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Software Engineer - Developer Intern (Remote & Unpaid Summer 2021)

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Are you passionate about building systems and software that lasts and will make an impact? Do you relish in the satisfaction of solving challenging problems? Do you want to build complex systems from the ground up? If these questions resonate with you, you’ve come to the right place!

ThoughtSpot is disrupting the Business Intelligence world in a big way and to do so, we need and welcome ideas from many areas within computer science: information retrieval, distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, security, data compression, user interface design and more.

ThoughtSpot relational search appliance brings the ease of search to enterprise data analysis. It includes a new kind of search engine, tightly integrated with large-scale, in-memory computing. The result is a consumer-class user experience combined with enterprise-class scalability while maintaining enterprise data governance and manageability for IT. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who want to make a big impact in their work.

This position is an unpaid internship. College credit is available. Our internships provide real-world experience to undergraduate and graduate-level students. As an intern, you'll have the opportunity to work on exciting projects that will empower you to learn, build, and grow.

What it takes to be a Software Engineer at ThoughtSpot:

  • Strong coding skills in modern languages such as C++/Javascript/Python
  • Strong problem solving skills, algorithmic thinking and a strong foundation in how systems work.
  • Very strong computer science fundamentals
  • Bachelor/Masters in Computer Science, PhD preferred
  • Experience in designing and developing scale-out, high-performance systems OR experience with database design OR experience in building search engines including areas such as search relevance, aggregation and indexing OR full stack/frontend development experience in building complex web/mobile applications is a plus.
  • 12 weeks are required for the internship.

Education :

  • Pursuing a degree in Computer Science or a related technical field with an expected graduation date no earlier than December 2020

About ThoughtSpot

At ThoughtSpot, we solve some of the hardest, most challenging problems in technology. The kind of problems we solve require diverse perspectives and the team-spirit to see those differences as opportunities rather than roadblocks. It’s why diversity isn’t a box to check; it’s the heart of “Selfless Excellence,” our core value we live every day. To make our dent in the universe, we seek employees with unique identities, backgrounds, and perspectives that want to build an inclusive, respectful company culture and truly challenge the status quo.

We support our employees with great benefits like 100% company paid medical/dental/vision/life coverage for employees and dependents, equity in a late stage startup backed by top-tier VCs, conveniently located Sunnyvale office with onsite gym, company-provided catered lunch and dinner, and paid holidays and flexible paid time off.

ThoughtSpot’s Search & AI-Driven analytics platform puts the power of a thousand analysts in every business person's hands. With ThoughtSpot’s next-generation analytics platform, business people can use Google-like search to easily analyze complex, large-scale enterprise data and get trusted insights to questions they didn’t know to ask, automatically - all with a single click. ThoughtSpot’s customers include the world’s largest companies, such as Amway, BT, Bed Bath and Beyond, Chevron Federal Credit Union, De Beers, JD Sports, PetCo, ServiceNow, and Scotiabank.

ThoughtSpot is helmed by CEO Sudheesh Nair after being co-founded in 2012 by Ajeet Singh and technical co-founders from Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Oracle. Backed by investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, Geodesic Capital and Capital One Growth Ventures, ThoughtSpot has raised over $550 million to date at a unicorn valuation. Join us in our mission of enabling analytics "human scale" by putting search and AI-driven analytics in the hands of 20 million users by 2020.

For more information please visit thoughtspot.com.

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ThoughtSpot at a glance

Analytics without the hassle, get everything you need for the comfort of your hand

ThoughtSpot focuses on Enterprise Software, Analytics, Search, Business Intelligence, and Big Data. Their company has offices in Seattle, Dallas, Japan, London, and Sunnyvale. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, ThoughtSpot has raised $543.7M of funding; their latest round was closed on August 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.thoughtspot.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.