Job Location: Florianopolis, Brazil
Employment Date: Semester Long
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Salary: Approximately $800 per month
Knowtec is a
Brazilian company, founded in 2001, which is focused in competitive
intelligence and media monitoring, interactive media and e-Learning.
Today, the company has a national client portfolio, with a few clients
abroad, mostly in Latin America.
Knowtec's team has
about 100 professionals, grouped in many areas of expertise: web
designers, journalists, librarians, managers, programmers, data base
experts, usability experts and information architects, plus the support
staff, such as lawyers and accountants.
include: Competitive Intelligence, Commercial Intelligence and Media
Monitoring; Interactive media, interactive marketing solutions, Web
Portals, Corporate Web Sites, CRM, e-mail Marketing, and other
interactive media actions aiming at retention of customers; Development
of distance education systems comprising LMS (Learning Management
Systems), transposing educational contents to Web environment, and
e-Learning coaching; Services for technology and content development for
the following branches: Education, IT and Telecom; Research,
Development and innovation focusing new methods and technologies; IT
Consultancy services and Development of web-based multimedia systems.
The company's goal
is to start an operation in the USA to present its media monitoring
services in North America. Although Knowtec works today mostly with web
based information systems, the American market brings a possibility to
offer newsletters and competitive intelligence analysis to mobile device
is the biggest country in Latin America, it has many big city like São
Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. But most of the tourists doesn’t know that
Florianópolis is the “gold girl” of the country. Everybody wants to live
here. This city is really different from the others, it has 42 beaches
because the city is a island. There are 2 bridges that make the
connection to the continental part.
You can find more information in the websites below:
intern will be working with Systems Analysts and Programmers performing
tasks related to software development for Competitive Intelligence
projects, interactive media and e-Learning. Those tasks can include:
modeling; Software Programming (Java language); Database modeling;
Database administration (MySQL); Implementation of automated software
tests; Software quality assurance; Software testing.
Qualifications: Required: UML; MySQL; Linux (Red Hat); Java; Data mining.
Agile software development methodologies; JSF and/or Struts frameworks;
Ajax; PHP; Oracle database; Business Intelligence; CMS Drupal.
need to be open minded, flexible, and feel confident that they can
adjust to a new language and living situation in Brazil.
If you want to work hard, make friends, have fun and enjoy the best of Brazil, Florianopolis is a wonderful place!
Language Ability Needed: Beginning
level of Brazilian Portuguese study is highly recommended to facilitate
socializing and daily living and logistics. For students without prior
study of Portuguese language, a self-study course prior to the
internship would be crucial. Students with strong Spanish or Italian
language skills may find it easier to learn Portuguese than someone
without any foreign language background.
Duration of Internship: 4 to 6 months