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We’re hiring for interns!

It’s that time of year again! Epimorphics are looking for two or three software development interns with enthusiasm for emerging technologies to come and work with us.

The positions last for roughly 12 weeks over summer and you’ll gain experience from a company at the forefront of data-graph and linked data technologies. These opportunities are open to undergraduates, postgraduates, or people looking to gain experience after some other form of developer training.

Applications are now closed open now and will close on 15th Feb 2019. Salary will be paid at a rate of £1,500 per month.

What you’ll be doing

We have a number of projects that you could be working on. The details of the project will be finalised when you start, and there will be some opportunity for you to shape the direction of the project.

Typical themes will include:

  • building open-source demos, Alexa skills or data-visualisations to show off some of the linked-data datasets that we work with
  • helping to build out the suite of internal tools we use to manage the activities and projects within the company
  • creating open-source libraries and tools to help other developers more easily make use of the open-data that we help our customers to publish

About you

You will be developing software, so you’ll need to be familiar with at least one programming language, and excited about the idea of learning and working with new languages, libraries or technologies. We mostly work in Java, JavaScript, Ruby and Kotlin, so familiarity with any of these would be an advantage. For web development, you’d also need to know at least some HTML5 and CSS.

We work on projects in teams, so being able to describe at least one project you’ve worked on would be helpful, but not essential. Likewise, experience with an agile framework approach or familiarity with tools such as Git and Trello would be advantageous but not necessary. We are looking to not just give you hands-on development experience, but also a working knowledge of how to work collaboratively within a project team. Each intern will have one or more mentors from the company who will guide them and the project over the duration of the internship.

About Us

We are a team of passionate people who love solving interesting challenges and working with data to create technology which makes a difference. Our team includes accomplished computer scientists and data experts who helped define the standards in the Semantic Web and Linked Data, and co-developed Apache Jena. We’ve built ground-breaking linked-data services for the public sector here in the UK and elsewhere. Many of our public sector and Open Data projects have a direct positive benefit for society.

How to apply

Please send a CV, a covering letter, and a link to some sample code. We want to know why you’d like to join us as an intern, what relevant skills and experiences you have, and whether any of the project themes particularly interest you.  Applications are now closed

If you want to have a read about some of our previous intern’s experiences, you can do so here: https://epimorphics.wpengine.com/2017-internship-experiences/

Epimorphics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from anyone, especially from groups who are under-represented in the software development community today.


LIZZIE SCUFFELL

LIZZIE SCUFFELL

USER RESEARCHER

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