programs meet standard, technical specifications, and creates appropriate documentation in work assignments.

•Gathers information from existing systems, analyzes program and time requirements.

•Designs programs for projects or enhancements to existing programs.

•Assists support and/or project personnel in resolving program issues.

•Works with supervisor to resolve issues and validate programming requirements within their areas of responsibility.

•Develops test plans to verify logic of new or modified programs.

•Communicates effectively (both written and verbal) with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.

•Assist and participate in project ideation - from concept to delivery on compelling user experiences that integrate Intel technology and business strategy.

•Development and implementation of database reports using Snowflake and Tableau.

•Ensure developed application follows US Foods reporting standards.



•Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems/Science or related area of study.

•Must be enrolled in school during time of internship.

•Typically, students currently between their Junior and Senior years or between their 1st and 2nd years of graduate school will be considered for internships.

•Coursework or skill in database queries and reviewing data.

•Proficient in using Microsoft excel and pivot tables to review and process large sets of data.

•Strong problem solving skills with the ability to analyze & interpret data.

•Web application development experience OR hands-on website development experience.

•Experience integrating front-end templates with back-end functionality.

•Experience with front-end web development languages.


•Experience with requirements gathering, design, implementation, integration and testing.

•Experience with relational databases and SQL (i.e., Oracle, Sybase, SQL Server).

•Experience with enterprise architecture service-oriented architecture.

•Coursework or skill with JDBC, JMS, Web Services, J2EE, Applet, Servlet, JSP, JSON, and/or PYTHON.

•Coursework or skill with SaaS or PaaS applications

•Experience with J2EE application servers (i.e., GlassFish, WebLogic, Tomcat).

•Experience with developing database-driven sites.

•Skill or experience developing with the following languages: HTML5, CSS3, AJAX, JavaScript/JQuery, PHP, Perl, XML/XSLT.

Primary Location: Tempe-AZ

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Office/Clerical

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No