Plato (W16)

We help engineering + product leaders develop soft skills and build better teams.

Software Engineering Intern

$30k - $50k0.00% - 0.00%

Location
 
Remote
Job Type
 
Internship
Experience
 
About Plato

At Plato, we’re on a mission to help engineering managers become great leaders. Our platform intelligently matches “mentees” to highly experienced engineering leaders of various backgrounds to help resolve their most pressing management challenges. After raising over $3M from SaaStr's Jason Lemkin, Slack, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, and more earlier this year, we've experienced exceptional and rapid growth.

About the role

At Plato, we’re on a mission to help engineering managers become great leaders. Our platform intelligently matches “mentees” to highly experienced engineering leaders of various backgrounds to help resolve their most pressing management challenges. After raising over $3M from SaaStr's Jason Lemkin, Slack, Zoom CEO Eric Yuan, and more earlier this year, we've experienced exceptional and rapid growth.

We’re looking for an Engineer intern to join our small but very productive team. As we grow, we need someone to help us improve our product and our internal tooling, driving them forward both with their contributions.

Who you are

  • A mission-driven person: At Plato, we're all passionate about our mission to elevate the leadership game in the world
  • A product engineer: You will not be building features without having challenged it and fully understand the user value
  • A strong technologist: You are willing to learn new technology and apply the state of the art practices
  • A team player: You're a natural team player, you can talk with other non-technical department
  • A pragmatist: your solutions are not ivory towers but driven by the context
  • A thinker: you are logical, can evaluate a problem quickly, abstract it and propose solutions

We encourage people from historically underrepresented communities in technology to apply, including but not limited to women, people of color, people with disabilities and those who identify as LGBTQ.

Requirements

Must haves

  • BA/BS in Engineering or equivalent in experience

Nice to haves

  • Analytical and Structured - You are able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • Humble and Growth mindset - You're humble and you're always finding way to grow in your skills and mindset with books, mentors, training...
  • Persistent - You demonstrate tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
  • Efficiency - You're able to produce significant output with minimal wasted effort.
  • Honesty / integrity - You do not cut corners ethically, earns trust and maintain confidences.
  • Openness to criticism and ideas - You often solicit feedback and reacts calmly to criticism or negative feedback.
  • Follow-through on commitments - You live up to verbal and written agreements, regardless of personal cost.
  • Enthusiasm - You exhibits passion and excitement over work and have a "can-do attitude".
  • Work ethic - You have a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes long hours to get the job done
  • Listening skills - You let others speak and seeks to understand their viewpoints.
  • Teamwork - Reaching out to peers to establish and overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Customer Empathy - You understand the underlying needs and feelings of customers to deliver a delightful experience
  • Passionate - Passion is contagious

Your key missions

At Plato, you’ll enjoy a scrappy startup environment, collaborative and thoughtful team members, lots of natural light. Plato provides everything you personally need to get your job done. We are passionate about our mission and are lucky to see the impact of our work, everyday!

We’re looking for someone who’s passionate about building products that can last. If you are looking for challenges, and want to have impact in a fast growing company, come and join us! Your key activities

  • Contributing on building features that will impact out users
  • Contributing on building internal tools to support operations
  • Ensure quality by participating to QA sessions, reviewing the team’s code and bug fixing
  • Learn from the best engineering and product leaders in the world (https://www.platohq.com/mentors)

Closing words

Very few companies have the potential to do something truly meaningful to actually help others. We believe that making managers better, more successful, and happier results in a happier overall workplace. And improving that even 10% leads to a ripple effect.

We spend nearly all of our waking lives at work. Let's make that better.

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