Lieu : Paris · Contrat : Stage · Rémunération : A négocier
Akur8 is a young, dynamic, fast growing insurtech startup that is revolutionizing insurance pricing with transparent AI.
Since 2016 our skilled R&D team of data scientists, software engineers and actuaries has developed unique AI algorithms that automate the insurance pricing process in an unprecedented way.
Our solution is a SaaS platform which allows insurance companies to model their risks 10 times faster, with a higher predictive power than traditional methods. This constitutes a major game changer for the insurance industry.
Selected in both Sonar’s world Top 100 insurtech companies for 2020 and in the Top 25 emerging technologies in Oxbow Partners insurtech impact report, Akur8’s solution is international by design, targeting all insurance carriers globally, and focusing on more mature markets for faster expansion.
We closed our 8m€ Series A in February with notable international investors, have been placed amongst and are poised for growth to become the global leader in insurance pricing !
We’re looking for a Software Engineer (for an internship of 6 months starting in January / February of 2021) that has a strong interest in cloud-computing and data science to help build our complex data-processing and AI solution.
You'll join a motivated team, willing to share their knowledge and passion for advanced computer science and software development, where your typical missions will be :
Building new screens and features for our amazing software.
Building & deploying high performance cloud computing (concurrent and highly distributed) AI algorithms.
To help optimize the run-time of machine learning models that call databases with dozens of millions of records.
To maintain existing web APIs and build new ones.
Working closely with our internal Data Science & UX teams.
To bring innovative ideas to improve our platform, the quality of our cloud computing and development processes
To be fully involved in the heart of our platform, learning every day and seeing the impact of your work in production
Working with people with different set of skills in a fast growing environment
We're looking for innovative and rigorous minds that wish to be core contributors to our platform, imperatively possessing the following attributes :
You are studying for your final year of a Masters Degree (Bac+5) in Computer Science from an accredited engineering school / technical university
A good basic knowledge of Java and Spring
You have a good vision on both backend and infrastructure challenges
You understand the value of software craftsmanship and best practices
You are a fast learner, curious and analytical person
You are passionate & rigorous and able to question your achievements
You like puzzles and enjoy cracking algorithmic problems
First experience in developing, releasing and maintaining web applications (or school projects)
A fluent level of spoken English
In addition, the following skills would be a definite advantage :
First experience in developing, releasing and maintaining web applications in a fast-growing environment
Experience maintaining and developing open source software
And if you also have any experience with AWS, Docker and Terraform, it's great !