Intern: Software Engineer

climatecorp The Climate Corporation

Position Overview:
The Climate Corporation is looking for talented and motivated Computer Science or Engineering students with solid CS and Programming fundamentals for several of our engineering teams. Our software helps farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and hardware products. As a Software Engineering intern, you will be responsible for designing, building, testing and deploying new products and services in a fast-paced, iterative development environment.

What You Will Do:
Front-end/Web Applications – JavaScript and CSS development for our web applications. We leverage several leading edge JS frameworks (including backbone, D3, and more). You will work primarily on the Web Interfaces for these applications, which are used by farmers to manage and insure their farms and crops.

Back-end/Platform Services – Large-scale distributed services for applications and data management. We use a mix of Java, Ruby on Rails, Python and Clojure code. You will work primarily on the back-end services that power our web and mobile applications. These cloud based services are built on AWS infrastructure and are designed for 7×24 operation, with manageability, availability, reliability and scalability in mind.

Mobile – Phone and Tablet application development for both the iOS and Android platforms. The applications complement our Web Applications by providing unique mobile device specific capabilities and core functionality to improve farming and insurance operations.

Science – Large-scale distributed data services for scientific computing (we use Clojure)

Data Analytics – we work with big-data, and invest considerably in our analytics capabilities. You will work with Hadoop/Map Reduce, RDBMS and data visualization tools

Basic Qualifications:
Enrolled in a degreed program in a technical or STEM related field

Knowledge of an object oriented programming language

Knowledge of software engineering or server-side Internet technologies

Preferred Qualifications:
Intellectual drive to learn anything

Great debugging and reasoning skills

Stellar academic record or equivalent work experience

Familiarity with command-line tools on a Unix shell

A desire to work on hard problems

What We Offer:
Our team is composed of top scientists and engineers. The environment is extremely engaging and fast-paced, with a diverse set of top engineers, agronomists, and statisticians working together to provide the best possible products and experiences for our customers.

Competitive pay and perks

We provide meals & a large assortment of snacks and drinks to get you through the day

1:1 Mentoring from a talented and motivated employee on your team

Opportunity to work on real projects with experience employees and have a direct impact on the company.

The amazing opportunity to participation in one of our Biotechnology Tours where you get out of the office and into the field (literally) with agents and farmers

Award winning offices with smart designs, large common areas and open floor plans that fuel collaboration

Various company sponsored events, activities and off-sites to make sure interns are having fun!

We regularly host meet-up groups and tech-talks and encourage participation in relevant workshops and conferences

Facilitated interaction with key executives and leadership

About Us:
The Climate Corporation, a subsidiary of Monsanto Company, aims to help all the world's farmers sustainably increase their productivity through the use of digital tools. The integrated Climate FieldView™ digital agriculture platform provides farmers with a comprehensive, connected suite of digital tools. Bringing together seamless field data collection, advanced agronomic modeling and local weather monitoring into simple mobile and web software solutions, Climate FieldView™ Prime, Climate FieldView™ Plus and Climate FieldView™ Pro give farmers a deeper understanding of their fields so they can make more informed operating decisions to optimize yields, maximize efficiency and reduce risk. For more information, please visit www.climate.com or follow the company on Twitter@climatecorp.

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