Software Developer Intern - Winter 2020

San Francisco
Career Accelerator Program/Internships – CAP Engineering
Intern/CAP
At PagerDuty, we believe that people do their best in a culture that fosters inclusion, innovation, and success. Our values - Champion the Customer, Take the Lead, Run Together, Ack + Own and Bring Yourself - serve as the foundation of our collaborative and dynamic culture. Whether it’s conducting a retrospective, participating in our monthly Hackdays, cranking out a new product feature, supporting our two PagerDuty bands, or doing our day to day work, Dutonians live and breathe these five values every day. Together, we solve real customer issues and fulfill our mission of connecting teams to real-time opportunities and elevate work to the outcomes that matter.  

About our Career Accelerator Program (CAP)
The Career Accelerator Program at PagerDuty offers an opportunity for participants, to learn and build meaningful skills at PagerDuty. Whether you’re enrolled  in a post-secondary institution, completed a coding bootcamp, or returning to work after a gap in employment, CAP can provide up to 16 weeks of hands-on experience in a high growth tech company. Through a variety of networking, learning, and mentoring opportunities, our CAP program fast tracks participants for an exceptional career and can serve as a gateway to permanent employment at PD.

CAP has three cohorts each year beginning in January (Winter), May (Summer) and September (Fall) and participants are paid competitively in their respective industries.

Check out what some of our past participants have done during their time at PD.

This is a 4 month role for the Winter 2020 term. The term begins on January 6, 2020 and ends on April 24, 2020.

How You Contribute to Our Vision

    • You’re passionate about building software and looking for a place to put your skills to use and work with a fantastic team
    • You will build and ship new customer-facing features (A number of participants deployed features during their time at PagerDuty!)
    • You’ll collaborate with product and UX to deliver the highest quality web experience
    • You’ll be participating in code reviews for your fellow team members 

About You

    • You are excited to take on the difficult challenges of building highly available distributed systems and the responsibilities that come with developing mission critical software.
    • You are confidently self-driven
    • You have an insatiable desire to learn
    • You are empathetic - you can clearly communicate your thoughts and opinions to others
    • You are passionate about high quality, maintainable and testable code
    • You have a solid grasp of computer science fundamentals
    • You want to build reliable and highly scalable systems 

Our Toolset: Are you interested in learning about these?

    • Languages: mainly Ruby on Rails, Scala, Elixir, Swift, Objective C (iOS), Java (Android) and more!
    • Back-end: Kafka, Percona XtraDB (MySQL), Cassandra, CouchDB
    • Front-end: Backbone.js, Ember.js, CoffeeScript and ES6
    • Technologies: Distributed Systems, Databases, High Availability Systems, Machine Learning, Streaming Systems

Minimum Qualifications

    • Good understanding of CS fundamentals, eg. data structures and algorithms
    • Knowledge and understanding of at least one programming language, eg. Java, Python, C
PagerDuty Offers:
In addition to working with deeply passionate and intelligent people in a dynamic environment, we also offer:
Competitive compensation
Catered lunch every day and a well stocked kitchen - snacks and beverages for every mood
Monthly company-wide hack-days
Mentorship - each participant is matched with a team mentor
A chance to participate in our Employee Resource Groups and give back through various volunteer opportunities





PagerDuty is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. PagerDuty does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, parental status, veteran status, or disability status.

PagerDuty is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application process.  Should you require accommodation, please email accommodation@pagerduty.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.

Our stewardship of the data of many thousands of customers means that a background check is required to join PagerDuty. We will, nonetheless, consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with local requirements.
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