Software Engineer Intern

  • First Orion
  • Little Rock, AR, USA
  • 10/11/2018
Internship Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

First Orion is an industry-leading call protection and data provider, developing software and services to enable our customers to take complete control over their telecommunications, powered by world-class data and technology solutions. Our applications and in-network services provide call and text blocking, spam and robocall blocking, caller identification, directory assistance and complaint filing with regulatory agencies in US and abroad. With our help, customers have blocked over 200 million numbers and continue to file over 300,000 complaints monthly against offending callers directly to federal agencies. First Orion provides solutions to some of the largest mobile service process in the world and features leading brands in the communication industry including PrivacyStar with offices in Washington, Arkansas and London, England.  

First Orion is seeking a talented Software Developer Intern to join our collaborative and winning First Orion Data Services organization.  This team provides businesses with identity verification solutions that help companies recognize legitimate customers, detect fraudulent transactions, and improve business performance. At the core of our services is our large-scale data assets that businesses use to mitigate risk and improve customer experience.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design and develop web service applications, enabling secure, high performance, fault tolerant data exchange
  • Assist in the design, implement, and test software features First Orion data products
  • Contribute to advancing reliability and performance of the service architecture; introduce new performance counters and instrumentation points
  • Participate in the provisioning, deployment and troubleshooting of First Orion data products and services

Required Skills:

  • Student seeking a BS/BA in Computer Science, Mathematics or related major
  • Academic project or work experience with object-oriented programming languages
  • Academic project or work experience in writing SQL statements
  • Ability to analyze data to identify deliverables, gaps and inconsistencies
  • Communication skills including the ability to identify and communicate data driven insights

Nice To Have Skills:

  • Prior experience with Python, Java, and/or Scala
  • Experience working with Apache Spark and Linux
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Company Culture:

Our work environment is energetic, focused, fun, and collaborative. We’ve created a special culture where trust and transparency are key and employees are empowered to make their own decisions. Our people are passionate about what we do and have an indomitable spirit to get things done. Everyone is a part of the big picture here.

First Orion Voted Great Place to Work US with Top Rankings in every category! Check out the full spread here:

First Orion is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply today!

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