Product Intern -- Accessibility of Mobile Apps - YinzCam (Pittsburgh · PA · Pittsburgh · PA)

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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
NOTE: This is a full-time summer internship. This is an in-person developer position, working out of our offices in Pittsburgh on a daily basis.   
Our digital and mobile products are used by 200+ sports clubs in the NFL, NBA, LaLiga, MLS, NHL, LigaMX, AFL (Australia), and more. Our Java/SQL/cloud infrastructure serves up terabytes of real-time content and sends billions of push notifications to tens of millions of fans globally. Our infrastructure involves databases, caches, load-balancers, replication, APIs, all of which must work in concert to provide sports fans a real-time game-day experience. We build different products for sports teams, including their official mobile apps, their food-and-beverage ordering, AR experiences, free-to-play games, loyalty programs, and more. 

As a Product Intern focused on Accessibility of Mobile Apps,
  • You will be performing an accessibility audit of our mobile apps, to identify and categorize any accessibility improvements we can make. 
  • You will be responsible for writing iOS or Android code (please let us know which one you are most familiar with) to implement a number of accessibility improvements.  
  • You will be working to evaluate these accessibility improvements with users. 
  • You will participate in documenting the tests, implementing them, and reporting the results.

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in writing high-quality iOS or Android code (tell us which one you are most familiar with)
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in working with proxy tools, such as Charles Proxy, ProxyMan, etc. 
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in working with RESTful APIs and interfacing with databases and backend services, including familiarity with JSON, REST and XML. 
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards, techniques, and practices for mobile apps and web-based applications. 
  • Strong CS fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, networking, memory management, distributed systems, operating systems, synchronization, and relational databases.
  • An innate passion for accessibility and programming. 
  • Strong networking fundamentals, including knowledge of common network protocols and wire formats (e.g. HTTP) and debugging of network-level issues (e.g. packet captures, proxying)

  • Paid Coursera plan to take 8000+ courses around the world
  • Beverages and snacks
  • The opportunity to work on products for well-known sports teams

Job Questions:

  1. Are you willing to work out of our offices in Pittsburgh on a daily basis?

  2. What is your ideal starting date, if we were to make you an offer at the end of the interview process?

  3. What experience do you have with accessibility for mobile and web products?