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Big Data Intern

Company Name:
Skybox Imaging
About Us:
Skybox Imaging empowers global businesses to make better decisions with timely, high fidelity imagery and infinite analytics. By combining the power of web technologies and a constellation of high-resolution imaging satellites, Skybox is generating a unique data source describing daily global activity with timely, accessible, sub-meter color imagery and high definition video of the Earth. Founded in 2009, Skybox Imaging is backed by leading venture firms and comprised of internet and aerospace professionals.
For more information, read about the Skybox story in Wired, watch a talk by the founders at Stanford, and see images and video taken by SkySat-1 on the Skybox gallery.
About the role:
Fascinated by Big Data? Even more fascinated by Big Space Data? We're looking for a talented intern for our high-performance computing team.
Responsibilities:
Prototyping new technologies and techniques for our high-performance computing platform
Creating testing frameworks for various components of our system and analyzing/presenting those results
Supporting Operational needs in delivery of our SkyNode product
Involved in the full-stack: client GUIs and CLIs as well as back-end services and OS internals/configuration/tuning
Skills and Experience:
Proficient in at least one programming language (C++, Java or PHP preferred)
Good Linux command-line skills
Strong communication skills
An insatiable desire to learn new technologies,

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