About Rent the Runway:
Described by Forbes as “Tech’s Next Billion Dollar Star” Rent the Runway is set to disrupt the $1.7T Global Fashion Industry by ensuring that rental is a habitual, convenient, daily part of getting dressed. We believe that every woman in the U.S. and soon every woman in the world, should have a subscription to fashion that is powered by a mobile-first experience, aided by top-notch customer service and serviced by omni-channel capabilities. We also believe that fashion is an industry that should be democratized by giving everyone access to the real thing and the associated feelings of self-confidence that comes with. Since our launch in late 2009, we have raised over $125MM and built a transformative business model, proprietary technology all coded in-house, a unique reverse-logistics operation and one of the most beloved brands on earth. 5MM women in the U.S. are members of our community - many have used Rent the Runway for some of the most important events in their lives. We have also launched a foundation to support female entrepreneurship and help women build scalable businesses. There is a revolutionary spirit in our founding DNA that permeates to our culture today; Our team is smart, aggressive, entrepreneurial and ready to continue challenging old systems and rewriting new rules.
About our Engineering Team:
Our engineering team works on challenging product-oriented problems across the boundaries of e-commerce, mobile, analytics and shipping/fulfillment, and the backbone of our business is served by our custom logistics management system which is core to our capacity to deliver the right product to the right user at the right time. We utilize data, engineering and algorithms to create a personalized website and an adaptive supply chain to fulfill our commitment to an amazing customer experience.
Engineers at Rent the Runway focus on solving business problems first, and receive the satisfaction that they have true impact on the success of the company. We are an innovation-focused team, and want engineers that are interested in seeing opportunities and going after them. Many of our engineers are entrepreneurs themselves, and we strongly encourage a transparent, collaborative, product-driven culture across our organization. We are a diverse team and welcome applicants with both CS supernerd and non-traditional backgrounds.
As a Software Engineering Intern at Rent the Runway, your primary responsibility will be to write clean, testable and performant code. Most importantly, you will be working with a mentor with whom you create substantial projects.
The RTR web application stack is comprised of a frontend written in Backbone.js and Ruby communicating with a backend comprised of a set of java web services primarily written on the DropWizard framework. In this role you'll be working up and down this stack, building out new feature and business models while balancing system performance, monitoring, and correctness. Most importantly, you'll be working alongside a great, tight-knit team who wants to see you achieve mastery.
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