Summer Intern: Data Infrastructure at Kensho Technologies

| Greater NYC Area
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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 a bias towards action to 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.
We are looking for a summer intern to join our Data Infrastructure team in NYC. This is a full-time, 12 week assignment. 

What You'll Do

  • Build data infrastructure for analysis and machine learning with a focus on modular, scalable and test-driven software.
  • Design and architect data pipelines to support application developmentWork with our machine learning & application engineers to define and build tools that deliver industry-shifting products that enable efficient application developers.
  •  Author, edit and present technical design documents for improving our infrastructureIdentify improvements while creating and evangelizing best practices across the organization

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 teamExperience at a top technology company or financial institution

How To Really Get Our Attention

  • Previous Internships a top software company.
  • Contribution to open-source projects showing innovation and initiative.
  • Research, publications and patents

Technologies We Like

  • Python
  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • RabbitMQ
  • Elasticsearch
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • AWS

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

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What are Kensho Technologies Perks + Benefits

Kensho Technologies Benefits Overview

Kensho provides an extremely comprehensive and generous benefits package to employees. Unlimited time off, 100% benefits premiums paid for, paid parental leave and 401k match just to name a few. Kensho wants the best for its employees and the benefits package reflects that 10 fold.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
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