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Audible Technology Internship Program

Our college technology internship program provides interns a high quality, challenging, exciting, and fun experience at Audible. The roles span across our engineering business and are mainly located in our Newark, NJ and Cambridge, MA locations.

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The 10-12 week program begins in June and ends in August. Our interns are embedded into the tech team and work on meaningful engineering projects with hands-on learning and development opportunities. All interns are assigned a mentor and a manager who provide technical guidance and support throughout the internship.

You'll take on exciting challenges and work on cutting-edge technology projects that impact people's daily lives. Here, talent is recognized and good ideas are rewarded — we invite the best of our interns to join Audible, either full time after graduation or with a return intern offer.

“The Audible Tech Internship program has been of immense benefit to our team. It has helped us accelerate on several innovative ideas for our customers.”
Shailesh Jha Software Development Manager

General Qualifications

To be considered for our technology internship program, you should:

  • Be an undergraduate or master’s student in computer science, engineering, computer vision or a related major.
  • Have an anticipated graduation date between December of next year or May of the following year.
  • Be both an innovator and a creator, with strong critical thinking and communication skills.

Ideally, you would also have experience in one or more of the following:

Object-oriented design and programming experience in C/C++, Java (preferably on a UNIX or Linux Platform)

Teams at Audible

Whether you’re interested in building consumer facing software that is in the hands of millions of listeners globally or building the behind the scenes systems that power what we do, Audible has an opportunity for you. Check out some of our featured teams below.

“The Audible Tech Internship program has been of immense benefit to our team. It has helped us accelerate on several innovative ideas for our customers.”
Shailesh Jha Software Development Manager

Consumer Technology

  • Amazon Program Services

    Provides Whispersync for Voice for our customers where they take their reading on the go, synchronizing their Audible listening and Kindle reading.

    Skills/fields of interest: Scaled backend services and native mobile development on Android, FireOS, and iOS.

  • Android Apps

    Responsible for producing Audible’s client apps on Java-based platforms – Android, Fire devices (Tablets and TV), and Kindle eInk devices. The apps allow users to purchase, download, and play audiobooks with an intuitive, user-friendly interface. From the UI elements that users interact with to theinfrastructure that drives the lifecycle of audio content on a user’s mobile device, working on the Apps team provides a challenging environment and many opportunities for growth.

    Skills of interest: Java, Object Oriented Design, Systems Design, Mobile Development, Android.

  • Audible for Business

    Part of Audible’s Emerging Business Initiative, we test new business hypothesis and ship code frequently. Audible for Business believes we can deliver more value to the end listeners and buyers by providing audio books through an organization such as an employer, membership or club. We have a microsite based on react.js, a brand new In-App experience for iOS and Android, services in AWS and consume nearly all of the Audible Services. The most importanttool in our toolkit is our creativity. We spend a good portion of our time coming up with solutions to new problems.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Audible Risk Management System

    Develops capabilities to prevent, detect, mitigate, and respond to activity that can impact our customers’ and publishers’ trust.

    Skills/fields of interest: Big data analysis, machine learning, and data viz.

  • Audible Voice Experience

    Enables the audiobook experience on all Alexa devices.

    Skills/fields of interest: Building Java “speechlets” in the Amazon Alexa platform to enable Audible features and functionality.

  • Consumer Domain

    Creates and powers Audible’s web sites and services for our global listeners. We are the home for tech talent that wants to grow Audible’s market leading business and build the web applications and services (APIs) across desktop and mobile devices. The team is comprised of developers who work in an agile environment and partner closely with Audible and Amazon tech teams, Product, UX and QA teams.

    We are organized as three full stack areas:

    • Shopping – Encompasses a user’s purchase experience
    • Discovery – Encompasses a user finding Audible content and SEO
    • Accounts – Encompasses a user’s profile and membership

    We are embarking on a mission to reshape the fundamental experiences and delightour customers and drive a strong engineering culture. It's our responsibility to push Audible into new places; wherever our customers are listening. Achieving this vision means expanding and strengthening our development process, delivery execution and leveraging new technologies to deliver services and web solutions. We need your help to develop and deliver on this vision. Success means we lay the foundation for continued expansion of our company without disrupting an already tremendously successful and much loved project.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Escape

    Members of the Escape team get exposure to the entire breadth of Audible’s business from IOS to Homestead to Consumer Domains and everything in between. We work on the full gamut from Customer Experience to Back End Services in an effort to provide fans of the Escape genre with the best possible experience on a wide array of surfaces. We innovate across application tiers as Escape has many features that span nearly everything that Audible does.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Homestead

    Dedicated to leveraging the relationship between Amazon and Audible with goals to increase discovery, optimize conversion, and engage members within the Amazon.com ecosystem. Technology focus on web development with substantial backend services integration.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • International

    Delivering on a vision for launching Audible to new countries and in-parallel building world class engineering platform to launch to new countries faster.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • iOS

    Focused on Audible integration with iOS.

    Skills/fields of interest: Objective C and Swift, iOS Frameworks and toolkits

  • Library

    This team builds and extends a massively scalable data management platform to enable Audible’s customers to add titles to their libraries and manage their content library across devices and applications. We also enhance the customerexperience of the library and content management for our users by providing leading organization capabilities, exposed via APIs to our applications and other teams.

    Skills/fields of interest: Service Design and Architecture. High throughput, low latency systems. AWS DynamoDB, Lambda, EC2, S3, Cloudwatch. REST servicesand APIs.

  • Player

    Improves the customer experience of Audible’s content playback across a multitude of devices and apps. Enhances how we deliver content around the world and build market-leading features to enhance the immersive listening experience for Audible’s users... everywhere. Manages processing and synchronization of data across devices at a massive scale, in realtime.

    Skills/fields of interest: Service Design and Architecture. High throughput, low latency systems. AWS DynamoDB, Lambda, EC2, S3, Cloudwatch. REST services and APIs.

  • Quality Assurance

    Developers on the QA team programmatically test the product, measure test coverage, drive testability and diagnostic ability into the system, while promoting best practices in quality areas and optimizing Software Development Lifecycle. Quality Assurance team works side by side with Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, User Experience, and Customer Support to understand features, bugs, customer usage, and technical implementation to deliver high quality product to customers.

    Skills/fields of interest: Software Development, Security, Machine learning, Applied Math, Information Systems, Psychology, black box and white box testing techniques and develop automated solutions with Java/Python/Javascript and other technologies.

Data and Corporate Systems

  • ACX

    Implement better tools and processes for Content Providers, Content Services, and Business Affairs stakeholders.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application,Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Audible Digital Assets Management

    Owners of taking Digital Assets from ACX, Audible Studios and Big publishers and making them available for download to our customers.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Content Systems

    Dedicated to building flexible and scalable content platforms that support the needs of existing Audible core businesses as well as new products.

    Skills/fields of interest: Web Application, Services Design and Architecture, SEO,Security, SNS, Lambda, S3, CloudWatch, REST services and Javascript.

  • Data Mart

    This team builds and extends a highly scalable data management platform to enable Audible to access critical insights about how to best serve our customers.

    Skills/fields of interest: Big data.

  • Financial Systems

    We are the keystone systems which enable the on boarding of new content (audiobooks) to the planform, accurate pricing of the content and then calculating the royalties to pay to our providers. The platform has been historically very manual but we are going through a major transformation to automate many of the manual tasks as well as the first steps to turn our tools into aself-service.

    You will have the opportunity to work on the backend, frontend or both depending on your interests. We process 10s of millions of records to calculate royalty payments for our providers and we are working with the latest technology.

    Skills/fields of interest: Java, ReactJS and Python leveraging all sorts Amazon tech such as AWS, SWF, AI, Lambda, Postgres and Dynamo to name a few.

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