Winter 2018 Software Engineering Co-op

Yext puts business on the map. The Yext Knowledge Engine™ lets companies manage their digital knowledge in the cloud and sync it to over 100 services in the PowerListings® Network. Yext Listings, Pages, and Reviews help businesses around the globe facilitate face-to-face and digital interactions that boost brand awareness, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.

The Yext engineering team drives the technology behind our revolutionary product offering!  We’re looking for Software Engineers to help us continue building out our product and services.  Our team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress.  You will work alongside engineers from the top universities and tech companies in the world, hands-on with the code from day one. 

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.

This internship period will take place from January - April/May 2018 with full-time hours based in our New York City headquarters.

The ideal candidate will have some non-curricular related experience in software development, preferably web development.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related technical field, graduating between December 2018 and August 2020
  • 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 offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, unlimited snacks, and a daily meal allowance. 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.  

About    

Yext is based in the heart of New York City, with offices operating in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, London, Paris, Tokyo, and Washington D.C. Yext has been recognized as one of America’s fastest-growing companies by Inc. 5000 (2015 & 2016), one of Forbes’ Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015), and one of Fortune's Best Places to Work (2014, 2015, & 2016). Most recently, Yext was named the #1 Workplace in New York City by Great Place to Work® and Fortune.

You can learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and blog.

Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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