Software Engineer Intern

Remote - US Internship Junior
$25 - $25 per hour

Published on March 21, 2023

Are you collaborative? Forward-thinking? Eager to solve complex challenges with creative solutions? Do you feel inspired seeing the tangible impact of your work? You’re in good company at FourKites. We love what we do, and we believe in empowering our employees to take ownership, take pride in their work, and have some fun in the process. Join us!

Software Engineer Internship
Chicago, US, Remote 
6 month internship
At FourKites we have the opportunity to tackle complex challenges with real-world impacts. Whether it’s medical supplies from Cardinal Health or groceries for Walmart, the FourKites platform helps customers operate global supply chains that are efficient, agile and sustainable.
Join a team of curious problem solvers that celebrates differences, leads with empathy and values inclusivity.
Are you passionate about building software products on cutting-edge technologies and being a part of the team that develops large-scale distributed systems to solve global supply chain problems? Fourkites is looking for a Software Engineer Intern who can dream big, innovate, and solve complex real-world problems. The associate must be well-versed in computer science fundamentals, fluent in coding in multiple programming languages, and knowledgeable about database(s).
You’ll be spending most of your time developing intuitive software systems. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the design, test, build, and release of software modules and services along with working on exploratory projects or proof-of-concepts on new ideas and technologies.
  •  Design and develop best-in-class software modules and services.
  •  Create design, UML, and workflow diagrams.
  •  Work with other cross-functional teams on testing and requirement definition.
  •  Participate in technical discussions and problem solving.
Preferred Qualifications:
  •  Self-motivated individual who can work with little supervision.
  •  Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  •  Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  •  Knowledge of revision control systems (CVS, SVN, Mercurial, or Git)
  •  Good knowledge of more than one programming language-C/C++, Java, Python, Ruby, Go, or Java Script
  • Exposure/knowledge of queries using SQL or NoSQL databases
  •  Knowledge of cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, and GCP
  •  Knowledge on computer vision and machine learning
Eligible Criteria
  •  Undergraduate majoring in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering or similar field
  •  Internship for six months ($25.00/hr)
Who we are:
FourKites® is the #1 supply chain visibility platform in the world, extending visibility beyond transportation into yards, warehouses, stores and beyond. Tracking more than 2.5 million shipments daily across road, rail, ocean, air, parcel and courier, and reaching over 185 countries, FourKites combines real-time data and powerful machine learning to help companies digitize their end-to-end supply chains. More than 1,000 of the world’s most recognized brands — including 9 of the top-10 CPG and 18 of the top-20 food and beverage companies — trust FourKites to transform their business and create more agile, efficient and sustainable supply chains.  
FourKites provides competitive compensation with stock options, outstanding benefits and a collaborative culture for all employees around the globe. To help you be your best, we have 5 global recharge days, in addition to standard holidays, and a hybrid, flexible approach to work. Parental leave for all parents, an annual wellness stipend and volunteer days also provide you with time and resources for self care and to care for others. Throughout the year, FourKites sets aside time during the workday to learn and celebrate diversity. And we're always listening for new ways to support everyone in and out of the office. 
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