Position Overview

Software Engineering Intern – Summer 2017


Rigor is hiring a Software Engineering intern to help us build the web performance platform for the next generation of web applications.  As an engineering intern at Rigor, you will work on improving production code as well as developing proof-of-concept (POC) applications.

Ideally, you:

  • Are familiar with object-oriented design and development
  • Have experience building web applications
  • Are comfortable with the HTTP protocol and request/response cycle
  • Are passionate about building large-scale, fault-tolerant software systems
  • Are familiar with test-driven development (TDD)
  • Have experience writing and reviewing technical content
  • Are familiar with Git

A typical day at Rigor will involve:

  • Developing POCs for new product ideas
  • Learning new and interesting technologies
  • Research performance topics and best practices
  • Publishing documentation to address common technical questions
  • Communicating with the team over Slack about what’s getting done

Every person on our team:

  • Plays a critical role in the company’s success
  • Wants to help others and win as a team
  • Is passionate about the things they do both inside and outside of work
  • Loves building things with technology
  • Has a strong desire to learn

Our core values:

  • Be Genuine
  • Do The Right Thing
  • Own Your Work
  • Win As A Team
  • Improve Every Day
  • Use Resources Wisely

Our products are built using the following technologies:

  • Application: HTML, CSS, jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS, Ruby, Rails, .NET
  • Database: Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Automation: Packer, Puppet, Chef, Capistrano
  • Infrastructure: AWS (EC2, S3, SQS, RDS, OpsWorks, CloudWatch, CloudFront, Route53), Heroku

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