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American Heart Association Intern - Innovative Solutions in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Temporary Intern position in our Innovative Solutions team at our office located in Dallas, TX.

This role will focus on solutions being developed in the AWS cloud solution environment. Functions include but are not limited to, data analytics, interpreting data requests, building visualizations, requirements gathering, analysis and documentation all within the AWS environment. An ideal candidate will demonstrate good understanding and knowledge of dimensional data modeling, Data Warehouses, reporting techniques and modern analytic software. This position will collaborate with many other Business Technology departments regarding operations, project management as well as third party developers and AWS consultants.

Essential Duties:

  • Learn to apply services within the AWS service catalog to create visibility into the metrics and data associated to a specific AHA, innovation project being developed on this platform.

  • Learn to create reporting dashboards both for user interfaces and aggregated metrics for internal AHA use and Scientific analysis.

  • Assist in the development of the entire AHA enterprise application being created.


  • Currently pursuing a Master's degree (preferable) or undergraduate degree with a focus on Information Technology.

  • Proficiency in visual presentation and analytical software (Tableau, SAS, Power BI or similar) with the ability to design complex dashboards using all tableau functions including data blending, actions, parameters, etc.

  • Knowledge of common query languages such as SQL.

  • General knowledge database development, management, and quality control methods.

  • Ability to take the initiative and assemble creative, technical solutions.


Non-essential but desirable Technical skills:

  • Experience with AWS analytic services such as:

  • Athena

  • EMR

  • CloudSearch

  • Elasticsearch Service

  • Kinesis

  • QuickSight

  • Data Pipeline

  • AWS Glue

  • MSK

Knowledge of Java based development languages:

  • Python

  • NodeJS

  • AngularJS

  • VueJS

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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Requisition ID 2019-4673

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technologies

American Heart Association
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