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Software Engineer (Intern)
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NERDWALLET | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

NerdWallet is seeking software engineer interns who are passionate about working in a high-growth start-up environment where there are real opportunities to make a meaningful and positive impact on consumers' financial lives. Engineering interns at NerdWallet will work on a variety of technical problems (front-end, back-end, data-science, full-stack) that will impact our educational and transparency products which are discovered and used by millions of consumers.
As a summer intern at NerdWallet, you will thrive in an environment where we value creativity, team-work and a "consumer-first" product culture. Our small teams of "Nerds" provide you with the unique opportunity to collaborate with and learn from seasoned engineers (along with a technical mentor), product designers and business owners, thus evolving our products into a delightful, efficient, and seamless experience. By the end of your summer internship, you will be well on your way towards becoming a well-rounded software engineer and product innovator who embodies the unique NerdWallet culture we are proud of.
Where you can make an impact:
Design and deliver beautiful web and mobile products that are performant, secure, scalable and sustainable.
Build and extend search, machine learning and content infrastructure that enables NerdWallet users to search for and find content that is relevant and personalized
Drive improvements to our back end, data and front end infrastructure that will scale as NerdWallet's products and audience grows.
Develop and extend a crowd-sourced Q&A platform that delights and helps consumers by connecting them with subject-matter experts in personal finance.
Build interesting tools for data quality, data integration, performance, QA and Operations (on top of AWS) that will make a positive impact on our software development process and site-operations.
You are:
A creative problem solver: You are scrappy, ingenious, and relentless in solving extremely complex problems.
Consumer product focused: You are passionate about creating products that improve the lives of millions of users and building delightful user experiences.
Communication and collaboration: You are able to work effectively in a team. You will be working closely with developers and customer groups to build product features and high quality products.
High-energy, company first, positive attitude: Must be motivated to work hard in a fast-paced environment.
Your experience:
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
Strong computer science fundamentals and hands on experience and passion in writing industrial strength code and building real life systems in Python, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Scala, Java or PHP.
Familiarity with technologies like AngularJS, Node.js, ElasticSearch, Flask, MySQL/Postgres, Kafka, AWS/Redshift, and passion about open-source software is a plus.
Passion and interest in learning new programming languages and technology stacks.
What we offer:
Catered lunches daily, free dinner, kitchens stocked full of snacks and company happy hours
Company sponsored intern events, ranging from social activities to leadership speaker series
Volunteer opportunities to give back to the local community
Flexible working hours
Housing Assistance
NerdWallet is committed to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


NerdWallet is a consumer-friendly financial literacy website that helps individuals make better financial decisions and save money on CD rates, checking accounts, credit cards and more. NerdWallet has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Reuters; our products have been recommended by consumer advocates Liz Weston, Clark Howard and Consumer Action.