PowerReviews works with more than 1,000 global brands and retailers to increase conversion and improve products and the customer experience with ratings and reviews and Q&A software. Ratings and reviews solutions from PowerReviews are essential for consumers as they search and shop online and in-store, and they are proven to increase online site-wide sales up to 17%.

Back-End Engineering Intern at PowerReviews

PowerReviews works with more than 1,000 global brands and retailers to increase conversion and improve products and the customer experience with ratings and reviews and Q&A software. Ratings and reviews solutions from PowerReviews are essential for consumers as they search and shop online and in-store, and they are proven to increase online site-wide sales up to 17%.

A successful candidate for this internship should be comfortable in at least one programming language and have a good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming concepts. This internship will offer opportunities to build a mastery Java, open-source frameworks and tools.

Key Accountabilities

  • Design, develop and unit test software solutions that will extend and improve on PowerReviews product offerings
  • Participate in team agile practices including daily stand-up, sprint planning, retrospectives, and peer code reviews
  • Be a collaborative member of your team
  • Be an excellent problem solver

Requirements & Preferred Skills

  • Working towards a Bachelor’s Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Juniors going into their senior year preferred
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language - (Java is preferred, but any language will be considered if willing to learn Java)
  • Excited about a high-velocity development environment and product cycle
  • Strong attention to detail, good communications skills, and a positive attitude
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment

Our Tech Stack

At PowerReviews we use lots of open source software and use Amazon Web Services (almost) exclusively. Our current stack consists of Linux, Java, Tomcat, Nginx, PostgreSQL, MySQL, ElasticSearch, React.js, Docker, and some Ruby on Rails. In AWS we make use of EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, Redshift, Elastic Beanstalk, S3, Elasticache, (both Redis and Memcached), Elastic MapReduce, and Cloudfront. Other stuff we use includes Sumo Logic, Datadog, Selenium, and Packer.

Core Values

  • Transparency: Transparency in communication drives trust.
  • Accountability: We hold each other accountable to execute and improve.
  • Learning: Continuously learn new skills to find your super power
  • Collaborating: Collaborate with colleagues, customers, and partners to win
  • Celebrating: Celebrate the wins and share our success.
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Why work with us
While flexible time off and company-wide social events are always nice, PowerReviews is dedicated to empowering employees to make a lasting impact on the future of the company, creating a highly rewarding work environment, and because employees use ratings and reviews when shopping online, they're able to see their hard work in action everyday.
Culture
Whether it’s a Luau in the dead of winter, an Ugly Sweater Party or the (very well attended) Hangover After the Holiday Party Brunch, PowerReviews likes to host fun creative in-office events to break up the work week. Throwing it back to high school, PowerReviews also hosts Spirit Days, encouraging employees to dress according to that day’s theme.
Perks & Benefits
You get to work with an awesome team!
Unlimited Snacks and Drinks
Open Vacation Policy
Committees to get involved in: Philanthropy, Fitness, Events, & Communication
Catered Lunch on Tuesdays
Treadmill Desks

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