October 26, 2016
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Summer 2017 Intern - Software Engineer, Infrastructure

Salesforce.com - Herndon, VA

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  • Company
    Salesforce.com Salesforce.com
  • Location
    Herndon, VA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Post Date:

Salesforce will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Multiple Locations: San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Herndon, VA, Atlanta, GA, Indianapolis, IN

This is your time to shine. Our Software Engineering interns are considered full time employees by their peers--in fact, you will be expected to contribute right away as a member of our Scrum teams for future releases. You will write code that reaches millions of subscribers who use our applications everyday, work on our automated testing infrastructure, and craft the tools that provide real-time monitoring of our service. With such quick turnaround, we don't want our interns to sit on the sidelines and enjoy the view-- we want you to change the way our customers connect their business to the world!

Salesforce, the world's #1 Software-As-A-Service company, is looking for summer interns to help deliver the next generation of its infrastructure platform. If you're up for a giant challenge as a force-multiplier, we have a place where you can make an immediate, durable impact.


* Eat, sleep, and breathe services.

* Familiarity with crash-only and recovery-oriented software design.

* Excited by building reliable, self-healing services on unreliable hardware. This gig is all about designing, developing, debugging, and operating resilient distributed systems.


* Implement code fixes under the direction of software architects and senior developers

* Develop well-tuned code that may be included as part of our next software release

* Contribute to our suite of automated tests and testing infrastructure


* Enrolled in sophomore year or higher at a college/university or any year at a graduate school

* Working towards a BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related

* Academic or professional/internship experience with Java

* Understanding of object-oriented programming/design

* Working knowledge of HTML and web technologies

* Ability to quickly learn new technologies

* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* Be a self-starter and possess strong sense of self-motivation


* Coursework in SQL, relational database and distributed systems concepts

* Strong competency in javascript and associated frameworks

Futureforce is for college students or new grads wanting to experience life at Salesforce, one of the World's Most Innovative Companies 5--years--running and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" 8-years-running.
Futureforce interns work on live projects, giving them the opportunity to make a tangible impact that they can show to friends, family, and future employers --if we don't hire them first (and, we hire 80% of our eligible interns)! They have the chance to collaborate and connect with the Salesforce interns from all over the world. And, like all Salesforce employees, interns also have many possibilities to volunteer, making a lasting impact in the community.
Futureforce offers a collaborative work environment, which fosters innovation, provides flexibility and most importantly is fun!
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's "World's Most Innovative Company" five years in a row and one of Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" eight years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for "family") made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.

Salesforce.com is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Salesforce.com does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Salesforce.com will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Salesforce.com.