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Software Development Engineering Intern

Oct 26, 2021

The Role:

We are looking for Software Engineering Interns to join the What If Media Group team to help build our ad-tech and direct marketing software systems. Our platform is built primarily using React, Java, Node.js, and PHP 7 on top of AWS infrastructure. Our Engineering Division is a fully remote organization, though some teams meet up for collaborative workweeks at our Fort Lee HQ once per quarter. Help us build, test, and deploy software systems that power websites with millions of visits per day and a direct marketing system that delivers tens of millions of messages per day driving hundreds of millions of dollars in annual revenue for us and our clients.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Code in a subset of Java, React, Node.js, and PHP to evolve our software systems and infrastructure
  • Update and optimize interactions between a variety of microservices and our databases
  • Design tests that ensure our applications are highly performant, scalable, and responsive
  • Build business-critical technology solutions with a direct impact on revenue

You Today:

Education & Experience

  • A current student graduating between Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a STEM-related discipline

  • Prior professional experience (internship, research, co-op, etc.)



  • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Java, Node.js, and PHP
  • Familiarity with a modern front-end framework like React, Angular, or Vue.js
  •  Familiarity with automated testing platforms and building unit/integrations tests
  • Exposure to cloud computing services and concepts
  • Exposure to relational databases
  • Proficiency with source control tools, such as Git
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and deductive reasoning skills

Tools We Use (Nice to Have)Languages and frameworks: bash, Python, Node.js

  • Languages and frameworks: Node.js, Java, Spring Boot, React, PHP, Vert.x
  • Testing frameworks: Jest, Jasmine, Junit, and PHPUnit
  • AWS services: EC2, ECS, EKS, RDS, Lambda, Route53, API Gateway, and Fargate
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, DynamoDB, and Snowflake
  • Hibernate ORM
  • Business intelligence tools: Looker

What If Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you would like to learn more about this exciting position, please contact [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!

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