Technology Strategy and Innovation Intern - Stamford , Connecticut, United States, 06901

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Job Description:
The technology innovation intern will spend their summer researching, conducting proof of concepts and building out pilots for new technology across the WWE digital, data and cloud engineering teams. Evaluate cutting edge, breakthrough and disruptive technologies in the Live events and sports science facets of the WWE business.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with various WWE departments including Live Events, AMG and Talent to understand business process
  • Gather, analyze, understand and document existing processes identifying gaps, risks and opportunities for improvement and automation
  • Manage a innovation project plan around WWE's live events fan experience from kick-off, through to implementation. This is achieved through helping to scope the project, defining activities and timings required to ensure capability is in place, and then following up on these timings throughout the project
  • Work closely with solution development and cloud teams to build and configure innovation solution
  • Participate in the planning, testing and rollout newly automated processes
Create and maintain documentation including technical and functional design specifications

Qualifications:
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • 1-2 years of hands on experience Python or like programming languages
  • Experience with database tools and query languages
  • Experience creating VBA scripts or Macros
  • Good understanding of SDLC and Agile software development
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