We are currently recruiting multiple Interns who are keen to gain exciting exposure to frontend development and deliver world-class user experience. Successful candidates can expect to join one of the following engineering teams and contribute to the exciting projects they are working on:
The Web Team (Frontend Development) owns all our user-facing web properties such as, viki.com and soompi.com, at Rakuten Viki. Tens of millions of users will be impacted by what you have built. Ours is a diverse stack of exciting web technologies like NextJS, Typescript, styled-components, NodeJS, etc. We work on a range of challenging projects, such as building features like co-viewing, optimizing web performance, monitoring, creating in-house developer tools etc. The team works closely with the product, design, operations and analytics team to deliver better, faster and the best experiences for our users.
The Mobile Engineering Team (Mobile Development) is responsible for a variety of systems across iOS and Android platforms. We maintain an iOS and an Apple TV app with a shared Swift codebase, in a modular approach. We focus on automating our processes including deployment to app store, tests (lint, unit tests, snapshot tests) running on every pull request. Our amazing Android team is continuing to improve our Android app which has become a benchmark of excellence in Google Play. We are featured under Editor's Choice and Android Excellence. In addition, we are among Google’s launch partners for Android instant Apps and Android Go. We are also featured in Android Developer Story, nominated for Google Play awards, Best Living Room Experience Awards and various tech blogs and news sites.
- Undergraduates who are currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent fields
- Any prior part-time, internship or personal project experience in frontend development or mobile app development will be a plus
- Passionate about learning new technologies and solving engineering problems
- Able to work for at least 12 weeks on a full-time basis
Rakuten is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged.