Co-op/Intern Ruby Developer (Winter 2024)

Published on September 16, 2023

Fullscript helps people get better. It's at the core of everything we do. As the leading platform for prescribing integrative health products, our work positively impacts millions of lives every day. Our purpose extends well beyond our platform. As a health company, we are committed to the well-being of our team members. We are building an organization where people thrive, grow, and have a high impact through their work. 🌱 By joining us, you stand with our purpose. You are an independent thinker, who likes to leave things better than you found them. You do things not because they are easy but because they are right. Ready to make an impact?

Founded in 2011, Fullscript supports 70,000 health practitioners across North America committed to delivering better patient care.

Fullscript provides the ability to prescribe and manage the use of healthcare’s best supplements all in one place. Fullscript's online prescribing platform provides access to over 20,000 practitioner-grade products from over 300 brands, enabling practitioners to create fully personalized plans for their patients. With an unrelenting focus on quality and convenience, Fullscript delivers a patient experience that can't be found anywhere else.

Fullscript is a company where teammates embrace a growth mindset, have their talents celebrated, are given the tools to Grow Faster Than The Company, and are inspired to put their wellness at the forefront of their everyday lives. As a result, Fullscript has been consistently recognized for its culture and leadership. Check out our Culture Guide here.

Location - Ottawa HQ, Remote - Canada
Application Deadline - 11:59 PM September 29, 2023

This paid Software Engineering internship opportunity is open to students who are legally eligible to work full-time hours (~40/week) in Canada. Applicants must be enrolled in a post-secondary program in Computer Science/Computer Engineering (or related technical discipline). We’re looking for a self-motivated, “get it done” attitude and reliable students who enjoy collaborating with a dynamic team to craft a world-class experience.

All interns who work for Fullscript will gain valuable hands-on experience (even on day one) and the chance to learn at a fast-growing company. This is how we like building software: If you share our values, we’d be excited to chat with you! 
What does an intern developer do here? You will:
  • Focus on improving your skills in several languages and technologies, but with the main focus on Ruby and Ruby on Rails.  
  • Be involved in project breakdowns, code reviews, and have a steady stream of deploys yourself. 
  • Help us write code for new features, update code, and fix bugs 
  • Be able to choose side development projects in other areas of interest 
  • Above all, you will have the full workplace experience: go through our onboarding program, have 1:1s with Tech Leads, receive mentorship, get feedback, teach your teammates new things, and be viewed as any other full-time developer.
What you bring to the team:
  • Currently pursuing a degree/diploma in Computer Science/Software Engineering or a similar field 
  • Legally entitled to work full-time in Canada
  • Previous internship/co-op experience, ideally in a team environment within a software company
  • Some experience, professional or project, with Ruby and/or Ruby on Rails
Bonus if you’re familiar with:
  • Experience with other languages (Python, JavaScript (Node), PHP, Java, etc)
  • Git Version Control software
  • Open Source Work
  • Mac environments
  • SQL databases
What's in it for you:
  • We provide all our developers with a Macbook Pro during their employment.
  • Get to participate in fun, engaging events: Town Halls, Hackathons, Bug Safaris, Dev Talks, and more.
  • Your code ships, normally in the first week! You will make a real impact and get to see your work come to life. 
  • Learn from some of the best software engineers in one of Canada’s fastest growing startups
  • Ability to work Wherever You Work Well*

*Our Wherever You Work Well philosophy means Fullscript teammates get to pick their own office — whether that’s in-office, at home, or a bit of both. 

Fullscript is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are excited to work with talented people, period. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or civil status, political affiliation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the jurisdictions in which we operate. 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please send an email to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our team handles both personal information and personal health information, which means candidates that receive and accept employment offers must undergo a background check. 

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