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Vertex Software Software Engineer Intern in Ames, Iowa

Software Engineer Intern

  • Engineering

  • 2625 North Loop Drive, Ames, IA, USA

  • Intern

Company Overview:

Vertex Software is shaping the future of product development in manufacturing. Vertex unlocks 3D product data, fueling collaboration throughout product development. Companies quickly and securely share even the most complex designs with the extended enterprise anytime - on any device. Vertex founder and proven entrepreneur, Dan Murray, has grown two prior software companies to $100M+ revenue and executed successful IPOs. This is an amazing opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing company.

Job Description:

Vertex Software is searching for Software Engineering Interns for the Summer of 2020! At Vertex we are an enterprise SaaS company built on cutting edge technology and Amazon Web Services. Every day we work together to solve some of the hardest distributed system and rendering problems in the industry. We believe that each member of our team brings a unique, valuable, and inspiring perspective - including our interns. As part of our team, your work will have a direct impact on our company and customers.

Key Responsibilities:

About the Team, Tools, and Tech:

  • Our leadership fosters a “people first” culture and are serious about growing and mentoring every employee. We believe that supporting and investing in our people is one of the smartest things we can do.

  • Our teams are organized as product teams who work cross functionally. Engineers sit next to product managers, UX, leadership, and work towards objectives with diligence and cooperation.

  • Our stack is currently Javascript (React, Redux) and Typescript with services built on Java and C++ but we are constantly evolving our stack (We have a number of Go & Python experts and a few rustaceans who are looking for the right thing to bring the power of those languages to bear).

  • We are an enterprise SaaS company built on top of the best AWS has to offer.

  • We practice infrastructure as code techniques and ship new code to our customers often.

  • Driven to work in a fast paced startup environment

  • Humble but willing to fight for the best ideas, even if they might not be yours

What You Will Do:

  • Work with your team to produce customer value through collaborative and sincere engagement, including with Product, UI/UX, QA, Customer Success, and Vertex leadership teams

  • Innovate by exploring new technologies and incorporating them into our stack to help us build better products for our customers

  • Writing code is only part of what you will do while being mentored and developed by your teammates and leadership

  • Keep focus on continual quality improvement and best test practices in order to deliver a high quality product

  • Review other people’s code, because more eyes and more expertise creates better products.

  • You’ll learn new skills as required. Engineers never really leave school, they just get more interesting projects

  • Balance product performance with resource allocation for maximum scalability

  • Help develop scalable, impactful features with Javascript, Typescript, Java or C++

  • You’ll find optimizations and shoot for maximum performance across a wide number of web capable devices and browsers

About You:

  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in Software Development, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or MIS

  • Experience using Javascript (React, Redux), Python, C++, or Java

  • AWS experience is a plus

  • Driven to work in a fast paced startup environment

  • Eager to learn new technology

  • Prior experience working in an agile environment is a plus

  • Excellent communication skills

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