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Co-op, Software Engineering Intern

​XO Group, New York

XO Group Inc. guides people through life's biggest moments


WHY WE LOVE WORKING AT XO GROUP INC:

Every year, millions of brides, newlyweds, and first-time parents visit The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump for guidance and advice during some of the most important moments in their lives.  Here at XO Group, we strive to give our customers a best in class user experience to make these moments even more special.  We are highly focused on building a user-centric, content rich, mobile first organization with a refreshing, fun and entrepreneurial work culture.  Connect yourself to work that matters!

ABOUT THE ROLE AND OUR TEAM:

We are looking for an intern to help us craft solutions within various engineering teams across XO. Our teams are small, usually staffed at 3-4 engineers, a designer, and a product lead working together in an agile development process to write code for great products that meet users’ demands. In addition to directly contributing to products that meaningfully impact our users, you would have the opportunity to use cutting edge software and cloud technologies and learn from the best through pair programming.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Desire to learn new technologies and techniques
  • Core understanding of basic data structures and algorithms
  • Knowledge of web development
  • Experience with at least one programming language (prefer Ruby, NodeJS, Python, or similar)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Enrolled in Computer Science/Engineering program or equivalent
  • Good communication skills (i.e. Ability to explain problems & solutions to technical and nontechnical people)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with product managers and the technical team to identify mission critical features
  • Design tests that assert proper functionality of identified features
  • Develop features for Ruby on Rails applications/APIs, potentially also utilizing JS frameworks such as Backbone & React
  • Pair program with other team members on building new features

BENEFITS & PERKS:

Things you'll like a lot! Health benefits, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, free drinks and snacks, guest speakers, learning events, and a mentor program.

Things you'll love! Amazing coworkers, unlimited vacation, weekly happy hours, transparent and approachable executives

About ​XO Group

XO Group Inc. helps people navigate and enjoy life's biggest moments, together. Our family of multi-platform brands guide people through transformative lifestages, from getting married to moving in together and having a baby. Our brands include The Knot, the number one wedding planning resource and marketplace, The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents and parents-to-be, and The Nest, the go-to guide for all things home for new couples.

Want to learn more about ​XO Group? Visit http://xogroupinc.com/