Software Engineer Intern

At Ellevation, we develop world-class software to help school districts and educators support the fastest growing population of K-12 students: English Learners (ELs). By combining great products, student data, and research on best practices, Ellevation helps school districts transform their EL programs and ensure all students can achieve their highest aspirations.

We are a fast-growing, mission-driven technology company, partnering with nearly 600 public school districts all across the country. We are well-capitalized, have a strong and growing team, and are continuously focused on how to build the best organization so that we can achieve our ambitious social and financial objectives.

This is where you come in...

Ellevation is looking for a Software Engineering Intern to join our DevPro (Development + Product) team for the summer. You will play a key role in helping to build dynamic web applications and services, implement complex data and API integrations, and be part of the conception-to-design-to-implementation product development process.

As a key member of our small engineering group, you will be asked to create and contribute to parts of our software development ecosystem. While being cross-functional and hands-on in multiple areas, you will be testing, releasing and supporting the code that you design and develop. You will add value in a direct and tangible way to code reviews, design reviews, and analyzing product requirements. This is a tremendous opportunity to help build the engineering foundation of the company and learn from a team of driven engineers.

About You:

  • Strong communication skills; comfortable getting in front of a whiteboard and discussing technical challenges and potential solutions.
  • Analytical problem solver and a team player. Eager to learn, willing to ask questions, and highly motivated learn “on the job.” Naturally curious.
  • Sense of urgency and ability to work hard and fast while maintaining attention to detail.
  • At least 1-2 years of relevant technical experience, including recent experience with web application development.
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Services or equivalent degree upon graduation.
  • Committed to our mission; desire to focus talents on helping improve outcomes for others.

Technical Skills:

  • C# or Java programming experience
  • Web application development using CSS, HTML5, and JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, React, AngularJS, or Aurelia
  • Understanding of SOLID, DRY, and similar design patterns, and O-O concepts and their application in refactoring
  • Experience with a relational database system such as Microsoft SQL Server

Our Interview Process:

After an initial phone interview with our hiring manager, the next step in our interview process is a Technical Exercise. It is comprised of two parts -- “Technical Design & Coding,” which you are free to complete at your own schedule and use any available resources, and then a “Live Working Session” that will take place at the Ellevation office.

Why Ellevation?

  • Full-time, paid opportunity for the summer
  • Great location in Boston - a stone’s throw from the Chauncy Street/Downtown Crossing T stop
  • Ability to make a significant impact in the education industry
  • Free snacks, beverages, fruit, and we even compost!
  • On-site gym and game room
  • Opportunity to join an open and collaborative work environment!
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Location

Our office is in the trendy and easily accessible Downtown Boston area with plenty of restaurants, coffee shops, and bars nearby.
38 Chauncy Street, Boston, MA 02110

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

At Ellevation we have great work-life balance with remote work options and flexible hours. Everyone is very committed and works hard throughout the work days but knows that their personal time and PTO will be respected.

Mayya

Office Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I collaborate with others in the company through our use of Slack, regular all-hands company meetings, inter-team meetings, and our office space. More specifically, our Slack portal has been designed to include many cross functional channels such as product updates, territory-specific team channels and more. Inter-team meetings every 2 weeks, such

Ben

Partner Development Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful member of the data integration team is a quick learner who is process oriented with the ability to innovate. They must be inquisitive, yet self-directed with a strong attention to detail. Being a team player and just a generally nice person is also critical to their success.

Timna

Director of Data Operations

The Training Solutions team is an integral part of ensuring the overall success of our partners. Because we are the team to be in front of the end user, we [trainers] are able to provide valuable insight into the needs of our partners because we hear first hand what is going well, what could be improved, and what challenges users face. As a result,

Denise

Director of Training Solutions

Perks of working here

401(K) Matching
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Equity
Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Dental Benefits
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Stocked Kitchen
Unlimited Vacation
Vision Benefits
Volunteering Opportunities
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