Confluent | 2023 Quality Engineering Intern


Remote, AMER

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

Who We Are

The Quality Engineering (QE) team at Confluent drives all quality initiatives to ensure world class experience for Confluent Customers. As part of that, we own test frameworks and end to end testing of our platform. The test frameworks and tools team enable product engineering teams to test their features with minimum friction for faster and quality development. As part of that, we build quality tools to help identify quality issues in our product.  

We are passionate about helping our graduates kick start their careers through our Development Program. Our graduate training program is underpinned by a development framework that broadens and deepens your knowledge.

This is a remote internship and requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated work space.

As a member of the team you will:

  • Gain accredited qualifications and hone your technical toolkit and soft skillsLearn from hands-on coaching and an outstanding variety of work 
  • Develop business, personal and technical skills to use throughout your career
  • Be part of an organization who enables development teams to improve Confluent Quality

You could work on the following teams within Quality Engineering:

  • Quality Engineering
  • US Release Engineering
  • Developer Productivity

Who You Are

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in Computer Science, Math, or a related technical field
  • You are eligible to complete a full-time internship for Spring, Summer, Fall 2023
  • You are eligible to complete a full-time internship for Spring, Summer, Fall 2023
  • You will partner alongside our team to: Build a pipeline to measure real time cost of executing our test suite in AWS | Build a data generation tool to generate different data types to test against | Migrate test frameworks test bed to Google Cloud Platform
  • Smart, humble, and empatheticHave a strong sense of teamwork and put team’s and company’s interests first
  • You work to a high stand and have a healthy appetite to learn from the team and autonomously 
  • Driven and excited about challenges of a fast-paced, innovative software startup environment
  • Solid CS fundamentals and experience with Go, Python and/or Java
  • Familiarity with a Unix Operating system; you will learn functionality during your internshipYou display an excitement and passion for your work 
At Confluent, we are committed to providing competitive pay and benefits that are in line with industry standards. This position has an annual fixed salary dependent on your degree - Bachelors  $50/hr, Masters $55, PhD $60/hr - and includes a housing stipend.

Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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