Co-Op

Software Engineer (New York)

About the Role

As a Software Engineer Co-Op student at AlphaSights, you will work within a product team and learn to program across the entire stack. Specifically, you will:

  • Write high quality and maintainable code primarily in Ruby and JavaScript, with the opportunity to bring in new languages that fit, and using Postgres as the main data store.
  • Build new applications or scale existing ones to meet the needs of the business.
  • Work in a project team with two week iterations and be part of iteration planning and retros.
  • Collaborate with and understand all other functions of AlphaSights to make thoughtful and creative software decisions.
  • Pair with teammates, review PRs, help others with technical questions & share your own learnings, and be a part of growing the team.
  • Learn to master a specific part of the stack over time, e.g., UI/UX, microservices, DevOps, etc.

What We're Looking For

At AlphaSights, we value diversity and individuality. Drawing on a range of experiences and perspectives better equips us to solve challenging problems. We believe you’ll be successful in this role if you:

  • Are pursuing a degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Have internship experience as a software engineer.
  • Are genuinely interested in programming, particularly with languages such as Ruby, JavaScript, Python, Java, Scala, Go, etc., or developing web applications using Rails, Ember, Django, Play, etc.
  • Are able to understand difficult problems and develop end to end solutions.
  • Enjoy collaborating in project teams.
  • Have excellent communications skills and are fluent in English.
  • Take responsibility for leaving things in better shape than you found them.
  • Are always positive and a little quirky.

If you don’t meet these exact requirements, but feel like you have qualities and experiences commensurate with the above, feel free to apply below.

Software Engineering at AlphaSights

In a business that recognizes usable software is critical to success, our Software Engineering Team builds innovative and intuitive products that supercharge our employees in their everyday work. We practice test driven development, continuous integration & deployment, and pair programming. We constantly improve our processes and workflows to ensure we maximize efficiency, quality, and developer happiness. Constant learning and self improvement is fundamental to our team’s culture. We use a modern stack: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Elixir and Postgres. For more information about our team, how we build, our projects, our tech stack, and our benefits, visit engineering.alphasights.com.

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