Software Engineering Co-op 2020

| Cambridge

At PathAI, we're applying machine learning and AI in amazing ways to pathology, healthcare, and cancer diagnosis and detection. We're applying our work to drug development, the clinical space, and as a global health initiative. Since it's early days for us, there's a lot of work to do and a lot of great product to build, and a well-engineered experience is critical to the success of everything we aspire to do.

Learn more @ www.pathai.com/what-we-do

*This opportunity will require either 4 OR 6 Months of your time.

Three sessions are available:
*May-August 
*June-December 
*September - December 

We're looking for intellectually curious and driven engineering students to help lay the groundwork for our growing software platform. We believe in using the best tool for the job. While we're always looking to improve, in this role, those tools currently include:

- Python/Django
- PostgreSQL
- Redis

If you're the right candidate, you'll be exercising all the skills you have and building new ones along the way:

- Solve interesting problems with code.
- Build new features for internal and external users, and refactor existing ones to make them better.
- Interface directly with team members of all levels including our CEO & CTO
- Work with a wide range of systems, processes, and technologies to solve problems in sustainable ways. Sometimes you'll be neck- deep in low-level systems, and other times you'll be pairing up with the front-end team on the user interface.
- Drive the architecture of our application platform, considering the team and our future product roadmap.
- Collaborate with product, design, front-end, machine learning, and infrastructure teams.
- Drive and uphold high engineering standards, bringing consistency to the codebases you encounter and ensuring software is adequately reviewed, tested, and integrated.
- Learn and share knowledge with others along the way.

Requirements

Our employees' skill sets come in all shapes and sizes, but to be successful in this role with us, you'll at least need:
- Work ethic. You've had at least one previous employer, whether it's a previous internship in this field, volunteer work, or a summer gig waiting tables.
- Education. We prefer co-op students pursuing their Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science or related field, with at least 50% of their degree program completed
- An insatiable intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly in a complex space

Benefits

For the right candidate, we'll offer a competitive hourly rate and the opportunity to be considered for a full-time position in the future, commensurate with co-op performance.We also offer:

- Flexible work hours
- Convertible sit-stand desks
- Your choice of computer equipment
- Free lunch twice a week
- Snacks and drinks in the office which currently including George Howell cold brew on tap, a mountain of beef jerky and various breakfast options
- Transportation benefit
- Conveniently located office in Fenway Park's backyard
- Monthly in-office chair massages
- Company outings and social events
- Most importantly, you'll be doing important work with a team of people you'll enjoy spending the day with.

We care deeply about building a diverse team and we strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply. PathAI is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications - that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • VueJSLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're right in Fenway! One of our perks is Red Sox tickets.

An Insider's view of PathAI

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

We’re really flexible - there are no on-call shifts, and you can work from home when you need to. A lot of my colleagues have young children and they can be there for their family. We all work hard, but the work is task-oriented and day-to-day workload is actually realistic.

Sarah

Senior Product Manager

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Automating and auto-scaling a generalized machine learning workflow that takes pathologists from a slide medical image to a clinical prediction

Mariel

Senior Platform Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done will do well here! Since we're a small startup, we all wear multiple hats, so a willingness to adapt, be flexible, and learn from one another is really important.

Diana

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We hire smart people to solve hard problems early on, and just let them do their thing.

Jackson

VP-Product

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re using computer vision to increase the speed and accuracy of cancer diagnosis, making personalized medicine accessible to more patients and ultimately improving treatment outcomes.

Sam

Front-end Engineer

What are PathAI Perks + Benefits

PathAI Benefits Overview

PathAI offers a standard benefits package (health insurance, 401k, stock options) in addition to some fun perks, listed below!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
PathAI covers 85% of the premium for individuals and 75% for families
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
We don't offer a 401(k) match yet because we're still in Series A funding round. We'll be rolling it out soon, though!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All employees receive a free membership to care.com to help with childcare needs
Flexible Work Schedule
PathAI employees make their own schedule (with their manager's approval)
Remote Work Program
We are very remote-friendly
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We do three weeks PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Not on tap, but in the fridge. We have green tea, iced coffee, and kombucha on tap, though!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
We have season tickets for the Red Sox!!
Game Room
Our game room has a PS4!
Stocked Kitchen
Fruit snacks, milano cookies, seaweed snacks, fresh fruit, pop tarts, cereal, kind bars, etc. You can also request any specific snacks you would like on hand by asking our front desk associate
Some Meals Provided
We do a catered lunch for the entire company every Friday
Happy Hours
Whiskey Wednesday!!!
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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