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IT Intern

| Seattle

Description

*Please include a cover letter to express why you are interested in this role with Xinova*

*We're considering recent grads or people who will be graduating within 6 months at this time*

 

About the Role

The operations team is looking for an IT Intern who is eager to take on meaningful projects and learn new skills to join our team. This is an exciting, broad role that includes assisting with helpdesk tasks, working through a variety of projects, supporting each of Xinova’s departments, and refining our processes.

 

What’s in it for you? This is an opportunity to take a (paid) crash course in Startup IT. You will learn the ropes from seasoned professionals, receive hands-on mentorship, and have a tangible impact on the IT efforts of the company. Our goal is for this internship is to accelerate your career growth!

 

Responsibilities and Projects

  • Be a key member of a nimble IT team
  • Drive to get hands-on with issues and train employees on best practices
  • Take ownership of key projects
  • Partner with HR to improve the onboarding process
  • Embrace an “IT as a service” mindset to proactively assist other teams
  • Contribute to Information Security Management Policy and GDPR policy setup by documenting our processes and controls

 

Requirements

  • Current student or recent graduate in a Bachelor’s degree program or trade school focused on Information Systems, Computer Science, or a similar field
  • Eager to learn new skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • Comfortable supporting Windows, Macs, and a variety of software

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience/interest with a startup company
  • 1-3 years of IT experience
  • Local to the Seattle area
  • Proactive in seeking new responsibilities
  • Experience working at a tech company

 

About Us:

Xinova is a collective of 12,000 innovators dedicated to turning big problems into bigger solutions. We work with large companies like Pepsi and Honda to help them solve their largest research and product development challenges. 

 

At the core, we believe problems are a good thing. Our global network of innovators wake up every day believing that each problem is an opportunity to find a solution or application you never thought of. If that's you too, we’d love to have you join us! 

 

The company is headquartered in Seattle with staff located in Beijing, Bangalore, Helsinki, Israel, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo and Vienna.www.xinova.com

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

Pioneer Square has a wonderful, emerging startup scene. We're easily accessible whether you live in Seattle, on the eastside or Bainbridge Island.

An Insider's view of Xinova

What's something quirky about your company?

We have a number of non-official staff organized ‘clubs’! Whether you’re an avid reader, someone with musical talent, dungeon master or pool shark; you can probably find a group that shares your interests. My favorite is our trivia nights! I love learning about all the random knowledge my coworkers hold in their heads, and it’s great when we win!

Olivia

Project Manager

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Self-guided supported by constant communication. Each person is trusted out of the gate to manage their time in a way that ensures they meet their expectations, w/o making assumptions as to what productivity looks like for each person. This enables work & personal life to ebb & flow naturally rather than as completely separate lifestyles.

Andy

Public Relations and Marketing Manager

What are Xinova Perks + Benefits

Xinova Benefits Overview

-Comprehensive health benefits
-Unlimited PTO
-401K matching
-Transportation stipend
-Performance bonus
-Employee equity

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Xinova employees can contribute up to $2,700 annually to their FSA.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
We offer a 401K through Fidelity.
401(K) Matching
4% match
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 8 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Xinova also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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