An aspiring software engineer who is currently pursuing undergraduate studies and has already completed at least three (3) semesters of computer science coursework.

What You’ll Do:

  • Real work! That’s right, you will be putting code into production. You will be integrated into a small engineering team working on a real-world project. 
  • You will be building services to help our website scale, analyzing big data, or adding/enhancing site features used by millions users.
  • You’ll have to research, prototype, write and test your code to production standards.
  • Read, generalize and simplify technical solutions to solve multiple needs.
  • Benchmark possible solutions and implement improvements to expand capacity.

Teams You Might Join:

  • Mobile Engineering: Come work on the application that's putting Tumblr in millions of users' pockets.  A passion for IOS and Android is needed.
  • Core Web Engineering:  Build Tumblr, improve Tumblr, and help your team define proper code patters and conventions.  Someone who loves Javascript and backbone.js would be super.
  • Search Engineering: Research, expand and refine Tumblr’s search infrastructure and search features.
  • Platform Engineering: Write highly optimised distributed services that manage data and requests in real time, helping our site scale to billions of posts.
  • Infrastructure Engineering: Work hands on with the Network team configuring, deploying and maintaining JunOS network devices.

What We’re Looking For:

  • School and/or personal projects in relevant technologies, such as PHP, Javascipt or Scala.
  • A love for building mobile apps and mobile technologies.
  • Proficiency reading and writing code, figuring out algorithms and collaboratively developing software.
  • Code samples in your Github (or similar) account.
  • A passion for open source technology and programming.
  • An eagerness to learn with Tumblr for a summer.

Tools We Like:

  • Javascript
  • Swift
  • PHP
  • Scala
  • Javas
  • Redis
  • MySQL
  • Linux

People come to Tumblr to expand their perspectives. They join a community and a cultural dialogue that exposes them up to new ideas, new passions, and new forms of self-expression. People seem to really like this thing we’ve built, and we need smart, humble, funny people to keep it running and growing. We’re big enough to give you the resources you need and still small enough that you can work on things that matter. Come work with us.

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