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WHY WxIntegrations

At WxIntegrations, you have the opportunity to be a part of a technology start-up, directly help develop our products and to make a difference for our clients.

We are leveraging technology and data to assist people to make informed decisions to how the weather will impact them, each day. While we are not able to change the weather pattern, we provide solutions of how our clients can shift to plan and respond to the weather to minimize the impact and leverage optimal weather conditions.

We are fascinated by the weather and are looking for individuals who want to develop creative solutions for communicating weather data and forecasts to answer the question how the weather will impact our clients individually and collectively in their businesses and the broader community.

Work Environment

We offer a flexible work environment and allow our employees to remotely work from home, the local coffee shop or co-working space.

CORE VALUES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Continual Learning Mindset – Embrace technology and new ideas, constantly looking for ways to increase your knowledge, personally and professionally
  • Be a Motivated, Self-Starting, Creative Thinker – Try new strategies and ideas and look for opportunities to improve. If an idea does not turn out as planned, evaluate and learn. We minimize failures when we learn from mistakes.
  • BE a Servant Leader – Look for opportunities to help and support your team…not with a goal of personally being recognized but striving to help your team members and our clients to achieve the goals.  
  • Recognize You Will Not Know Everything – As a startup, we do not have all the answers, but we are willing to search and learn. If you do not know how to do a task/assignment take the initiative to search and be resourceful with your connections. Be willing to ask questions and seek advice.  
  • Be a Leader and a Team Player – Take the initiative to be a leader, but also recognize there are times your role will be a team contributor. Be willing to be actively engaged in group discussion and willing to take input from others.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Computer Programmer/Website Developer Intern

WxIntegrationsTM, LLC is seeking a student with experience in computer programming and website development/design to assist in the development of code, algorithms and websites to support our industry specific weather alerts and real-time weather dashboard interface.

The intern will need to develop in a Unix OS environment. For their development of this cloud-based software system or SaaS, the intern will access PostgreSQL databases for input data sets, develop, test and execute Python code, write output to a PostgreSQL database, provide other output data sets (such as CSV, XML or JSON formats) that will be accessed by our front-end website app, GrowCasterTM and develop in a Django web framework.

Qualifications:

  • Access to a Unix based laptop or desktop.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Skills:

  • Experience using Unix/Linux OS (required).
  • Python programming (required).
  • Django – Python Web Application Framework (preferred).
  • Experience with web service design and porting code from Development operations to Production in a continuous development strategy (desired).
  • Experience using Git (required). Desired use with Bitbucket, Github, etc.
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services or other cloud-based coding services (desired).
  • Experience with developing and querying relational databases (required).
  • Experience with PostgreSQL. Database-driven website experience (preferred).
  • Knowledge of development within Containers Virtual Environments (desired).
    • Docker (bonus).
  • Experience developing and/or updating web application features using JavaScript, Python, Django, Angular, Ajax, HTML, CSS and other front-end languages (at least one language required).
  • App Development (bonus).
  • Knowledge of datasets including netCDF, GRIB, HDF5, and etc. (bonus).

Fulfillment of skills above does not have to be through formal college education. Self-taught skills using online classes through Codeacademy, Udemy and other online venues including MOOT courses are acceptable.

Expectations:

  • Learner mindset. Curiosity to learn and a quick learner. Willing to learn new coding languages and related IT skills
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to ask questions.
  • Highly motivated, self-starting, creative thinker.
  • Quality projects are completed on-time.
  • Strong code etiquette: well-documented, efficient and clean/elegant coding practices.
  • Thrives in both independent and team work environments.
  • Engages in group discussion, enjoys learning from others and collectively sharing accomplishments with others.
  • Success in a face paced, constantly changing startup environment.

 Application Materials:

All applicants are required to send a cover letter, resume, unofficial copy of your transcripts, and example code or links to code on Github/Bitbucket. 

Disclaimer:

This is not an internship-to-hire program. WxIntegrations does not guarantee a position with WxIntegrations or any other company at the conclusion of the intern program. Interns will emerge from the program with an arsenal of professional skills, an incredible portfolio, and an invaluable experience under your belt.

This is a non-paid internship; however, if the individual directly contributes to an increase in revenues some compensation is possible. In addition depending on the outcomes of the internship, future employment with WxIntegrations may be possible.

Contact: Diane Cooper, Diane.Cooper@wxintegrations.com

To receive full consideration for this fall, applications are due by August 1, 2017. Late applications are accepted and will be considered as positions are available.

Agricultural Communication and Marketing Intern

WxIntegrationsTM, LLC is seeking a student with experience in Agriculture Communications and Marketing. This individual needs knowledge and understanding of how to market and communicate directly to farmers instead of communicating farming information to the general public.

This individual will assist with the development communications materials (brochures, on-line and social media content, email templates, marketing campaigns, press kits, client onboarding and client retention processes, conference materials and other public relations programs.) The candidate may also be asked to contribute to ideas to improve technical support, and product development. This person will have the opportunity to improve farming operations and overall profits by helping farmers leverage the forecast in their daily activities to minimize the risks and maximize the opportunities.

Qualifications:

  • Individual with a background/interest in Agriculture Communications, Agronomics, Soil Sciences or Environmental Agricultural, Journalism, Marketing, Marketing Communications, Advertising, Corporate Communications, Graphic Design, English or Related Field.
  • Individuals that have personal have experience in agriculture are also encouraged to apply.
  • Access to a laptop or desktop with marketing specific software including the Microsoft Suite. (Individual must provide the computer.)
  • Fluent in English.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

Skills:

  • Experience in managing the development and execution of brand development and brand management (bonus),
  • Experience in developing materials and promotional campaigns for tradeshows and events (bonus).
  • Experience with Social Media and social media campaigns (including Facebook/Facebook Business Manager, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Hootsuite, etc.) (desired).
  • Experience with digital and email marketing such as Mailchimp, Hubspot, etc. (desired).
  • Excellent writing and editing skills (required).
  • Excellent organizational skills, and ability to manage multiple, deadline-sensitive projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment where goals can shift.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (required).
  • Graphic design skills (preferred).
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office products (including PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel and other computer applications (including MS Publisher, Gimp, Corel Draw, Canva, etc.) (desired).

Expectations:

  • Learning mindset. Curiosity to learn and be a quick learner.
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to ask questions.
  • Highly motivated, self-starting, creative thinker.
  • Quality projects are completed on-time.
  • Thrives in both independent and team work environments.
  • Engages in group discussion, enjoys learning from others and collectively sharing accomplishments with others.
  • Success in a face paced, constantly changing startup environment.

Application Materials:

All applicants are required to send a cover letter, resume, unofficial copy of your transcripts and provide examples of work or links to your portfolio.

Disclaimer:

This is not an internship-to-hire program. WxIntegrations does not guarantee a position with WxIntegrations or any other company at the conclusion of the internship. Interns will emerge from the program with an arsenal of professional skills, an incredible portfolio, and an invaluable experience under your belt.

This is a non-paid internship; however, if the individual directly contributes to an increase in revenues some compensation is possible. In addition depending on the outcomes of the internship, future employment with WxIntegrations may be possible.

Contact: Diane Cooper, Diane.Cooper@wxintegrations.com

To receive full consideration for this fall, applications are due by August 1, 2017. Late applications are accepted and will be considered as positions are available.

If you are interested in working for WxIntegrations and we do not have a current opening that matches your skills, please email your resume to Diane Cooper and we will keep it on file for future openings.

Contact: Diane Cooper, Diane.Cooper@wxintegrations.com