Software Engineer Intern - Summer 2018

San Francisco

About Backend Engineer Internship

As a software engineer intern you will join our existing engineering team in San Francisco, and work on the server-side design and code for our data stores, platforms, systems, and web applications, as well as internal systems to manage our services.

The daily focus is on productivity, features and delivering results, while ensuring customer satisfaction, performance, and reliability of our platform.

You'll work alongside experienced software engineers and receive ongoing guidance and mentorship from them throughout the internship.

If you are someone who…

Is passionate about solving complex problems in just about every area of computer science, including extract, transform, load (ETL) database functions, information retrieval, machine learning, factory automation, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, big data
Is a critical thinker, works hard to understand the essence of a problem, and uses curiosity and sound judgment to determine solutions
Is a self starter, and has the ability to deliver results in a fast-paced startup environment
Thinks like an owner, and takes initiative to solve problems and drive projects to completion
Is a team player, and can step in and help when others need it, as well as leverage a team to improve the quality your work

 ...then we look forward to receiving your application.

​Minimum qualifications

Currently pursuing BS degree in Computer Science or related field of study
Experience or interest in working with our technology stack: Python running on AWS, relational & NoSQL databases
Strong communication skills and attention to detail

Preferred qualifications

Planning to graduate and pursue industry work in Fall 2018 or Spring 2019
Past internship or job experience in a software development role
Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
Experience with Python programming on Unix/Linux environments
Experience with ETL
Familiar with data analysis toolkits (e.g. pandas)

Sight Machine is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.