Software Developer - Summer 2019 Term at PagerDuty
San Francisco, CA, US
At PagerDuty, we believe that people do their best in a culture that fosters inclusion, innovation, and success. Our values - Community, Growth, Passion, Team and Trust - serve as the foundation of our collaborative and dynamic culture. Whether it’s conducting a retrospective, participating in our monthly Hackdays, cranking out a new product feature, supporting our two PagerDuty bands, or doing our day to day work, Dutonians live and breathe these five values every day. Together, we solve real customer issues and fulfill our mission of connecting teams to real-time opportunities and elevate work to the outcomes that matter.  
 
About our Career Accelerator Program (CAP)
The Career Accelerator Program at PagerDuty offers an opportunity for participants, to learn and build meaningful skills at PagerDuty. Whether you’re enrolled  in a post-secondary institution, completed a coding bootcamp, or returning to work after a gap in employment, CAP can provide up to 16 weeks of hands-on experience in a high growth tech company. Through a variety of networking, learning, and mentoring opportunities, our CAP program fast tracks participants for an exceptional career and can serve as a gateway to permanent employment at PD.
 
CAP has three cohorts each year beginning in January (Winter), May (Summer) and September (Fall) and participants are paid competitively in their respective industries.
 
 
This is a 4 month role for the Summer 2019 term. The term begins on May 6, 2019 and ends on August 30, 2019.

How You Contribute to Our Vision

    • You’re passionate about building software and looking for a place to put your skills to use and work with a fantastic team
    • You will build and ship new customer-facing features (A number of participants deployed features during their time at PagerDuty!)
    • You’ll collaborate with product and UX to deliver the highest quality web experience
    • You’ll be participating in code reviews for your fellow team members 

About You

    • You are excited to take on the difficult challenges of building highly available distributed systems and the responsibilities that come with developing mission critical software.
    • You are confidently self-driven
    • You have an insatiable desire to learn
    • You are empathetic - you can clearly communicate your thoughts and opinions to others
    • You are passionate about high quality, maintainable and testable code
    • You have a solid grasp of computer science fundamentals
    • You want to build reliable and highly scalable systems 

Our Toolset: Are you interested in learning about these?

    • Languages: mainly Ruby on Rails, Scala, Elixir, Swift, Objective C (iOS), Java (Android) and more!
    • Back-end: Kafka, Percona XtraDB (MySQL), Cassandra, CouchDB
    • Front-end: Backbone.js, Ember.js, CoffeeScript and ES6
    • Technologies: Distributed Systems, Databases, High Availability Systems, Machine Learning, Streaming Systems

Minimum Qualifications

    • Good understanding of CS fundamentals, eg. data structures and algorithms
    • Knowledge and understanding of at least one programming language, eg. Java, Python, C