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Python Software Developer Intern

Posted on July 10, 2024 by Safe Software Inc.

  • Surrey, Canada
  • Salary not available
  • Full time
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

  • Location: This opportunity has the ability to be onsite/hybrid in the Vancouver, BC Lower Mainland.
  • Base Salary: Commensurate with Experience
    • Salary Progression by Total Work Terms Completed:
      • Work Term 1 (first work term): $22.50 pr/hr
      • Work Term 2: $24.00 pr/hr
      • Work Term 3: $27.00 pr/hr
      • Work Term 4: $28.00 pr/hr
      • Work term 5: $29.00 pr/hr
      • Work term 6: $30.00 pr/hr
  • Duration: September 3rd to December 20th, 2024
  • Please note that employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a Canadian criminal record check.

Application Instructions:

  • Please upload your application files in PDF format only.
    • Required: Resume, Transcript
    • Optional: Cover Letter
  • This posting will remain open until the role has been filled, but we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly for interview requests.

Python Software Developer Intern

Safe Software is looking for a Python Software Developer Intern to join our Integrations development team. This is a four-month, full-time placement with opportunity for extension.

Our student internships have the opportunity to be hybrid/on-premise at our office based in Surrey, BC, Canada. In order to provide the best onboarding and mentorship experience, this position will require the intern to work on-premise at least 2 days per week at our office based in Surrey, BC, Canada. The remaining 3 days can be worked remotely from home.

About The Team

The Integrations Team works to optimize the use of open source and commercial third-party components in our desktop, server, cloud-based, and mobile applications. Some of the team’s primary focus areas are to: manage our third-party component usage to protect our source code and reputation, enable legal compliance, and reduce security vulnerabilities through issue identification and remediation.

What You’ll Be Doing

As a Python Software Developer Intern, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain software at scale, building scripts to automate and simplify large tasks
  • Obtain an insider's view into the world of software compliance and security vulnerabilities
  • Apply and extend your git skills in a software company with over 20 years of version control
  • Receive feedback in a safe environment from your team-mates on how to write efficient and maintainable code
  • Work alongside great people who genuinely care about your wellbeing

What We’re Looking For

Safe Software evaluates applicants based on their passion and skill with technology. That said, having experience with some of the following areas is an asset.

Required skills:

  • Technical skills:
    • Programming in Python
    • Experience with Git
    • Experience using IDEs for software development
  • You’re able to facilitate connections with your team members to share information and ideas
  • You’re able to keep track of your projects and prioritize them
  • You‘re willing and able to collaborate with others and exchange meaningful feedback
  • You’re able to work well with minimal supervision in a remote team environment, and are motivated to learn new technologies and skills

What You Can Expect

When you choose an internship with Safe Software, you’re also choosing…

  • Meaningful Work: Be a part of the solution. Get involved in hands-on projects that matter to you (and us) that challenge your critical thinking and help take your skills to the next level.
  • A Supportive Environment: Feel empowered to share your ideas and implement them with high autonomy and support.
  • Mentorship: Learn from a team of experienced mentors and technical leaders who will support your development. 1 in 4 of our current staff started as student interns!
  • Social Responsibility: Become a part of an organization that finds meaningful ways to give back.
  • Work-Life Balance: There's no place for burnout at Safe. Maintain a healthy balance of your personal and work life without splitting yourself in two. Student interns enjoy 4% vacation pay to allow for flexibility for time off during your term.
  • Fun: Participate in team building activities to let loose and have fun! Check out our Takeover Tuesday and #LifeAtSafe Instagram highlight reels to see what a work term at Safe is like.
  • Shared Success: Share in Safe’s success with our bi-annual profit sharing.
  • An Accessible Commute: Regardless of your commute method, we’re located close to public transit, and provide complimentary parking and bike storage for our team!

About Safe Software

Safe Software is the creator and developer of FME - the data integration platform with the best support for spatial data worldwide. Over 10,000 organizations around the world use FME in industries like AEC, government, utilities, and transportation to maximize the value of their data.

Founded in 1993, Safe is headquartered in Surrey, BC with over 200 team members and counting. We’re always looking for talented individuals with diverse backgrounds who are determined to learn and grow. Are you ready to join the team?

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Safe Software is an equal opportunity employer and we truly believe that innovation and strength begin with diversity and inclusion. We welcome all candidates regardless of race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, ability, disability, national or ethnic origin, political belief, religion, or family status. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact hr_dept@safe.com.


Advertised until:
Aug. 9, 2024


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