Software Engineer Internship at Buildout, Inc.

| Chicago
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Buildout's software team works to maintain our core product and build new and exciting features. We are looking for an promising intern to join our team in Summer 2020. This intern will have the opportunity to work on all levels of our stack, from client-side, to server-side, to database and deployments. Buildout is a large Rails application with a few highly-advanced, single-page javascript client interfaces. Some pieces of Buildout are also built with Node, Go, and Sinatra—so come prepared to learn a lot of different tools.


  • Experience building SaaS applications using Ruby on Rails
  • Mastery of javascript, especially related to building rich client applications
  • Understanding of client-side javascript frameworks like jQuery, Backbone, Ember and Angular
  • Experience with standard web technology—Rails, Node, Mysql, Nginx, Memcache, Git, etc.
  • Task-driven and Desire to learn new things and keep up with the latest tech-oriented worker
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases


Buildout’s office is ideally situated along the Chicago River in the Fifth Third Center at 222 South Riverside Plaza, directly above Union Station

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What's something quirky about your company?

Buildout's mascot is the Otter. If you visit our office, you will see otters featured on our coffee mugs, tshirts and in this beautiful mural painted by Graphic Designer, Shannon Lunsford.


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What are Buildout, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Buildout, Inc. Benefits Overview

Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability are 100% subsidized by Buildout for full time employees.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Medical covereage through Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Buildout employees receive discounted memberships to FFC.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Employees can start contributing from their first paycheck
401(K) Matching
Employer Match 100% up to 3%, 50% up to 5%
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Buildout does not have an official dress code, we want employees to feel comfortable and express themselves.
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax Transit Benefit - save up to 40% annually on commuting cost
Company Outings
Cubs games, cooking classes, escape rooms, holiday parties and more!
Free Daily Meals
A daily lunch stipend of $12.50 is available for all on-site employees
Game Room
Buildout employees enjoy daily use of air hockey, ping pong and pool tables.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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