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Software Engineering Intern

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Karat

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Seattle, WA, US

Description

Interviews are the gateway between people and jobs--they are a critical connection point. And yet, while the interview is a universal experience, it has never been recognized as its own discipline. In fact, the vast majority of people conducting interviews receive no formal training in how to do so.

Karat is the market leader in Interview Engineering

At Karat, our mission is to make every interview predictive, fair, and enjoyable. To do so, we created and established the category of Interview Engineering.

Karat conducts technical interviews on behalf of organizations hiring software engineers. We do this through a community of Interview Engineers who are equipped with Karat's interviewing infrastructure, battle-tested questions, and data-informed best practices. The result is highly predictive and fair interviews at scale that candidates truly enjoy. Karat has amassed the largest, most robust dataset of structured-interview intelligence to produce never-before-seen hiring analytics.

Founded in 2014, Karat is a privately held and venture-funded company based in Seattle. Key clients include Pinterest, Indeed, Citrix, Intuit, and Palantir.

Engineering at Karat

As a member of Karat's engineering team, you will get to work on an exciting mission with a highly collaborative team that feels like family. You will be able to easily relate to the product given that you're likely going through technical interviews. Since we are a young company, you will work closely with others, contribute to team culture and practices, and receive mentorship from industry veterans. We're looking for individuals who are hungry to take ownership of their work and who want to make a significant impact.

About You

  • Currently studying for a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or similar degree.
  • Available for a 12 week internship during summer 2020.
  • You believe in our mission and crave the ownership and responsibility we will give you.
  • You have a self-starter attitude to learn, build, ship, and own.
  • You have experience working on web applications - you know how HTTP, Rest, and web security works.
  • You have experience in a dynamic language used for web development, such as Ruby or Python.
  • You're comfortable working on dynamic user experiences using AJAX and modern frameworks like React as well as plain old JavaScript.
  • You're at home in a Unix/Linux workflow.
  • You have a distinct passion for product driven development and you love writing clean, understandable, and maintainable code.
  • You have a desire to learn and improve your craftsmanship, plus you will always go the extra mile to provide happiness to your customers.
  • Interviewing, teaching, or mentoring experience is a plus as it will help you relate to our mission and culture.

Statement of Non-Discrimination:
In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at Karat.

We value a diverse workforce: people of color, womxn, and LGBTQIA+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.

Thanks to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

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