Software Engineering Intern - Fall 2019

San Francisco, California
University – University
Job Summary

Our engineers move extremely fast, while solving unusual and challenging problems. They’re smart, hands-on, and have a solid foundation in math, computer science, or software engineering. They have strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design, and contribute under a great deal of independence.


We have four unique engineering teams: Platform, Product, Data & Relevancy, and Infrastructure. Read below to see where you might fit in:

Marketplace engineers work on systems programming, scalability, reliability, and API design. Each engineer has the opportunity to work on all merchant platforms as well as our entire stack. They work on entire features from the database level to the client.

Product engineers release new mobile updates biweekly to ensure that engineers are able to iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. Each engineer has the opportunity to work on all mobile platforms as well as our entire stack. They work on entire features from the database level to the client.

Data & Relevancy engineers work on our massive semi-structured datasets. They have domain experience in data mining, information retrieval, or machine learning, and a strong system orientation. Key product initiatives include product feed relevance, ad targeting, information extraction, and recommendations.

Infrastructure engineers scale a massive, highly-available platform end-to-end. They design distributed systems, validate performance, factor in security, and proactively monitor every corner of our stack. When things do go wrong, they are on-hand to fight the fires.

Required Skills

    • Passion to hack social commerce
    • Self-motivated, relentlessly focused on impact, and able to operate under a great deal of independence
    • Math, computer science, and software engineering are in your DNA. You have a solid foundation and a real passion for it.
    • You lay awake thinking about improving the design, implementation and maintenance of large software systems with millions of users
    • You revel in building features quickly and iterating in a data-driven fashion
Wish is transforming the way the world shops by offering a convenient and personalized mobile shopping experience. Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable quality goods to be accessible for everyone on a global scale. We bring together world-class technical talent with a passion for connecting relevant products to the global population.

Learn more about us:
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Wish values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. We do not discriminate based on any legally-protected class or characteristic. Employment decisions are made based on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let your recruiter know. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.