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Code & Study Program for Students

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equinux is expanding! We build leading solutions for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. Our passion for innovative concepts and new technologies is reflected in our products, which have won a variety of design awards and prizes. Our Head Office is in Munich, Germany.

If you’re a computer science student in the Munich/Augsburg area, join us for the unique 12 month paid Code & Study program at equinux.

This is the ideal student job for a student in Computer Science / Informatik or Wirtschaftsinformatik / Information Systems with a strong interest in software development and macOS/iOS technologies.

What is Code & Study?


The Code & Study Program is a unique opportunity for students to work on real software projects alongside full-time, experienced equinux developers, and gives you the chance to bridge the gap between academic understanding and practical professional experience.

About Code & Study


Time commitment
Code & Study participants work alongside equinux developers 1-2 days a week during the semester, here at our Zeitpunkt Haus offices

What does the Study part refer to?
Additional learning resources and tutorials are provided for you to go through in your own time, that complement your current area of focus

How is progress measured?
You receive ongoing code feedback, regular check-in meetings and can level-up within the program

How long is the program?
The duration of each Code & Study level is approx. 12 months. Once you complete a level, you receive a Code & Study program certificate and can move up to the next level of the program.

Code & Study requirements


Which skills do I need to take part?
The Code & Study Program is a 12 month program open to all students of computer science (or similar) from the 4th semester onwards.

To ensure we find the best fit for your skillset, the program offers three levels which are designed for every experience level. During your time in the program, you will learn the key skills you need to advance and gain more experience.

All levels include
-A clear plan for your professional development
-Mentoring and study plans
-The opportunity to try out new technologies

Starter Level
This level is best suited to those getting started with development. At this stage, we expect you to have a basic knowledge of one programming language (Swift, Go, Ruby or similar) and to have built simple UIs. You will be supervised closely by our senior developers and will contribute improvements and fixes to our existing products.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Intermediate Level
Intermediate level applicants will have already had some experience building a product (e.g. an App Store app, production website or a similar project). At this level, you are able to work on complex apps with several views and also have some experience with web-backend development. You will be working semi-independently on more complex improvements, as well as developing new features for our products.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Associate Level
Associate-level applicants should have already worked on shipping an app and should also be fully competent in building new features. Ideally, you will also have a good amount of server and client experience to bring on board. At this level, we expect you to be able to work independently on apps and be able to build a new product from scratch.

Does this sound like you? Apply today!

Why equinux?


Here are just some of the benefits you can enjoy when taking part in the Code & Study Program at equinux.

  • Work on real products that ship to customers

  • Learn from an Apple-Award Winning Design Team

  • Explore the latest Apple SDKs

  • Get priority access to new Bachelor & Master thesis topics

  • An incredible and diverse working environment

  • Testpool access to every iOS device and iOS version

  • Rooftop terrace grill area


How to apply


Spaces on the program are limited, so apply now by sending an email to jobs@equinux.com.

Please include:
-Your CV
-Your certificate of enrolment at university
-A current transcript of your grades
-Your prior experience (Github profile, example apps, etc.)
-When you can start (1st or 14th of the month)

Please also provide an estimate of which level you are at based on the descriptions above. Don’t worry if you’re not sure, we will determine this should you be successful in your interview.

Areas of focus


For reference, here are some of the areas you will cover during the program:

iOS & Mac development
Focus on clean UI and great UX
Network Extension and networking protocol development
Secure programming techniques
SwiftUI components
Catalyst projects

Backend development
Modern Go and Ruby on Rails backends
AWS services
Postgres with custom using JSON/JSONB data types, full text search, triggers etc.
Redis
Docker deployment
TDD

Web frontend development
Modern Javascript
React JS frontend with flux and GraphQL architectures
Bootstrap based layouts
SASS

Development environment
CI/CD
Internal service hosting with multiple fibre connections
Easily deploy your own service to our internal infrastructure

Product-focused
Work on products we sell directly to customers
No external client projects
Build products the way you want to use them

equinux AG
Zeitpunkt Haus
Dr.-Johann-Heitzer-Str. 4
85757 Karlsfeld/München

Submit your application here

Note to recruitment agencies: equinux does not accept agency resumes. equinux is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.