Collective Health is hiring a

Software Intern - Data Infrastructure

San Mateo, United States

We all depend on healthcare throughout our lifetimes, for ourselves, and our families and friends, but it is notoriously difficult to navigate and understand. As an industry that comprises 20% of the US economy we think healthcare should work better for all of us. At Collective Health we believe it’s time for a new day in healthcare where as members we are informed and empowered to make the right care choices when the decisions are urgent and critical. 

As an engineering intern at Collective Health, you'll develop systems that allow us to analyze trends, power our web portals, manage user data, process insurance claims, and keep our data secure. Our tech stack is a distributed system of Java, Python, AWS Technologies. Our infrastructure is based on Spark, Databricks, Airflow, AWS S3, AWS Glue. We've got a ton of interesting problems to solve around distributed systems, data, analytics and predictions, system reliability, security, privacy, and more.

Interns at Collective Health are involved in every aspect of our software development lifecycle, including designing systems, writing code, and deploying to production. As an intern, you'll be assigned a mentor who will help you learn about engineering at Collective Health and help you grow and improve as an engineer. Our engineering culture is collaborative and supportive, and we value learning from each other. We care deeply about diversity and inclusion and have worked to build a diverse team where everyone feels respected and supported.

About the team:

You will be working with a team of engineers that are responsible for the Data Infrastructure in Collective Health. It is a small dynamic team with a strong focus on data. You will learn to work with big data tools like Spark, Databricks, Airflow, AWS Cloud technologies in addition to Java, Python languages. You will be part of a team that is responsible for creating the next generation data infrastructure to move data to and from external clients, partners, and internal users with the goal of improving healthcare. 

About you:

We're looking for interns who are proficient in an Object-Oriented programming language, such as Java or Python. We prefer interns to have completed at least one software development internship before who are passionate about data and infrastructure to solve hard problems for everyone. We are looking for interns who are willing to learn, strive to improve, and excited to make a difference in health insurance in the US.

Founded in 2013, Collective Health has created an ecosystem of innovative partners across care and benefits delivery, as well as built a powerful and flexible infrastructure to better enable employees and their families to understand, navigate, and pay for healthcare. By reducing the administrative lift of delivering health benefits, providing an intuitive member experience, and improving health outcomes, the company guides employees toward healthier lives and companies toward healthier bottom lines. Collective Health is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with locations in Chicago, IL, and Lehi, UT. For more information, please visit

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. Collective Health is committed to providing support to candidates who require reasonable accommodation during the interview process. If you need assistance, please contact [email protected].