About the Role

As an intern at Sigma you will learn:

  • How to build production software.
  • How large Single Page Applications are built and extended.
  • How backend scales to handle multiple customers and billions of data points while keeping the information secure.
  • How to own a project beginning to end.

We are an inclusive team of software engineers who complement each other's skills to inspire and design solutions that power the Sigma product experience. As an intern on this team, you will have the opportunity to experiment, prototype and implement user visible features that help our customers analyze and gather insights from their data. During the internship period, you will be paired with a mentor and collaborate with other team members, develop designs and implement a chosen solution, deploy and gather insights from customer metrics.

During your internship, you will

  • Partner with other engineers, product managers, and designers 
  • Design & deliver innovative solutions to improve the Sigma user experience by implementing new features.
  • Find innovative ways to optimize the performance of one or more components of the product.
  • Develop automated unit tests to get the relevant code coverage and work with product owners and techpubs to document your work.

These will help you to be successful 

  • You must be pursuing at least a Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Have a solid grasp of Operating Systems, Data structures, algorithms and at least one modern programming language such as Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.
  • Eager to learn and build complex user interfaces, data visualizations, or backend systems.
  • Have a drive and desire to navigate unknowns, after all, that’s what unlocks realizations.
  • Ability to collaborate and work in a team environment.
  • Able to commit 40 hrs a week for 12 weeks OR 30 hrs a week for 16 weeks.
  • Ready to start work full-time by late 2022 to early 2023. 

Benefits for our Interns:

  • Competitive pay: $40/hour. 
  • Flexible schedule, do the work you need to get done in the time you have to get it done
  • Opportunities to interact with Sigma leaders, build your network, and learn about the business.
  • Fun team events throughout your internship!

What’s next: 

To get started, submit your application through our job posting. We review the resumes quickly that we receive but sometimes there are a lot of applications so please be sure that the relevant information on your resume stands out.

Every interview process might be a slightly different but generally you can expect the process to look like this: 

  • Take-Home Challenge
  • Interview to debrief on the take-home challenge
  • Technical Interview with an engineering team member

About us:

Sigma is a SaaS, next-generation business intelligence and data exploration platform that is changing the analytics landscape. Sigma offers a spreadsheet-like interface that enables all decision makers to securely analyze up to billions of rows of live data with the unlimited scale and speed of the cloud. With Sigma, everyone can quickly answer their own questions to make and visualize accurate, data-driven decisions.

At Sigma, we believe every person has unique domain expertise that they bring to the table. Our mission is to give everyone the technical abilities to leverage their expertise to drive their business decisions. This idea is fundamental to who we are and how we collaborate and treat each other. We believe we are Smarter Together and what each person brings to the table helps make us (and our company) stronger.  How we do this internally is through transparency and Fearless Communication. We explain, we speak up, and we all have the opportunity to contribute to the company. With that communication, we Assume Best Intent and know thats how we approach each other and our customers is with a common goal. We are Curious & Constructive in looking at how we can make our product, company, and community better. With all of these Company Values, we Aim for Greatness, we have big goals that we keep hitting and we continue to reassess how we can set those goals even higher. Come join us to help us be smarter and grow together!

Benefits For Our Full-Time Employees:

  • Equity
  • Generous health benefits
  • Flexible time off policy. Take the time off you need!
  • Flexible schedule, do the work you need to get done in the time you have to get it done
  • At least 12 weeks of paid bonding time for all new parents
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Commuter and FSA benefits

Sigma Computing is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a smart and strong team regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We look forward to learning how your experience can enable all of us to grow.

Note: We have safely reopened our office and are following San Francisco and CDC guidelines. As part of our return to the office, we are requiring all employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated and ask all visitors to the office to be fully vaccinated as well. We are growing and moving fast and believe that we are only able to do that by learning from each other in person. We are committed to the health and safety of our community and are constantly monitoring any changes to city guidelines.

 

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