Jr. Software Engineer

Alpaca Racing - San Antonio, TX (30+ days ago)

Internship

Alpaca Racing supports top tech companies like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Facebook etc. with top quality software engineering talent to partner on some of their latest projects. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have the drive and talent to make a difference at these and similar large companies.

Opportunity:
You will have the opportunity to be part of business conversations, and take the lead of designing and developing systems that utilize cutting edge technologies. In this position, you will have the opportunity to use your skills to make positive impact on the business. You will use (and improve) your skills in software development/engineering, product management, analytics, mathematics, communications, and everything required to bring new products to market.

A well rounded individual in terms of technical capabilities and basic business acumen would feel comfortable in this position. The ideal candidate would be highly resourceful and intellectually curious with solid technical/analytical skills.

Responsibilities:
Work with multiple functions and teams across the organization like Product, Engineering, Finance, Marketing, Legal to understand context and grow domain knowledge
Collaborate with Product Managers to understand the core of the problem statement to propose solutions
Develop software systems from scratch to help solve business problems
Contribute to existing systems to evaluate and find improvements in current processes - you get to make positive impact!
Produce analytics systems/dashboards to help business units conduct business as usual
Apply monitoring and alerts to analytics systems/dashboards to ensure effective business tracking
Full stack engineer comfortable with front end and back end technologies along with deployment technologies
Some technologies we work with that you are expected to know/pick up - Java, Python, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python Flask, Django, Java Spring Framework, React, various AWS services including DynamoDB, SQS, EC2
Open to work with senior leadership on new initiatives and conduct in depth investigation and present findings - you could lead the project development if your idea is accepted!

About You:
Great attention to detail
Self-motivated and a genuine desire to learn new skills
Knowledge of Python or Java
Minimum Bachelor’s degree majoring in a STEM related field
Strong math, analytical, and business knowledge
Self-motivated and a genuine desire to learn new skills

Preferred:
Experience with R, SAS, Matlab, or statistical modeling
Knowledge of machine learning
Masters degree or Ph.D