CS Risk Intern
The Climate Corporation - San Francisco, CA

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The Climate Corporation is looking for a talented and motivated Computer Science intern to join our Risk & Economics team (a part of our Software Engineering group). We leverage big data and cloud computing to build truly innovative products that are transforming industries and protecting livelihoods every day.

Internship Description

The Risk & Economics team is responsible for creating the tooling and analysis to measure the economics of all the insurance products sold or in development for the Climate Corporation. We pull together data from other teams in the realms of climatology, agronomics, phenology and pricing. As part of this team, you will be solving complex computational problems, managing massive data sets and applying techniques from multiple disciplines.

You will be responsible for designing, building, and testing new products and services in a fast-paced, iterative development environment. We love writing codeā€¦ you should too.

We are looking for people who

  • Write good code and enjoy hacking every day
  • Pay careful attention to detail
  • Love to push the limits of their own knowledge with a fearless DIY attitude
  • Have great debugging and reasoning skills and a passion for quality
  • Will happily dig deep into source code, RTFM and ask good questions when they need help
  • A plus if you have committed to any open source efforts (please specify in your cover letter)
What we offer

  • Valuable internship experience at a fast-growing start-up
  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunity to work with big data sets and bleeding-edge technologies
  • Mentoring by smart, passionate hackers and data scientists
  • Energetic, idea-driven and transparent work environment
  • Location in San Francisco or New York City
Requirements

  • Pursuing or completed a B.S. in computer science
  • Familiarity with *nix shell scripting and command-line tools
  • Experience with Java as a minimum. Experience with Clojure in particular, or another functional language is a plus.
  • Demonstrated intellectual drive to learn anything
  • Must be available for full-time commitment for the course of the internship (40-60 hours/week)
We are very serious about our work, and we are serious about having a great time doing it. If you love writing code and are looking for like-minded people dedicated to having a major impact on the world, we are eager to talk with you.

Spring or Summer start dates

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