Software Engineering Intern
Brand: Skillsoft
Req#: 492931
Updated: 11/02/2018
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Rochester NY
Category: Engineering
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Job Description

Title: Software Engineering Intern

Are you passionate about learning and intellectually curious?  Do you thrive in a fast paced, innovative work environment where team members hold themselves and others accountable?  Are you energized by trying new things, have an agile mindset and enjoy making an impact?   Is working for a purpose driven organization important to you?  If the answers to these questions are a resounding YES, then read on!

Skillsoft is the global leader in eLearning. We help businesses solve their biggest challenge – attracting, motivating and retaining world class talent.  Our team is recognized for cutting edge digital learning and human capital management solutions. Trusted by the world's leading organizations, including 65% of the Fortune 500, we train more professionals than any other company in the world. Our 100,000+ courses, videos and books are accessed over 130 million times every month, in 160 countries and 29 languages. At Skillsoft, we believe that knowledge is the fuel for innovation and innovation is the fuel for business growth.

We are all about “Making Work Matter.”  With over 2200 employees around the world, we are always looking for amazing talent!  

Will you be next to join our team?

Are you a Software Development student looking for an opportunity for an internship in a fast paced and fun environment? Then consider joining us here at Skillsoft in Rochester, NY. We are building SaaS platforms and web applications for our content delivery products with the goal of being the “best in the industry”. Our products allow 6000+ customers consume content from a variety of sources with a strong focus on video, from any device, with features that fit the needs of learner. We believe that our customers deserve the best learning experiences and we are delivering on those needs with the products and technology that you will be working on. You could be the one to help us achieve this goal!

We are looking for exceptional developers with a passion for writing software and learning to join our team. If you are looking for an internship to get hands-on experience working with the latest web, mobile, and cloud-based technologies, and working on teams that have delivered award-winning products, Skillsoft is the right choice for you.

Skills & Qualifications (* = required): 

  • Junior or Senior or Masters candidate working towards BS Computer Science*
  • 3.5 GPA or higher
  • Working with developing cloud based enterprise solutions. 
  • Knowledge in working with REST API*, Web services
  • Experience working with databases preferably Postgres.
  • Experience in programming languages (Java, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS*)
  • Experience with frameworks (Spring Boot, Ruby on Rails) 
  • Experience in Javascript frameworks (Node.js*, React*, Redux, Angular, Express.js)
  • Experience with code versioning tools, preferably Git (Github, Gitlab, etc) and the feature branch workflow


  • Proactive with a strong sense of urgency and competitive drive. 
  • Independent, entrepreneurial mindset with ability to make independent decisions.
  • Influential, and enthusiastic communicator. 
  • Adaptable, embraces change.
  • Collaborative team player, working across various teams within the organization. 
  • Customer service minded.
  • Strong attention to detail, organized and goal oriented.  

Thank you for taking the time to learn more about us.  

If this opportunity intrigues you, we'd love for you to apply!

NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. Skillsoft does not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies.  All resumes submitted by employment agencies directly to any Skillsoft employee or hiring manager in any form without a signed Skillsoft Employment Agency Agreement on file and search engagement for that position will be deemed unsolicited in nature.  No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is subsequently hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

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Skillsoft is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer: It is the policy of Skillsoft Corporation to provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability (mental or physical), protected veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by law