Sailthru is hiring a

Software Engineering Intern – Summer 2017

New York, United States

Sailthru is looking for bright students who strive to be ahead of curve to join our team! At Sailthru, we expect our interns to be full contributing members of our engineering organization, upholding with the same expectations and responsibilities as our employees. During this program, you will be expected to plan, develop, and ship code into our production environment in your first sprint with the company, and more during the course of the summer.

This is a full time, 10 week, paid internship program based in our lively New York City HQ. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

About Sailthru

Sailthru is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in NYC. Our retail and publishing customers are among the largest organizations worldwide and they use our platform to provide a connected customer experience across today’s ever growing list of channels, platforms and devices. We’re a technology team that:

  • Builds small collaborative teams across engineering, data science, data platforms, and ops
  • Scales our platforms to handle billions of monthly inbound and outbound messages
  • Works in a leading-edge, technology focused environment
  • Solves challenges using a variety of technologies that make real impact on the day-to-day operations of more than 400 client organizations
  • Makes significant contributions to the scalability of our technology and has a voice in the direction of our product and operations

Who You Are

  • You understand data structures and algorithms inside and out
  • You have a solid understanding of networks, operating systems, and databases
  • You are at home with Java or JavaScript, and ideally PHP or Python as well
  • Modern programming best practices and design patterns guide your work

How You’ll Grow

  • You'll build new features, contribute to the code base, and make architecture improvements while working closely with your team members, no different from any full-time engineer.
  • You’ll work with our product team to design new features, making trade-offs based on business needs and technical design
  • You’ll own a product feature from start to finish, taking the feature through our entire development lifecycle from design, coding, review, testing, through to deployment and verification.
  • You’ll participate in the day-to-day processes and meetings required for an engineering team to run and deliver on a quality product

Qualifications + Bonus Points

  •  Current or rising senior working towards a BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Java experience required; PHP and Python experience a plus
  • Previous software engineering experience at a technology company a plus
  • Experience or interest in working with distributed systems a plus
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, ever changing environment

What’s Next

We take pride in hiring amazing engineers who love to build great products, and have designed a novel interviewing process that will help you learn about Sailthru as much as it will help us learn about you:

  • We start out with a quick phone call to answer your questions and get to know you a little better.
  • Then, you'll take a 30-45 remote coding challenge to make sure you have the basic coding chops we need.
    • The current record for a perfect score: 18 minutes!
      Maybe you will make history.
  • Finally, we’ll be bringing you (and other potential candidates) into our office to meet the team.