Software Engineering Intern Etsy
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We are seeking versatile software engineering interns to build awesome products for our community with code that is beautiful, functional, and easy to maintain. You'll be extending Etsy in new directions as well as streamlining and re-factoring our existing systems. Our site is growing by leaps and bounds, so candidates should thrive in dynamic environments where development is fast and the only constant is change.
If you write code only when a class project requires it, this position is not for you. We are looking for people that live and breathe code and that love to experiment.
at least two of the following: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, Objective C, or Scala in a Linux environment
relational databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL
database scaling at the application level and
caching approaches, from object caching to CDNs
RESTful web services APIs for developers, both building and using them
performance tuning web applications from the frontend to the backend
experience with lighttpd, Apache, memcached, and Squid environments
mentoring and develop others
scale and what it takes to be successful at a community-driven web site where the word "millions" is used frequently and in many contexts
Previous internship or work experience at leading social Internet companies
Lucene/Solr and other enterprise search technologies
practical experience with database sharding
social networking applications and associated design patterns
credit card gateways, PayPal, and PCI compliance issues
abuse and anti-spam approaches and technologies
Ideally, you will have completed significant coursework towards a Computer Science degree
shipping: you can point to products on the web today that you built and shipped
love of the web and a sense of fascination with the endless possibilities it creates
comfort with the occasional high jinks
a sense of fun and playfulness
Etsy is the marketplace we make together. We have 20 million members in over 200 countries. In 2012, our sellers grossed more than $850 million in sales. Our mission is to reimagine commerce to build a more fulfilling and lasting world.
Our offices are like this http://www.avc.com/avc/2010/09/the-office-matters.html and this http://www.officesnapshots.com/2010/10/11/etsy-offices/. We're empowered and expected to be ourselves, share our ideas and figure out what we can each do to keep Etsy evolving. We have full company-paid benefits, including family and domestic partner benefits, humane working hours, couches, quiet spaces, lunch twice a week and handmade desks.
We're growing rapidly and are well-funded with a proven business model and established revenue to help us continue serving our community.
We're growing rapidly and are well-funded with a proven business model and established revenue to help us continue growing and serving our community. If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter along with your resume telling us what inspires you about Etsy and why you think you are perfect for the team. If you contribute to an open source project, write a blog, or practice another craft besides software, that means something to us, and we would love to hear about it when you write!
||325 Gold Street |
Brooklyn, NY 11201
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED