Ruby on Rails Full Time Internship

  • San Mateo, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Viralheat is a social media and real time web analytics company offering a SaaS solution to businesses of all sizes. We are a growing and dynamic team, determined to create a powerful user experience. 

We offer excellent medical benefits, competitive compensation, equity positions and lunch delivered Monday through Wednesday. We’re currently located in San Mateo, CA and we keep a fully stocked kitchen!

Job Description

We are looking for interns to join our front-end web development team. We have multiple openings for this position. We have disrupted the social media analytics industry and have democratized data analysis. Thousands of small and medium businesses depends on Viralheat to draw actionable insights an understand how to engage with social media. The challenge is to make data beautiful. You will be working on all aspects of our front-end technology stack including the dashboard, notifications, email reports, Excel and PDF reports and the API's.



• Develop the front-end of the next generation social media intelligence platform.
• Drive and participate in feature requirements, architecture, and design specification reviews.
• Collaborate with the engineering team to design and implement product features in a fast-paced environment following agile development methodology.
• Work with the management to understand user requirements and design elegant solutions to problems at hand.
• Participate in planning, estimating and scheduling activities
• Blog about tips, tricks and trends in ruby on rails development.



• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science (or related technical discipline)
• SQL skills and knowledge of database concepts; familiarity with one of the major databases a plus (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL)
• Passion for building modern, intuitive and elegant user interfaces.
• Some experience with JavaScript, CSS, and AJAX development.
• Some experience with JavaScript frameworks such as JQuery, JQuery UI.
• Understanding of techniques used to optimize web performance.
• Experience using Git version control
• Excellent communication and written skills

Additional Information

Salary / Benefits

• You will work directly with the co-founder's of the company.
• We offer competitive salaries to all our interns.


Viralheat is an Equal Opportunity Employer