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Echo Global Logistics

Software Engineering Intern

Chicago, IL

At Echo, we foster a culture that promotes continuous learning, innovation, and personal development. Apply today and grow with Echo!
Spend your summer working within Echo's Technology team! Echo recently ranked as the second-largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we continue growing virtually all our technical teams. As part of our team, you will contribute to engineering of large-scale web-based applications to enable Echo's business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever-growing market.

Echo's internship program allows you the opportunity have on-the-job training to execute real world projects, interact with Senior Management/Executives, mentorship from leaders, and thrive in an environment and culture that listens to and welcomes your feedback. Echo is a high-energy organization with great enthusiasm, collaboration and is a lot of FUN to be a part of!

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The Software Engineer Interns will report to the Software Engineering Manager and will have the opportunity to work remote (HQ in Chicago). This role will contribute to Echo's Engineering department while supporting the strategic architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. The Software Engineer intern is an active member on a dynamic team looking to build Best in Class logistics software. The ideal intern for this role not only is able to produce high quality work quickly, but also interested in learning and applying new technologies.

  • Must be able to start June 3, 2024
  • Will be a Senior in fall 2024

  • Design, develop, test, document and present new automated solutions to improve current or create new products and processes
  • Work to develop one or several of our web-based product offerings
  • Reduce build, deployment and configuration complexity for custom and third-party applications through automated solutions
  • Carry out root-cause analysis on defects to ensure fixes are happening in the right way
  • Troubleshoot legacy programming code written in multiple different languages
  • Open to new ideas and encourages innovative practices amongst peers

  • Paid internship, casual dress, team outings
  • Help understand career opportunities by joining an industry leader for the summer
  • Work with virtually all aspects and teams within Echo Technology
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices
  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on our product offerings
  • Work in the full software delivery life-cycle
  • Ability to constantly enhance and improve applications
  • Plan to learn a lot and have a lot of fun!

Work Environment/Physical Demands Summary:
This job operates in an office environment and uses a computer, telephone and other office equipment as needed to perform duties. The noise level in the work environment is typical of that of an office with an open seating floor plan. The employee may encounter frequent interruptions throughout the work day. The employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

Client-provided location(s): Chicago, IL, USA
Job ID: Echo_Global_Logistics_FGB-R2848
Employment Type: Intern

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program