BackEnd Developer Intern- Winter 2023

  • Montreal / Quebec City (Province of Quebec, Canada)
  • Internships
  • Intern
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Your mission: make an impactful contribution to the backbone of a state of the art feature

What’s better than contributing to the configuring and a working infrastructure that’s the heart of Coveo? Being part of the team that’s building it. If you’re excited by the realm of possibilities that await, now is your time to contribute to one of the following two teams; Data Platform Foundation, Connectivity Core and Dev. Tooling. 

Are you  someone constantly searching for ways to improve or gain new skills, contribute to exciting and relevant projects; we might just have what you’re looking for ! By having a genuine interest in technology and coding, we’re certain you’ll fit right in the team!

If  you’re a backend junkie, obsessed with everything coding, this challenge is tailored for you!

So what’s a typical day like ?

  • You start your day with a Scrum meeting to track the progress on the different projects your team is currently working on
  • Write tons of code!
  • Make sure you test your code like a pro to avoid salty surprises in production
  • It’s already lunch time! You take some well deserved time off and attend a lunch and learn elaborated specifically for our cohort of interns
  • Code, code, code… When you think you’re ready, you open a pull request to get feedback from your colleagues. 
  • The day is already over! You close your computer happy that you spent your day surrounded by bright, curious and respectful people, eager to grow their teammates and colleagues.

Are you our next intern superstar?
We want to hear from you if :

  • You are currently enrolled in a Software Engineering or Computer Science program.
  • You have completed at least one internship in a similar role 
  • You have prior experience with  Java
  • Technology is your passion; you stay on top of current trends. Be curious and love learning
  • You proud of what you create; self disciple and continuous improvement are in your vocabulary 


Additional qualities that will catch our attention:

  • Knowledge of or experience with AWS or interested by Big Data
  • You participated in various Hackathons or have relevant experience ; challenges are not foreign to you!
  • You’re not afraid to ask the right questions to have a thorough understanding of your tasks ; knowing you don’t know everything is highly important to succeed.
  • You’re willing to take the initiative and work independently - grab the freedom you’re offered and run with it!
  • You have great organizational and time management skills which you use towards finding meaningful solutions 

As a back-end software developer intern, you will have the possibility to join one of the the following teams three teams:

    • Data Platform Foundation: When you join our team you would help us to extend, modernize and maintain our event streaming and validation capabilities. In addition, you would also contribute to improving our monitoring, security and infrastructure. You will also have the opportunity to work on building APIs and SDKs to help others leverage the power of our streaming platform.
    • Connectivity Core: Design, implement, maintain and deploy both the Connectors Framework and some connectors which allow our clients to configure and crawl various sources of content to retrieve data, metadata and permissions.
    • Dev. Tooling:  Develop deployment tools to improve day-to-day efficiency of other development teams. Facilitate development in a DevOps mindset. 

Why do an internship at Coveo?

An internship at Coveo is an opportunity to be part of a passionate, talented team working at the cutting edge of technology.
This is not our first rodeo! We have been welcoming and supporting interns with us since 2008! It is important for us to support the next generation and pass on our knowledge and good practices to students. You will be entrusted with projects that meet your ambitions and you will be supervised by a coach who will impart to you a wealth of knowledge that only a workplace can offer you. You will of course be invited to participate in all of the company's activities. With our flexible hybrid work model, you. We can't wait to meet you ! 

Join the Coveolife! 

Experience comes in many forms but we offer challenges that meet your ambition; to enable you to learn consistently. 

We encourage all candidates to apply regardless of, for example, age, gender, disability, gaps in CV, national or ethnic background. 


Please note: Due to most of the team members being located in the province of Quebec and the internship being hybrid, we will prioritize candidates located in the province. If you were intending on relocating to Montreal or Quebec City for your internship - please let us know. 

Coveo is a Quebec-based company, pioneer in AI-powered search and recommendations. Coveo uses AI technologies and intelligent search to personalize every digital experience for customers, partners, dealers, and employees. Coveo combines unified content, unified interactions behavioral data and machine learning to deliver relevant information and recommendations across every business interaction, making websites, e-commerce, contact centres and intranets efficient, effortless, content-rich, thus boosting conversion.

If it were easy, someone else would have done it. All of our colleagues at Coveo find the drive to continuously seek new challenges and test roads no one else has ever explored. This ethos has allowed us to become a world leader in an innovative industry and to create a collaborative, diverse and trusting place to work filled with amazingly talented and passionate people.

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