Software Quality Engineering Intern

University Fort Mill, South Carolina


Shutterfly is looking for a Quality Engineer Intern to test its new production platform software. This is an open-ended internship beginning immediately based out of our Fort Mill, SC, office. The intern may work part-time hours while school is in session and begin full-time hours during the Summer.

We are looking for an analytical, savvy professional, who possesses excellent communication skills. 

A team player that takes responsibility and ownership verifying that we deliver high quality products in strict deadlines. 

In this position, you’ll ensure high quality releases of Shutterfly applications by writing test plans, finding, analyzing and reporting issues to achieve company goals. 


  • Test cloud-based applications written in Java, Python and Angular. 
  • Conduct initial manual testing of new features to ensure correct architecture. 
  • Design test plans, write end to end test cases and explore various analytic tools. 
  • Use testing tools for code coverage, memory tools, application, database and performance tools. 
  • Perform API level testing, have good knowledge of sniffers and POSTMAN or equivalent. 
  • Implement scripts and SQL queries for testing databases, run automated test cases, while understanding the context. 
  • Communicate QE status effectively and objectively. 
  • Own and drive software quality assurance lifecycle as part of SCRUM/Agile processes and deliver high quality releases on time. 
  • Actively participate in agile meetings with product and program management and engineering, sometimes internationally. 
  • Interact with business product managers to clarify requirements and drive projects to ensure on-time completion. 
  • Ensure comprehensive test coverage by filing extensive bugs, defects and improvements and verifying their fixes. 
  • Work closely with manager to create and/or contribute to test plans and test procedures. 
  • Inform manager in a timely and clear manner regarding progress on tasks and of issues needing immediate remediation or escalation. 
  • Proactive attitude and a willingness to “go the extra mile” to get the job done in excellence. 
  • Highly flexible attitude and ability to quickly shift gears when priorities change. 
  • Proactively participate in maintaining team standards and best practices. 
  • Maintain high responsiveness and excellent cross team collaboration.   


  • Knowledge of unit testing, integration testing & functional testing. 
  • Knowledge of agile development processes. 
  • Familiarity with HTML, XML, Java, Python and Angular. 
  • Experience with web and app applications, basic networking, general desktop, client/server models – an advantage 
  • Experience as an agile project Quality Engineer - an advantage. 
  • Experience in test automation and scripting - an advantage 
  • Strong organization and time management skills while working in a rapid software development environment. 
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 
  • Team-player attitude and the ability to work in a multi-tasking cross-collaborative fast paced environment- driving other people for the common goal. Not being shy. 
  • Must be able to identify and learn new technologies quickly.