Backend Developer - Intern - 6 month

  • HSR Fly Over, HSR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Lokal- India's biggest local content platform Founded by IIT-Bombay and IIT- Kharagpur graduates Vipul Chaudhary and Janipasha, Lokal(A Behtar Technology Private Limited product) delivers local news and content in native languages through mobile application. Lokal is operational in districts of Telangana , Andhrapradesh and Tamilnadu with a 4.8M downloads till date 1.2M+ users. Behtar Technology Pvt Ltd is funded by top venture capital firms across the world and from India

Few articles:

https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/16/lokal-news-yc/

https://www.forbes.com/profile/lokal/#7cfc7b997cd1

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/small-biz/startups/newsbuzz/regional-language-focused-startup-lokal-raises-3-million-funding/articleshow/71897342.cms

Job Description

You'll work as a part of Lokal's Software development team and develop applications to extend and improve Lokal's product offerings. You get to build features end-to-end while also integrating the same with our existing stack. Some examples have been mentioned below. During this internship you will develop a solid understanding of the Software Development process, learn about web applications, databases, along with a technical fascination of how stuff fits together.

You will be working with a team of experienced and innovative developers, designers and product managers.

Examples:

  • Spelling and Grammar check for Indian languages

  • Document similarity detection system to weed out copied articles.

  • Automate Lokal's content distribution across social media channels.

  • Universal search engine for the app

Minimum qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's in Computer Science or a related technical field. (2nd year and above)

  • Coding experience in Python

Preferred qualifications:

  • Familiarity with databases (ElasticSearch is a plus) and data engineering.

  • Previous projects of web based applications

 

Apply if you can work fulltime for 6 months.