Perchwell 2024 Software Engineer Intern
Who we are:
Perchwell is the premier workflow software and data platform for residential real estate. Based on the industry’s foundational data, Perchwell builds a modern software suite to empower real estate professionals to do their best work, provide differentiated service to their clients, and grow their businesses.
Backed by Founders Fund, Lux Capital, and some of the country’s leading MLSs, Perchwell is scaling its best-in-class platform to have a positive impact on the industry we serve.
Perchwell is growing our team to build the workflow data platform for all residential real estate, a $4T industry (roughly 17% of US GDP) impacting the lives of every single American. As a complete market intelligence, search, and collaboration solution, we partner with forward-thinking MLS (Multiple Listing Service) organizations and brokerages to drive the industry forward.
What we're looking for
Rising college juniors and seniors currently enrolled in a computer science or related STEM degree program
Driven individuals with an ability to roll up their sleeves and deliver projects in a timely manner
Creative problem solvers with solid communication skills and a team focus
What you’ll do
Work in a fast-paced startup environment, delivering high-quality SaaS products
Create scalable solutions from broadly defined problems and projects
Partner with cross-functional teams to ship innovative ideas
The internship will run 10 weeks (early June-early August) and you'll work out of our beautiful New York City HQ in Manhattan (Soho) 5 days/week.
You will be assigned a dedicated engineering mentor for your internship.
You will choose and lead your own project, with the help of your mentor, during your summer. You will make all product, architecture, and implementation decisions. You will present your project to the executive and engineering team at the end of the summer.
You will also contribute to the mentor’s pod with feature improvements and bug fixes. You will learn how a startup team operates to move fast and ship even faster.
You will participate in various activities with the team and mentor during your summer in NYC from team dinners to museum trips, to just exploring the greatest city in the world.
Required for the role
Relational database skills (SQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
Web application framework knowledge such as Springboot or Django. Ruby on Rails experience is a plus.
Strong communication skills
Collaborative problem-solver who is thoughtful regarding trade-offs
Eagerness to learn and grow your skill set
Bonus points for the following
Ruby on Rails experience
Demonstrated leadership skills developed during your college experience
$12,000 for a 10 week internship (minus applicable taxes and withholdings)
Note: At this time, we are only considering candidates who are authorized to work in the U.S.