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2024 Information Technology Summer Internship

College Internships Job ID: R220871 El Segundo, California  Virtual, California JOIN THE PARTY

At DIRECTV, we’re creating a technology experience that will blow your mind! This shouldn’t come as a surprise – we’re known for delivering some of the best tech and entertainment around. Now, we’re embarking on a new journey – fingers crossed you’re along for the ride. In 2021 we launched as a brand-new company and are introducing the world to some of the best-in-class television and video streaming products. With your innovative spirit and our proven track record for success, we won’t just create an industry-leading streaming platform – we’ll deliver the world’s best entertainment experience to millions.

DIRECTV is looking for talented, highly motivated, self-driven individuals with interest in large-scale video distribution to join one of our technology teams as an intern.  Are you both technical and creative?  Is Big Data your thing?  Do you dream of a world where you can contribute directly to the entertainment experience of over 15 million customers?  Cool, us, too!   No matter what your technical talents may be, DIRECTV has something for you!

You may be working on projects such as:

  • Automate data quality monitoring solution for our Chief Data Office
  • Migrate critical infrastructure tools to the cloud
  • Improve the UI/UX for our DIRECTV customers
  • Participate in Agile Release Trains that deliver work directly to our customers
  • Help to manage relationships with key strategic technology vendor partners
  • Create data quality dashboards to help drive key business decisions
  • Research potential security vulnerabilities
  • Refined front-end code base for key platform tools

Key qualifications for our internship program include:

  • Ability to work successfully in a full-time virtual work setting
  • STEM graduate degree or bachelor’s degree students (Must have completed at least 48 credit hours and pursuing a 4-year undergraduate degree or working towards a graduate degree.)
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative
  • Has a positive, team-oriented personality
  • Our preferred coding languages include Swift, Java (derivatives), SQL (derivatives), Python, C, C++, Linux/Unix, REST, Cloud Computing, HTML, Oracle and XML.  Experience with Tableau or PowerBI would be super helpful, too!
  • Must be able to operate a personal computer or wireless device

Principal Skills / Competencies associated with this Title:

  • Agile Development
  • Application Design, Architecture
  • Application Development Tools
  • Design Thinking
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Information Security Management
  • Programming
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Development Life Cycle
  • Software QA & Testing Tools


  • No experience required. Supervisory: No.

This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the United States. #LI-Remote

10 week internship program. 6/3/24 - 8/9/24 or 6/17/23 - 8/23/24.

Position requires full US work authorization now and in the future.

DIRECTV will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state, and local laws.

This position can earn $28 - $34 per hour based upon academic status, not to mention all the other amazing rewards that working at DIRECTV offers. 

Apply today!

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