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Internship Details

Our first product, Fastah™ is an app-cum-service that helps you do more with your smartphone's data plan. It helps you manage the apps and activities that use up your data limit, thereby making your plan stretch. So that you can enjoy your internet on the move, without breaking the bank. 

Blackbuck Computing is part of the NASSCOM 10,000 Startups program and is located at the heart of Bangalore's startup ecosystem: the Startup Warehouse co-working space at Diamond​ District, Domlur, Bangalore. 


About the Internship:

We are looking for a student or fresh graduate who can do a 6-month internship at an early-stage product startup. Blackbuck Computing is part of the NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Program. 

The responsibilities of the intern will include:
* Design and development of User Interface (UI and UX) for our apps.
* Building features and fixing bugs in our Android software
* Working with client-server REST APIs, extending them and writing Go (Golang) code for the server. 
* Using mature software development practices such has Git and code reviews.
* Help iterate the product by interviewing users, spreading the word, and resolving support issues. 

Who can apply:

You must have a demonstrable project in one or more of: 
* User Interface development for Android (layouts, intents, views, models, adaptors etc.) 
* Designing interactions for software products 
* Android or iOS app development
* Pleasant personality and high integrity: this is very important :)
* Willingness and ability to learn, and be mentored extensively.

What we offer:

* Learning opportunity variety of technical areas and modern software development practices.
* Developing easy-to-use smartphone experiences backed by modern AWS/Azure cloud infrastructure.
* Extensive mentoring from the startup founder, an engineering alumnus of the University of Arizona and NSIT, Delhi. He has extensive product experience at Nokia and Nellymoser, both in Boston and in Bangalore. He is a committer-status contributor to the WebKit open source project. 
* Exposure to the startup ecosystem in Bangalore, specifically Nasscom's 10,000 Startups program. ​
* A stipend every month, and a certificate from Blackbuck Computing Private Limited. 


Siddharth Mathur, the founder, is an experienced mobile web engineer​ and technical leader. He has extensive product engineering and mobile internet experience​ in both the US (Nokia and Nellymoser) and India (Nokia). He is a committer-status contributor to the​ WebKit open source project. The selected intern will be​ working with Siddharth directly during this internship. 
 
Maheima Kapur, is an Advisor to Blackbuck Computing. She assists Blackbuck with consumer insights and marketing. She is a an alumnus if IIM-Bangalore and has 10+ years of experience at Unilever, Tata Global Beverages and Brittania. She is the founder of Talking Street, a curated discovery guide for Bangalore's street food.

No. of Positions

1

Application Deadline

Apply by: 3rd Jan `16

Stipend

Rs. 10000-12000

About Company

Blackbuck Computing is looking for a summer engineering intern at its Bangalore office (NASSCOM Startup Warehouse in Domlur). We are on a mission to make the mobile internet more joyful. Our first product, Fastah is an app that makes internet browsing on smartphones faster and more fun. No more waiting for minutes before a page loads or a video plays. Fastah ensures that it speeds up your internet so that you get to the information you seek as quickly as possible.

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