Software Engineering Intern - Summer 2018

| Chicago

Who We Are

Networked Insights technology helps marketers from the world’s biggest brands and agencies understand their customers, inform their media spend, invent new products, drive amazing creative campaigns and improve their targeting by providing game-changing insights no other technology company can provide.

Our two primary products - Kairos and - help brands tap into billions of public online and social conversations (classified intelligently using the latest advancements in AI and machine learning) so that they can become more relevant to consumers, and get better results from their campaigns.

What You’ll Do

As an Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the design and development of new Java-based applications, while also getting to work with a cutting edge Big Data stack. All of our colleagues enjoy a sense of ownership in their work, and this will be no different for our interns. You will sit among a team of highly experience engineers and will be tasked with creating a piece of software that will be incorporated into our product.

What You’ll Need

  • Ideally Junior level status toward an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a closely related degree, with at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Competency coding in Java
  • Demonstrated experience building a piece of software, either in the classroom, or better yet, on your own or with a group of friends
  • Avid learner who is able to grasp new concepts and learn new technologies quickly
  • Courage to jump head-first into technical problems on day one
  • Excited about the Big Data revolution, with a passion for translating huge collections of data into actionable insights
  • Knowledge of any other key technologies in our stack is a plus, including Python, Linux, Spring, REST, Tomcat, SQL, or NoSQL
  • Knowledge of Big Data technologies is helpful as well such as Spark, Storm, ElasticSearch, Kafka, Lucene, or BigQuery
  • What You’ll Get

    • Experience designing and coding a software solution that will actually go into production within our platform
    • Mentored by smart, highly experienced engineers who aren't jerks. They're pretty nice actually!
    • Exposure to a cutting edge Big Data stack and a sophisticated Machine Learning environment
    • Great office location in downtown Chicago
    • Tons of free food and drinks - We even celebrated National Taco Day this year
    • Bragging rights to your friends that you spent your summer working with a cool startup

    If you are interested and think you can keep up with our team, then we would love to hear from you!

    We are an equal opportunity employer and 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.

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    350 N. Orleans, Suite 850, Chicago, IL 60654
    350 N. Orleans, Suite 850, Chicago, IL 60654

    Perks of working here

    Commuter Benefits
    Company Outings
    Flex Work Hours
    Game Room
    Health Benefits
    Some Meals Provided
    Stocked Kitchen
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