Software Engineering Intern

Las Vegas, NV /
University Internships /
/ On-site
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.

As a Software Engineering Intern you will be responsible for helping build a completely new underground transportation system: the Las Vegas Loop. Every day we perform thousands of rides and collect gigabytes of data: within this role, you will primarily focus on designing and developing tools for collecting, analyzing and displaying insightful data and graphs for the Las Vegas Loop.


    • Implement reliable and scalable Web services to monitor the Las Vegas Loop
    • Improve Loop operational efficiency by deploying web tools for various teams at The Boring Company
    • Formulate statistical metrics to evaluate the Las Vegas Loop performance
    • Develop and deploy web tools to display such performance metrics
    • Clearly document and communicate design proposals
    • Support the Las Vegas Loop during hours of operations, eventually during weekends or holidays when necessary

Basic Qualifications

    • High School diploma or GED and currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field
    • Prior experience in software development projects (industry or school)
    • Proficiency in 2 or more coding languages
    • Experience with Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, JS, Node.js and at least one of jQuery, React, Angular, Vue or similar
    • Understanding of how to develop Web APIs including concepts such as REST
    • Familiar with communication protocols, such as HTTP, TCP, UDP
    • Solid mathematics and statistics fundamentals

Preferred Skills and Experience

    • Ability to quickly adapt to new projects and learn new languages, technologies and concepts under tight time constraints
    • Experience with Python
    • Understanding of networking
    • Experience with Computer Science competitions such as The International Olympiad in Informatics
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.

We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.

The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.