Software Engineering Internship (Labs) - Summer 2023/2024 (Sydney)



Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023

The worldwide data management software market is massive (IDC forecasts it to be $137.6 billion by 2026!). At MongoDB we are transforming industries and empowering developers to build amazing apps that people use every day. We are the leading modern data platform and the first database provider to IPO in over 20 years. Join our team and be at the forefront of innovation and creativity. Join our team to help us ‘Think Big, Go Far’ this summer!

MongoDB Labs is the company’s research center in the Research & Incubation division. Labs is tasked with driving research to identify and explore technologies that have the potential to advance the industry with focus on growing MongoDB’s business substantially. Our Machine Learning (ML) Lab works at the intersection of machine learning and databases, which is an extremely active area of research with the potential to revolutionize MongoDB’s business.

We are seeking curious minds like yours to collaborate with our full-time research engineers and cross functional teammates, learn how research and product teams collaborate and how state-of-the-art research is conducted in an industrial setting. The ideal candidate should have the ability to translate research questions into code prototypes, conduct experiments to evaluate hypotheses, and communicate their results clearly and effectively.

What we are looking for in you (qualifications)

  • In the process of receiving a Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics (Linear Algebra or Probability Theory) or a related field (exceptional final year Bachelor students are also welcome to apply)
  • Have some experience in Machine Learning, Data Science, Neural Networks, Natural Language Processing
  • Familiar with the Python programming language
  • Any experience with Neural Network libraries like PyTorch, Tensorflow, JAX are a big plus but not required
  • Have a minimum of one term/semester remaining in university studies after the internship concludes, with a graduation date in 2024 or 2025.

What you'll find at MongoDB

  • A workplace culture where you are encouraged to bring your whole self to work, we believe that Embracing the Power of Differences is the best way to broaden our own perspectives and foster innovation
  • Mentorship from engineers who are passionate about developing your skills and helping you grow
  • Membership within our Employee Resource Groups where you can gain build community and receive guidance from employees of similar backgrounds and/or common identities
  • Impactful projects where you can Make it Matter - your meaningful work will see the light of day
  • Insight from groundbreakers in tech, including our executives and department leaders through networking events
  • A supportive community of fellow interns to spend the summer with and participate in local activities and social events
  • Relocation assistance, housing, and a commuting stipend to allow you to comfortably settle into your new location
  • A chance to see if MongoDB is where you see yourself long term with the possibility of receiving a full time offer at the end of the summer

We provide interns work life balance through a flexible culture which includes a ton of great perks and benefits. From paid time off and paid company holidays, unlimited snacks in the office, ping pong and pool tournaments, a Headspace meditation app subscription, and even complimentary fitness and yoga classes, we are committed to your well-being!

MongoDB is committed to providing any necessary accommodations for individuals with disabilities within our application and interview process. To request an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your Campus Recruiter.

MongoDB is an equal opportunities employer.