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Software Engineering Intern, Backend - Winter

| Greater NYC Area
Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.

Cockroach Labs is the team behind CockroachDB, an open source, distributed SQL database. We strive to build infrastructure that keeps pace with the world, so developers can focus on what matters most: building the best products. Come and join us on our mission to Make Data Easy. Are you ready to aim high and build to last?

The Role

We are looking for extraordinary backend engineering interns to join our team to join our team.
  • Design, code, and test across our distributed, open source database, CockroachDB. You bring your expertise to the table to help us build the best database for our users, partners, and customers.
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers both in-house and in our open source community to design, implement, and integrate new features and tools into CockroachDB.
  • Improve the performance of CockroachDB.
  • Make sure that our products stay scalable, survivable, and consistent as we continue to grow as a company.
  • Work in at least one of the following areas of interest: backend, frontend, full stack, and/or site reliability engineering.
A huge bonus is that even after your experience at Cockroach Labs ends, your code will live on in our open source GitHub repo, CockroachDB. Come help us on our mission to Make Data Easy!
The Expectations

In your first 30 days, you will become an integrated member of our engineering team. During this time, you will work on a starter project that allows you to gain confidence in navigating the code base and gain familiarity with our engineering environment. We believe that it's important for you to take this first month to become familiar with our technology and our company. 

For the next 3 months, you will contribute to CockroachDB's codebase. After wrapping up your starter project, you will work with your manager to focus your efforts on a project that aligns with your interests and the product roadmap.

You

  • You are pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related technical field, graduating between May 2020 and December 2022.
  • You have had exposure to course works on subjects like distributed systems, concurrency control, data replication, file systems, or SQL processing.
  • Are comfortable using programming languages like Go, C/C++, Java, and Python/Django. If you don't know any of these languages, you'll learn them while you're here.
  • You love building relationships with your colleagues. You enjoy being part of the code review process and partnering with your teammates on challenging problems.
  • You are genuinely interested in Cockroach Labs' mission and are excited to use CockroachDB in your projects.
 

Our interview process consists largely of programming in a real environment, and we'll be evaluating you on the skills listed above.

Cockroach Labs is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you need additional accommodations to feel comfortable during your interview process, please email us at [email protected]


 
 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • CockroachDBDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • InVisionDesign
    • AirtableManagement

Location

53 W 23rd St , New York, NY 10010

What are Cockroach Labs Perks + Benefits

Cockroach Labs Benefits Overview

Flexible Working: You are free to arrange your work schedule to meet your individual circumstances.

Free Fridays: One day a week, focus on what drives and motivates you outside of your core work responsibilities. Dedicate time to a community project. Spend a day at home with the kids. Work on the next super feature. We’re convinced that providing adults with time to be creative outside of their day-to-day work yields better results.

Food for All: We provide food throughout the Cockroach Labs work week (Mon-Thu) and grab dinner twice a month as a team at one of NYC’s outstanding restaurants.

Events
 and Outings: Once a quarter we enjoy some downtime as a team, whether it’s catching the latest blockbuster, picnicking in Central Park, or strolling through a museum for inspiration.

Team Trips: Twice a year we voyage beyond Manhattan’s shores. These might be trips to the Caribbean or to the mountains. The connections made in these environments build friendships and deepen the ties which make working together fun and productive.

Flexible Time Off: We care about productivity, not face time. Take time off when you need it.

Learning is Good: We provide $1500 annually to support learning and development through workshops, conferences, and networking events.

Health & Retirement: 100% health insurance coverage for you & your dependents; One Medical membership; Gym discounts; free Citibike membership; 401(k).

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
100% Company-sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance for You, Your Spouse, Partner, and Dependents.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Equity compensation is determined by the impact we expect an individual to have in their role paired with the risk that earlier employees took in joining the company.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
8-12 Weeks of Family Leave + $500 Baby Bucks
Flexible Work Schedule
Cockroach Work Week: In-office Monday thru Thursday, with the option to work remotely on Fridays. Core Office Hours: 10am-4pm (except Tuesday Team Meeting from 5:00pm-6:00pm)
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax Commuter Account & Paid Citi Bike Membership
Company Outings
Monthly Company Activities & Bi-Annual Company Trips
Free Daily Meals
Lunch Monday thru Thursday & Team Dinners Every Other Tuesday
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Relocation Assistance for You and Your Family to Move to NYC
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$1500 Learning & Development Stipend + $1500 for Associated Travel
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