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Software Engineer - Intern (Data Infrastructure)

Kensho
One World Trade Center
New York, NY 10006

At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products.To do this, we look for people who insist on abias towards actionto minimize unhelpful hierarchy and process. We collaborate using our teammates' diverse perspectives to solve hard problems. Our communication with one another is open, honest and efficient. We dedicate time and resources to explore new ideas and, as a result, we produce technology that is scalable, robust, and useful.


We look for prolific, intellectually curious technologists who appreciate code, math and beauty. We are on a mission to elucidate complex data through scientific, statistical, analytical, computational and inspired study, all accessible though an elegant UI.

What Youll Do:

  • Write server-side and user-facing applications for high-volume data analytics and processing
  • Design interfaces, APIs and services that address immediate needs with an eye for future scaling and reuse
  • Analyze, transform, structure and crunch financial data that is growing in size, diversity and complexity
  • Write tests to ensure the functionality and reliability of the team's code
  • Quickly create a prototype and then iteratively transform it into awesome

What We Look For:

  • At least one core expertise, such as python, distributed computing, statistical/financial analysis, or (actually big) data
  • Practical understanding of algorithms, data structures and design patterns
  • Personal projects, open source contributions or portfolio of work
  • Strong mathematical and statistical background with proficiency using pandas/numpy/nltk/scikit-learn
  • Versatility to contribute across the entire stack and suite of products
  • Effective coding, documentation and communication habits
  • Ability and credibility to lead a team
  • Experience at a top technology company or financial institution

How to Really Get Our Attention:

  • Major technical contributor at atop softwarecompany
  • Contribution to open-source projects showing innovation and initiative
  • Research, publications and patents

Technologies We Like:

  • Python and specifically Pandas, Numpy, scikit-learn, django and celery
  • Infrastructure such as kubernetes, nginx, redis, and RabbitMQ
  • Data stores like PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch and various NoSQL alternatives
  • JavaScript (and related frameworks), React, canvas and d3.js
  • Ubuntu Linux or similar
  • Development and debugging tools like Git, Jenkins, Selenium


All qualifiedapplicantswill receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.


kensho.com

Category: Data Science / Machine Learning
Full-time

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