Winter 2019 Software Engineer Co-op
Yext is the leading Digital Knowledge Management (DKM) platform. Yext's mission is to give companies control over their brand experiences across the digital universe of maps, apps, search engines, voice assistants, and other intelligent services that drive consumer discovery, decision, and action. Today, thousands of businesses including brands like Taco Bell, Rite Aid, and Steward Health use the Yext Knowledge Engine™ to manage their digital knowledge in order to boost brand engagement, drive foot traffic, and increase sales.
The Yext engineering team drives the technology behind our revolutionary product offering! In addition to working hands-on with code from day one, you will work alongside engineers from top universities and tech companies. Our team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress. We rely heavily on Java but believe in using the right technology for each unique challenge. You will play an important role on our team, have a huge impact on the company, and learn a TON.
The ideal candidate will have some non-curricular related experience in software development, preferably web development.
- Participate in full software lifecycle including design, implementation, and deployment
- Develop highly scalable systems using a variety of languages and technologies
- Deliver software against an aggressive schedule
- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or related technical field, graduating between December 2019 and August 2021
- Excellent implementation skills (C++, Java, Python)
- Fast learner who picks up new technologies quickly
- Ability to work productively in a collaborative team environment
- Effective time-management skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects
Compensation, Benefits & Perks
Yext offers the following exceptional benefits: competitive compensation, unlimited snacks, and a daily meal allowance. We treat our employees well and offer tremendous growth opportunities. Challenging work pushes our people to be creative in a casual environment that is caring, fun, and collaborative. We believe that when you have smart, happy people working together you can produce something special.
Yext has been named a Best Place to Work by Fortune and Great Place to Work® as well as a Best Workplace for Women. Yext is headquartered in New York City with offices in Berlin, Chicago, Dallas, Geneva, London, Paris, Tyson's Corner, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Tokyo. Learn more about the Yext team and culture on the muse, our website, and our blog.
Yext is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.