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Opportunity to join a global tech company as a Software Engineering Intern

| Updated: February 13, 2022 18:09:13


Opportunity to join a global tech company as a Software Engineering Intern

Welcome (formerly NewsCred) is the leading marketing orchestration platform used by the world’s most ambitious brands to strategically align teams, take the friction out of execution, and demonstrate meaningful results. Only Welcome offers a platform purpose-built for the complexities of modern marketing that can scale to support the largest teams in the world. 

Welcome has been acquired by Optimizely, a leading digital experience platform (DXP) provider. Their brand portfolio includes over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow.

Overview of the Position

We are looking for Full-­Time Interns who will collaborate with us on various exciting projects based on Python/JavaScript. The Internship Program will last for six months, following which outstanding candidates may be offered a full-time position as a Software Engineer. 

If you want to advance your career in software engineering by working for a global company full of experienced players who are the best at what they do, this is the perfect role for you!  

To get a taste of how things work at Welcome, an Optimizely company, go through our Facebook page. It’s fun here, and you get the opportunity to learn from a world-class engineering team and do more than you would anywhere else.

Note: This is a full-time position so we will not be considering part-time applicants. All individuals selected for this role will be required to work remotely during the COVID-19 period. 

What You’ll Do

You will work on a project under the direct guidance of a dedicated supervisor and support from several technical mentors. By the end of the program, we expect our Interns to have the following skills/knowledge:

Git, JS, NodeJS, Database, Design Pattern and Design Principles, React, Microservice Design Pattern, Python, Flask, Database, AWS, Agile Methodology and most importantly, how we work.

Expected Deliverables

A workable solution to the project

  • A document on the entire work, e.g., internship paper
  • Presentation on the project

What You’ll Need

  • Bsc. in Computer Science (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Programming knowledge, understanding of database, knowledge of algorithm as well as data structure
  • Good analytical skill
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Proficiency in English
  • Ability to work in a team and independently
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When hiring SE interns, we assess candidates on the following KSAOs:

Knowledge:

  • Engineering fundamentals and principles. 
  • Data Structure and Algorithms

Knowledge is primarily ‘theoretical’ and relates to someone’s understanding of certain concepts, theories, or subject matter. 

Skills:

  • Designed system(s) end to end
  • Write clean code
  • Used design patterns and principle
  • Tests code/TDD
  • Algorithmic problem-solving
  • Good communication 

Abilities: 

  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Analytics thought process

Abilities and skills are often used interchangeably, but there are subtle differences. Ability is the capacity to perform, whereas skill refers to actually performing the task.

Other attributes:

  • Passionate for app development 
  • Comprehends the questions asked
  • Open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Asks good questions
  • Team player
  • Trustworthy and humble
  • Open to giving and receiving feedback
  • Strong and fluent English communication skill

Note: Please include pet projects under the title "Personal Projects" in the application this will help your profile stand out. Also, please include Github links where we can read your code.

Interview Plan

Recruiter Screen > Code Test + Code Review > Final Interview > Executive Review > Offer

At Optimizely, we have standardized the language to English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication are done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.

Application Link:

Interested Applicants can apply via this link - https://cutt.ly/1Opz84f

Further Information:

For details about Welcome, visit their website here - https://cutt.ly/aOpxlPZ

And their Facebook page, here - https://cutt.ly/NOpxY6o

For details about Optimizely, visit their website here - https://cutt.ly/rOpxqPS

And their Facebook page here - https://cutt.ly/dOpxdlP

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