Software Engineering (Data) Intern - Summer 2014 Factual
This is an opportunity for students to get experience building large-scale computing infrastructure! We're looking for those special someones and self-starters who can learn quickly and who think coolness is a function of how much data you get to work with. The primary focus of summer internships at Factual is professional growth and development and students are provided with the opportunity to meet and interact with everyone in the company.
Want to help the Data Team produce the data? Then the Software Engineering (Data) Internship is for you!
Currently pursuing a BS, MS or PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, or related degree.
Academic/previous internship experience with Java, data structures, and algorithms.
Have some experience with scripting languages like Python.
Demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum GPA: 3.2).
Strong problem solving and analytical capabilities.
Strong management skills - organized and extremely high attention to detail.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Must return to school in the fall.
The learning goals and deliverables for the student:
Learn to work with other team members in terms of feature requests/feedback.
Conceptualize a software feature, figure out a way to do it, and implement it.
Feature completion that will be in actual production use at Factual.
Possibly contribute something that can released back into the community.
Possible Factual blog post.
FACTUAL SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM STRUCTURE
The summer program can begin in May or June and conclude around August. The specific start and end dates are flexible depending on your schedule.
Interns will be expected to work a 30-40 hour work week. This is a paid internship and compensation will be based on the student?s academic level (undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral rates vary). This internship position is a non-exempt position under federal and state laws and will be eligible for overtime per regulations.
Lastly, know that the preference will be for junior or senior-level undergrads and for those about to complete their Masters or Phd?s.
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