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Software Engineering Intern (Winter/Spring 2024)

The Boring Company

The Boring Company

Software Engineering
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.
As a Software Engineering Intern you will be responsible for helping build a completely new underground transportation system: the Las Vegas Loop. Every day we perform thousands of rides and collect gigabytes of data: within this role, you will primarily focus on designing and developing tools for collecting, analyzing and displaying insightful data and graphs for the Las Vegas Loop.

Responsibilities

  • Implement reliable and scalable Web services to monitor the Las Vegas Loop
  • Improve Loop operational efficiency by deploying web tools for various teams at The Boring Company
  • Formulate statistical metrics to evaluate the Las Vegas Loop performance
  • Develop and deploy web tools to display such performance metrics
  • Clearly document and communicate design proposals
  • Support the Las Vegas Loop during hours of operations, eventually during weekends or holidays when necessary

Basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and currently pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent field
  • Prior experience in software development projects (industry or school)
  • Proficiency in 2 or more coding languages
  • Experience with Web Technologies: HTML, CSS, JS, Node.js and at least one of jQuery, React, Angular, Vue or similar
  • Understanding of how to develop Web APIs including concepts such as REST
  • Familiar with communication protocols, such as HTTP, TCP, UDP
  • Solid mathematics and statistics fundamentals

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Ability to quickly adapt to new projects and learn new languages, technologies and concepts under tight time constraints
  • Experience with Python
  • Understanding of networking
  • Experience with Computer Science competitions such as The International Olympiad in Informatics
Culture
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.
Benefits
We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.
The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.