Pixelberry Studios is a top mobile games developer, creating fun and engaging games with heart for over nine years. We’re a division of Nexon, one of the Top 10 largest gaming companies in the world. Our studio is 3-for-3 launching games into the App Store's Top 25 Grossing chart. Our market-leading, award-winning mobile game, Choices: Stories You Play, broke into the Top 5 in the App Store. Our vision for success is based around innovative game design, diversity, and putting our players first!
We've seen firsthand the positive impact that games can make. Because of that, we leverage our commercial success to make a real difference: we have partnered with numerous non-profits, saved actual lives with our games, and donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to charities. Players love our games’ focus on racial, gender, sexual, and identity diversity while holding us accountable when they expect more.
Some of us at Pixelberry have worked together for over 10 years through multiple companies. As a result, we strive to create long-term relationships that help sustain our success. We continue to add new individuals who aren’t just searching for another stepping stone but a place to put down roots and actively make a difference. We love what we do and are looking for passionate, like-minded people who want to grow, learn, and make a difference together.
SUMMARY OF POSITION
Pixelberry Studios is seeking a bright, motivated, and hard-working college student for an exciting internship program. The right candidate will become a data engineering intern assisting the data team in developing new data pipelines using the latest cloud technologies.
The duration of the internship will be 12 weeks.
Please note this is for current students (College/University or Graduate program) or recent grads from the last few months.
Our headquarters are in Los Altos, CA but we can accommodate a remote work environment for a candidate from the following states: California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington.
Currently, all Pixelberry staff work remotely with the option to work in-office, if desired.
The candidate will experience the full software development cycle with the following responsibilities:
- Create tooling for new and existing applications
- Assist in the deployment of testing, staging, and production environments
- Work with engineers, analysts, and data scientists to develop large-scale pipelines
- Maintain and support existing platforms and evolve to newer technology stacks and architectures
What we're looking for:
- Aspiring Data Engineer who’s excited to work on large scale challenges with cutting-edge technology
- Programming experience in Python and SQL
- Experience pulling data from APIs
- Proficiency in the linux command line
- Knowledge of cloud technologies and databases
- Foundational knowledge of basic Computer Science principles: data structures and algorithms
- Strong analytical, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
NICE TO HAVES
- Experience with AWS
- Experience with Git
BENEFITS & PERKS
High level of autonomy and freedom
For local employees that elect to work in-studio, a relaxed office environment with free food and snacks
Virtual escape rooms, video game nights, trivia parties, and other team-building activities throughout the year!
HOW THIS JOB IS DIFFERENT
- Learn about the business side of mobile games. Our team is very good at what we do.
- Good work/life balance. We are family-friendly and look at things in the long term.
- That warm fuzzy feeling that you’re not just making a difference at a company, but in the lives of people all over the world.
Pixelberry Studios values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, Black/BIPOC, LGBT individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Pixelberry is also an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.
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