Full Stack Engineer Intern – Ascent

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Posted: 11.22.22

Full Stack Engineer Intern – Ascent


Who We Are

Ascent is a venture-backed startup building the unifying dashboard for high-intensity, small unit tactics. We provide actionable insight on the health, environment, and location of Firefighters, SWAT, and Warfighters.

We’re a 20 member strong UIUC team based in Chicago, with an additional office located in the University of Illinois Research Park. We recently closed our second round of capital and have large government contracts, so we are looking to hire full-time team members.

Why Ascent

Ascent offers the opportunity to make a difference in the world by developing technology that helps keep our heroes safe. At Ascent, you’ll work with engineers from all different backgrounds to collaborate on our tech. Turn your passion into practical solutions that will improve the lives of first responders and warfighters.

Our new location in Chicago is located in the heart of Fulton Market. Located near the United Center, Fulton Market has a vibrant nightlife as well as opportunities to explore the arts and culture of the area. Our office is located in an old Chicago Fire Department building, and includes free street parking.

Overview of the role

We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer Intern to support us in our move onto the Android platform from Inventor and expand our current connectivity options beyond BLE. We are hiring a Full Stack Engineer to work on our Incident Command Software, which will be used to monitor and command operators in austere environments.

On a day to day basis, you will participate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation and deployment. You will architect and provide guidance on building end-to-end systems optimized for speed and scale. You will work primarily with Android Studio, AWS, C++, and Kotlin. Additionally, you will engage with inspiring designers and our front end engineers as we create reliable APIs. Finally, you will work to debug and optimize the codebase.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Web Development or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Java, C++, Python, and Kotlin
  • Senior Undergraduate Student or Graduate Student
  • Highly motivated individual who has a drive to learn new things
  • Willing and excited to collaborate with others
  • Must have experience with AWS and/or Android Studio

To apply for this job please visit airtable.com.