InfluxData is hiring an

Engineering 2022 Summer Internship


InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading time series platform. We empower developers and organizations, such as Cisco, IBM, Siemens, and Tesla, to build real-time applications for IoT, analytics, and cloud native services. Our technology is purpose-built to handle the massive volumes of time-stamped data produced by sensors, applications and computer infrastructure. InfluxData is headquartered in San Francisco, with a workforce distributed throughout the U.S., Canada, and across Europe.

InfluxData is a remote first company that has a strong commitment to open source, learning with humility, and getting stuff done.  This is a great opportunity to experience day-to-day life in an exciting tech company. Our interns are integrated members of the engineering teams they join,  where they will participate in our weekly engineering planning meetings and contribute using the same engineering planning, review, and testing processes as our employees.  This provides an opportunity for interns to learn how commercial software is written.  We value our interns for their injection of new ideas, new perspectives, and it gives us a chance to meet students and prospective future employees. We are looking for interns to join any one of our teams, outlined below:

  • UI: visual tools to query time-series data and display the results on dashboards etc.
  • E-commerce: global provisioning, account lifecycle and e-commerce integrations
  • Developer relations: sharing technical knowledge with the community through oral presentations/talks and/or writing

We will provide structure, definition of goals, process, relationships, community, and a breadth of mentoring experiences to give students the best chance to succeed at their projects.  Our mentors range from recent graduates of boot camps, to CS PhDs with several years of teaching experience.  

What you'll be doing: 

  • Developing software for our commercial or open-source database projects
  • Pair with teammates to deliver well structured production code with automated tests
  • Regularly participate in code reviews and design discussions

What you bring to the table

  • In progress or recently completed Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or participation in a relevant coding bootcamp
  • Experience programming in a modern programming language such as Javascript/React, Java, Python, Go, C++, or C#
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technical curiosity and a strong desire to learn and improve

Bonus points:

  • Contributions to any open source project
  • Prior experience and/or Interest in working with Go
  • Experience with Elixir or React.
  • Working knowledge of Git (and GitHub)
  • Comfortable navigating Unix/Linux systems via terminal

It’s not expected that you’ll have deep expertise in every dimension above, but you should be interested in learning any of the areas that are less familiar to you.

We offer fantastic benefits; in the US these include:

  • Medical/ dental/vision insurance with 100% coverage for employees and dependents
  • Company contribution to your FSA
  • Flexible Time Off - take the time you need
  • Life Insurance, short and long term disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Wellness programs
  • ....and more perks!

Our Core Values

Our employees are the heart of the company and only by having a core set of beliefs and values will we be successful. We hire and live by these core values:

  • We value each other
  • We get stuff done
  • We believe humility drives learning
  • We embrace failure
  • We are committed to open source

Visit our careers page to learn more about working at InfluxData.

InfluxData is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

InfluxData does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job board or directly to employees. InfluxData will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.