Engineering Intern

2020 Summer Internships New York, New York

About Your Role:

Our Software Development team is vital to our ability to offer incredible content to our users. They are an incredibly creative and diverse team of techies who research and develop the systems used internally and by our millions of users.  Our teams are looking for Software Development Interns to join us this summer and help make an impact.

The Dotdash Summer Intern Program is from June 15th through August 21st, 40 hours a week with a competitive compensation rate. You will be based at Dotdash NYC Headquarters. The intern program consists of hands-on learning, opportunities to create work that has an impact on the business, along with workshops in preparing you for post-college life (resume / interviewing) plus, some fun events throughout the summer! 

Depending on your background and interests, you will be working with the team in one of the following areas:

Dev Ops

This team is responsible for building cloud infrastructure, software development life-cycle tooling and the cloud service orchestration platform used by our developers to build and maintain their systems. This platform empowers developers to focus on design and implementation by seamlessly managing hardware and dependency requirements while handling hundreds of deployments and infrastructure changes a day. Team members work with a variety of back-end and front-end technologies and are expected to consider ease of use, maintainability, performance, architecture, and reliability in everything that they do due to the critical nature of this platform. This role will be based in our NYC office.

Service Platform

Do you have an interest in developing high throughput backend applications? Working with new tools and languages? The Services team works on Dotdash’s core services platform that serves millions of requests per day. You will be working side by side with other Engineers, Architects, Product, and Creative teams to contribute to the overall design and architecture of Dotdash brands. This role will be based in our NYC office.

Data Operations  

This team processes and exposes data and manages tools that empower data insights. They strive for consistency, durability, and reliability in their ETLs and deployments and promote a self-service data culture. They work with Python, Apache Spark, Hive, PrestoDB, Elasticsearch, Cassandra and MySQL. They’re looking for someone with an interest in Data Processing Best Practices, Big Data Tools and Methodologies as well as a passion for deriving data insights. This role will be based in our NYC office.

About You:

  • Actively pursuing a BS degree in Computer Science or related field in your Junior or Senior year
  • Experience developing using technology such as Java, C++, Python, etc.
  • Knowledge of front-end technologies such as Javascript, HTML5 / CSS
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.
  • Knowledge of UNIX/Linux (Free BSD!)
  • Knowledge of testing tech like Selenium and a desire to break things and put them back together!
  • Desire to create things in a high transaction software/web development setting
  • Strong object-oriented design and development skill-set

About Us:

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication. Our brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Investopedia, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Byrdie, MyDomaine, Brides,, and ThoughtCo.

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Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.