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Quantitative Research and Investment in Art (YC W17)

MS/PhD Spring Software Engineering Intern

$60k – $80k • No equity
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Our software engineers build tools and infrastructure to gather, analyze, and visualize art market data. Our current JavaScript stack is Node.js/Puppeteer for data ingestion and React/Apollo/GraphQL for data visualization. Our current Python stack is Numpy/Pandas/PeeWee/Sci-kit Learn. We primarily use Redis/Postgres/Google Cloud/Kubernetes for infrastructure. Arthena's internship program offers three-month internships during the Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Responsibilities

We’re looking for a Software Engineering Intern to:

- Build and deploy data aggregation systems (e.g. web scrapers)
- Develop features for interactive user dashboards
- Build tools to accelerate data science processes and workflows in collaboration with the data science team (e.g. cleaning and merging data from many sources)
- Contribute to software architecture
- Update Arthena landing page as necessary

Qualifications

Candidates must have:

- MS/PhD in a technical field or equivalent work experience (or be working towards one)
- Experience prototyping and deploying JavaScript web applications
- Familiarity with JavaScript web frameworks (e.g. React, Angular, Vue)
- Experience working on collaborative programming projects
- Experience with some of the following software engineering tools: git, - Docker, continuous integration, unit testing, linting
- Some Python data engineering or machine learning projects
- Experience working in professional environments
- Intrinsic motivation and the ability to learn quickly
- Strong communication skills and ability to work with a team
- Experience working at a start-up is a plus
- Art knowledge or industry experience is a plus
- Business/finance knowledge is a plus

Location

All positions are competitively compensated and based in SoHo, NYC.

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