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Software Engineering Intern, Backend - Summer 2024

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United States  San Mateo, United States
Internship, IT/Technology, English

Job Description:

Who We Are

(COMPANY NAME) is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only (COMPANY NAME) offers six product lines - video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms - integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.

Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, (COMPANY NAME) gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.

Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, (COMPANY NAME) has expanded rapidly with 15 offices across three continents, 1,600+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.


(COMPANY NAME) is looking for software engineering interns to join our team for an exciting and challenging internship. We are seeking interns who will thrive in a startup culture working alongside teammates to launch products that will be utilized by customers across the globe. As an intern working with the Backend Engineering team, you will have opportunities to work across the full software stack and collaborate cross-functionally to build the latest iterations of (COMPANY NAME)'s flagship software enabling our best-in-class security systems.

Learn more about (COMPANY NAME) from one of our interns - Gary Ye from University of Waterloo!


* Build scalable distributed systems capable of handling high traffic from 100s of thousands of devices deployed around the world
* Work with high concurrency key-value storage systems (Redis, DynamoDB)
* Work with Postgres relational databases
* Work with logging and message passing technologies like Kafka and SQS
* Deploy services via Terraform and Kubernetes
* Develop large scale systems to interact with and configure products remotely.
* Define and improve low-latency, high-throughput, high-reliability microservice architectures
* Design and develop features incorporating cutting edge computer vision
* Design clean APIs and implement them using Python and/or Go


* Ability to work at (COMPANY NAME) HQ during winter or summer 2024
* Actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar technical field of study
* Graduating by June 2025
* Prior internship experience developing and launching products
* Familiar with: Python or Golang, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, AWS, Docker, etc.
* Comfortable working in an agile team software development environment
* Familiar with REST APIs and Linux servers are a plus

Pay Disclosure

At (COMPANY NAME), we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate's skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting base pay may be above or below this range. Base pay is also just one component of (COMPANY NAME)'s total rewards package. A (COMPANY NAME) employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Hourly Pay Range

$55-$65 USD

(COMPANY NAME) Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, (COMPANY NAME) is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at (COMPANY NAME) will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law

Source: Company website
Posted on: 05 Jan 2024
Type of job: Internship
Industry: Information Technology
Languages: English
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