Data Engineer Intern at TigerConnect
San Jose, CA, US

Our Data Engineer summer internship is a 10-week program designed to further develop the skill sets learned through university curriculum and courses.  As part of our internship program, a Data Engineer Mentor will be assigned to you, to assist you through the learning process.

The vision of the Data Engineering team is to build a scalable platform to collect and analyze large amounts of data originating from secure, real-time messaging to enable data-driven decision-making capabilities for businesses.

As the Data Engineer Intern, you will receive hands-on experience, as you work alongside more experienced Data Engineers. You will get the opportunity to build a scalable pipeline to handle 10X the data volume and to implement a large number of analytics algorithms on a parallel framework such as Hadoop. You will also be working on data visualization solutions to make complex data more accessible, understandable and usable.

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Graduating by June 2020 or earlier with a BS, MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science or related field.
  • A cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Be able to work out of our San Jose, CA office Monday - Friday
  • Strong programming skills in Java and Python and/or Shell scripting.
  • Knowledge in MySQL, SQL and or Map/Reduce

  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to other technical staff members.
  • Ability to interface well with Professional Service staff and other non-technical members of the organization.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Be a team player
  • Commitment to intern during the period of June-August

Preferred Candidates:

  • Have taken Database Systems, analysis of Algorithms or related coursework
  • Have experience with Hadoop/Pig/Spark
  • Have experience with AWS and related stack