Engineering Summer Intern

EngineeringSummer Intern, New York CityAppNexus is powering the advertising that powers the internet, and we’re looking for awesome students to come spend the summer with us. If you are excited by a platform that can process 130+ TB of data and serve 45 billion ads each day, and you are looking to solve unique, complex technical challenges this summer, then AppNexus is the place for you. As an AppNexusengineeringintern,you will spend 10weeks in our New York City headquarters writing code, pushing it to production, and making an impact on one of our engineering teams.About theteam:Engineering is at the core of what we do at AppNexus.Our Software Engineers play a pivotal role in developing, improving, and scaling our online advertising technology platform. Our software is complex, massively scaled, and built with a wide variety of languages and tools, lending itself to the most exciting and challenging technical problems.We are currently hiring interns forthe followingengineering teams at AppNexus:Real Time PlatformIn 3 years, AppNexus grew from processing 300K QPS to over 5 million QPS for an approximate total of 100 billion requests per day. Engineers working on the real-time aspects of our platform optimize our software for performance, space, and algorithmic efficiency. This is a fast-paced, mission-critical environment – the software and systems being built drive our real-time bidding business along with a multitude of other core initiatives for AppNexus. We work under strict real-time constraints, responding to and executing real-time, dynamic auctions in less than 100 milliseconds.DevOpsThe DevOps team provides tools that enable easy, fast, and continuous evolution of the AppNexus platform. Developers working on the applications that make up the platform use DevOps’ tools to release their changes into the production system. On a typical workday, multiple developers deploy their applications to production a total of 50 to 100 times. DevOps developers perform these deployments independently and their responsibility is to ensure the tools are available, perform well under high load, and are easy to use.OptimizationAt AppNexus, we process over 130 terabytes of data per day. This data is used to generate aggregated analytics reports, update budgets, and drive optimization engines. The Optimization team builds technology that identifies and analyzes relevant data to match buyers and sellers to help them achieve their business initiatives. To do this, engineers work closely with Data Scientists, implementing, testing and deploying complex models and intuitive, high-performance solutions for our diverse client base.Full StackThe Full Stack team builds powerful web applications that enable ad tech buyers and sellers to efficiently reach their audiences and monetize on our platform. User interfaces built by the team allow clients to easily control business objects and gain insight into performance. These applications are backed by robust back-end APIs which clients can integrate into directly, allowing them to drive results on our world-class real-time ad serving and bidding platform. In many cases, the products built by the Full Stack team are clients' first point of contact with the system, making the team's work critical to AppNexus' success.ReliabilityThe Reliability team’s mission is to ensure quality and reliability of the AppNexus platform. A reliable platform is what gives AppNexus the added flexibility and innovation velocity we need to compete at the top tier of the fast moving ad-tech industry. The Reliability team’s engineers and analysts design and develop automated testing tests, tools, and processes.Aboutyou:You are a Junior or Masters student with a BA/BS or Masters degree expected in December 2018 or Spring 2019 in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field.You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve and sharing your knowledge to empower others.You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen.You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem.You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools.About the summer intern program:New York City:Join 700 otherAppNexiansat ourheadquarters in the heart of Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Worried about finding housingWe’re here to help!Significant impact: Projects are designed specifically for you to fit your interests andskills.Shape your own role and be a part of the team that is building bold solutions to some of today’s most exciting and unique technical challenges to serve ads across the globe. Our interns are given responsibility immediately after completing onboarding.Robust onboarding:You will ramp up alongsideyour classof interns. Your first week will be spent with your class attending AppNexus University and Engineer Onboarding.Learn the ins and outs of one of the fastest growing industries and what it means to be anAppNexian.Performance management:As an intern, you will be assigned a manager who you'll meet with weekly, and a University Recruiting Partner who will be available as a resource for you throughout the summer. They will manage your performance every step of the way, ensure you're getting feedback in real-time, and host two structured performance reviews with you during your internship. Spend your summer immersed in life as anAppNexianand evaluate if AppNexus is the right place for you to join post-graduation.Mentorship: You’ll have a mentor assigned to you from day one. Your AppNexpert (AppNexus Expert) will help you acclimate to our company, meet people across teams, and ensure you have a fantastic summer.Events: You’ll participate in social and educational events that will help you get to know the other interns,give you the chance tomeet our Executive Team, and learn as much as possible.Look forward to events like the Annual Summer Field Day, Broadway shows, Mets games, Escape the Room, and more!Learn. Teach. Build.AppNexiansmake greatness happenJoin our communityAppNexus is proud to offer equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. We strive to foster a diverse, inclusive and engaging work environment. We welcome applications from all candidates and look forward to receiving yours! Our diversity in action:Partnering with Path Forward to offer returnshipsto help caregivers reenter the workforceSharing feedback openly through roundtable discussions on how to make progress on our Diversity & Inclusion goalsCelebrating our diversity with affinity groups (including OutNexus, AppNexus Women’s Network, AppNexus Latino Alliance and AppNexus Black Alliance to name just a few!)


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