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Intern - Digital Operations Developer



JOB TITLE: Intern – Digital Operations Developer


DEPARTMENT: Grid and Automation Technology – Kansas City Headquarters or F&M

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

PAY RANGE: $20.00 - $24.00


Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Other hours as required) 

It's never too early to start searching for your dream career. If you're ready to apply the principles you've been learning at school in the real world, Evergy is the place for you. Hands-on experience is what our internship programs are all about. Our programs offer students an opportunity to gain insight and meaningful experience while also allowing us to identify talented prospective employees. Many of our interns go on to develop successful careers at Evergy.

As an intern, you'll have real responsibilities, and you'll work on productive assignments with actual business interactions. We know that you work hard, so we help you play hard while you are here. We provide a number of intern events throughout the summer to burn some extra energy, including volunteer events, power plant tours, lunch and learns, and more


Intern Description:

As a Digital Operations Developer intern, you have the opportunity to learn and grow by working on complex problems that require both technical and creative solutions. You will be part of a team that builds hybrid machine learning and rule-based Power Platform applications, automations, and data visualizations. You will help transform how people, processes and systems co-exist from project discovery through solution implementations. You will gain valuable experience and skills in creating applications that guide workflow, digitize information and automate manual tasks that ultimately improve processing accuracy, speed, consistency and reliability.


Job tasks include but not limited to:


  • Design, build, configure, test, deploy and maintain solutions built within the Microsoft Power Platform. Develop reusable components, scripts and frameworks designed to replicate manual administrative processes.
  • Partner with Business Analysts to lead internal stakeholders to identify opportunities by analyzing and understanding  business problems, processes and data.
  • Document technical designs, release notes, and other project documentation to support development, security, operations, and maintenance.
  • Iteratively collaborate across colleagues, customers and third-parties during product development and QA to make sure it fits design and solves business problems.
  • Collect and interpret data, analyze results and report findings to internal or external stakeholders.
  • Perform other work as assigned.


Education and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university or technical program. Candidates focusing within Engineering, Computer Science, IT or disciplines may be more technically inclined. All candidates who can demonstrate passion around automation, critical thinking and problem solving will be considered.



Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required:

  • Must be dependable, self-motivated, and detail-oriented and have excellent organizational and proofreading skills.
  • Strong investigative, problem solving and analytical skills with ability to extract key themes and determine root causes.
  • Ability to understand business process workflow diagrams or procedural documentation.
  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with other company personnel.
  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets and databases preferred.
  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and operate efficiently and effectively in high stress environment.


Working Conditions:

Most work will be performed within an office environment, but conditions may vary between office and field environments. Time will be spent in an office as well as the field environment with hands-on work.  Travel will be required to support field personnel.  Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.


Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.


Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.