Graduate Engineering Internship - PAID

London (Greater)
£6.31 per hour
20 Mar 2014
17 Apr 2014
London Office
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client has created a free smartphone app which puts people just two taps away from a licensed vehicle, and lets drivers get more passengers when they want them. They are currently seeking interns to join their fast paced engineering team of around 60 based in London. The chosen candidates will learn how to build and maintain the platform, apps and products which are used daily by more than a million people worldwide! The team is routinely challenged to solve large-scale, highly complex technical problems on their mission to help shape the future of transportation globally.

This is a paid 6 month internship for summer 2014 start. Salary: £NMW.

How can you expect to spend your day?

The successful intern will be stretched, but will learn best practice at scale in this company's creative and fun environment. Day-to-day activities will include gain an insight into the following:

* How to code and test friction free mobile experiences on iOS and Android.
* Contribute to the new high-volume service layer written in Go.
* Experience creating web applications using primarily PHP and Javascript.
* Understand, generate and consume message and data feeds.
* Close integration with the Development Operations teams automating the processes.

The ideal intern's personality and qualifications:

* The ideal candidate will be graduate from a red brick university with a 2.1 or higher in a computer science or related degree. Candidates pursuing MS or PhD in this field would be a bonus.
* Knowledge of Go, ObjectiveC, Java, PHP, Python or Ruby is desirable.
* Knowledge of Cassandra or relational databases/SQL, familiarity big data processing concepts is also of interest.
* This company is looking for a smart, adaptable and creative individual with strong problem solving skills.
* A fast learner who can quickly get to grips with the latest big data processing concepts.
* Be able to work with an agile team of developers and product managers in a continuous integration environment.

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