Backend Sub-Team Intern

Date posted: November 10, 2021

Work Location: Remote

Open positions: 1

About us: Rescon AI is a start-up that is focused on dynamically tracking important research metrics across different fields. We offer a versatile data analytics product through which researchers, scientists, and policymakers are able to collate and contribute to diverse research plots that are dynamically updated.

About the sub-team: The backend sub-team is one of two sub-teams within the product development team. The focus of the team is to implement the micro-services for enabling data validation, storage, querying, and processing as well as the architecture to manage different types of client accounts.

Key Responsibilities

  • Aid the design of the backend of our platform.  
  • Participate in design meetings the product development lead
  • Self-learn topics if and when they are new to you
  • Communicate progress updates to product development lead

Key Qualifications

  • Student (undergraduate or graduate) in a computer science or related program
  • Applicants (non-students) working in other companies are also welcome to work part-time at our start-up 
  • Proficient in English (reading, speaking, and writing)
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Availability- able to dedicate time for working on project and guiding the sub-team 
  • Backend team lead: Knowledge of Object-oriented software engineering
    • Languages: Python, Java
  • Knowledge of version control systems e.g. Git
  • Willingness to self-learn concepts in “desired qualifications” detailed below that you do not already know

Desired Qualifications

  • Leadership experience
  • Experience in industry via software development internships or full-time positions
  • Conceptual knowledge:
    • Web applications 
    • API design 
    • Http requests
    • Good design patterns and software practices 
    • Microservices architecture
    • Databases relational and non-relational 

Note to Applicants

Please note that this position is unpaid. We hope that your time here at Rescon AI proves to be a useful experience to acquire new skills, gain insights into start-up culture and help develop your professional network. Furthermore, upon approval from the executive team: (1) we will support any grant applications you are interested to pursue individually to support your time at Rescon AI, and (2) we will support publishing papers, attending conferences, and other workshops that may prove beneficial for your work at Rescon AI. Moreover, we will unfortunately not be able to support any visa applications. Applicants of any citizenship or national origin are welcome to apply, however applicants will only be hired once our legal team has vetted the candidates.

Rescon AI provides equal opportunity in all our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other category protected by federal, state and local laws.