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Engineering Intern






Bangalore, IN


Qubole, the leading cloud-agnostic, big data-as-a-service provider, is passionate about making data-driven insights easily accessible to anyone. Qubole delivers the industry’s first autonomous data platform. The cloud-based data platform, Qubole Data Service (QDS), removes the burden of maintaining infrastructure of multiple big data processing engines, and enables customers to focus on their data. Qubole customers process nearly an exabyte of data every month. Qubole investors include Charles River, Institutional Venture Partners, Lightspeed, Norwest, Harmony and Singtel Innov8. 
Qubole builds a Big-Data-as-a-Service product. Our customers are some of the largest web sites and advertising firms in the world. We are looking for interns with strong background in computer science and programming to come work with us for a few months. You will be soaked in a fast paced startup environment, be working with one of the best engineering crews in this part of the world - and be grappling with so many technologies that will leave you breathless. We would love to get some fresh blood to help us tackle our work list - a pile that seems to grow unabated. Our perfect candidate loves programming (no matter what the problem domain is), is good at it and has great work ethics.
We usually only take interns who have gone through at least 3 years of course work prior to starting the internship (but we would love to have highly accomplished students who can be exceptions to this norm on-board!).

Project Areas

    •  interactive browser based application with sophisticated UI components (HTML/JS/CSS/JQuery/Selenium)
    • complex middleware to orchestrate big data applications (Ruby on Rails)
    • open-source big-data components like Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Hive, Pig, Sqoop etc.  (Java)
    • cloud orchestration layers that allow us to convert different cloud platforms into a big-data platforms.  (Python)

Eligible Internship Periods

    • 6 month internships over the course of a Semester
    • (minimum) 2 month internships between graduation and joining first job
    • (minimum) 2 month internships during the Summer
    • 1 month internship over Winter Break conditional on 2-month internship during prior or succeeding Summer/Semester.

Job Perks

    • Company lunch is provided daily.
Intern projects are likely to span a mix of the project areas outlined above - and there are development, testing, performance and dev/ops focused projects available. Individual internship projects will also be appropriately tailored for the candidate's interests. One of our recent interns posted a blog post summarizing his intern experience at Qubole and this may be useful to get a sense for the environment and work here:
Qubole is hitting that growth inflection point where we need talented people to help us scale up. Our company culture is special, and we are looking for people to join us who want to continue building a great company while going after the big data activation market.
Check us out on Glassdoor and LinkedIn
Learn more about us herehere, and here
Culture at Qubole
Trust and Autonomy: We absolutely pride ourselves on the lack of bureaucracy at work, and believe in delegating power and responsibility, aggressively to our employees.
Transparency and Teamwork: Complete transparency in all our thoughts and actions is integral to our genetic character, and it helps us to stick together and function effectively as a team.
Who Thrives: If you are a self-starter and thrive on complexity and independence and truly understand and live the tenets of humility, hunger and honesty and you will love Qubole.

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