Software Engineering Intern - Summer 2017
Yext is the global location data management leader, and our mission is to help people Go Places™. The award-winning Yext Location Cloud enables companies of all sizes to manage location data across their websites, mobile apps, internal systems, and the industry’s largest ecosystem of maps, apps, social networks, directories, and search engines including Google, Apple, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. Learn more about how we help people go places at yext.com.
As a Software Engineering Intern at Yext, you will work on the most pressing projects facing our team! In addition to working hands-on with code from day one, you will work alongside engineers from top universities and tech companies. Our team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress. We rely heavily on Java but believe in using the right technology for each unique challenge. You will play an important role on our team, have a huge impact on the company, and learn a TON.
The ideal candidate will have some non-curricular related experience in software development, preferably web development.
Specific responsibilities include
- Participate in full software lifecycle including design, implementation, and deployment
- Develop highly scalable systems using a variety of languages and technologies
- Deliver software against an aggressive schedule
- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related technical field, graduating between December 2017 and August 2019
- Excellent implementation skills (C++, Java, Python)
- Fast learner who picks up new technologies quickly
- Ability to work productively in a collaborative team environment
- Effective time-management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects
Compensation, Benefits & Perks
Yext currently employs over 500 amazing people around the globe. Our headquarters are in the historic Flatiron District in New York City, with additional offices in Chicago, Dallas, London, and Metro Washington DC. Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, 401k, unlimited snacks, daily meal allowance, flexible hours / paid time off, and excellent health / dental / vision insurance. Our mission is to help people go places—both consumers to our customers’ doorsteps and our employees to new heights in their careers. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
Yext is based in the heart of New York City with over 500 employees worldwide operating in Chicago, Dallas, Washington D.C., Germany, and the UK. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies by the Inc. 500 (#212 in 2015), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014 & 2015). Learn more about how we help people go places at yext.com.
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