Software Engineer Intern, Education Technology

Updated on: 18 Nov 2021
Flexible Permanent, 25 hrs/wk Boise State University Northwest Nazarene University The College of Idaho College of Western Idaho
Boise, ID, United States

About Athlos & Role

Athlos is on a mission to provide innovative technology solutions to help streamline special education operations and compliance in K12 school districts across the country. 


Our flagship software product, Athlos Special Education Logs, is expanding rapidly, and we are looking for an Engineering Intern to join our growing team. If you are passionate about technology and education, interested in growing your skills, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and are looking for an opportunity to work with a great team, keep reading! 

As an engineering intern at Athlos, you will have the opportunity to expand and apply your technical knowledge under the mentorship of other engineers. You will work as part of a talented team to deliver a cutting-edge software product and engage in a wide range of projects and tasks. You’ll find creative, scalable solutions for problems, troubleshoot issues and bugs, research and implement best practices, help design and build new software features, and more. 

If you are a creative, hard-working self-starter with a drive to see your ideas and strategies yield results, this is the job for you. This role has the potential to transition into a full-time position upon completion of degree. 

Duties & Responsibilities

Assist in researching and implementing best practices for mobile application and mobile API development

Assist in designing and coding software features, units, and modules that meet product specifications and development schedules

Assist in design, implementation, and maintenance of custom ETL processes

Troubleshoot problems and implement solutions for software operating systems and application

Assist in testing new features and work with the team to resolve bugs prior to release

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Current student pursuing a four-year degree in Computer Science, Math, or related; Graduation date in Spring 2022 preferred, but not required

Programming experience in C#, C++, Java or equivalent object-oriented programming language

Experience with HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Python

Experience with SQL, as well as using SQL-based queries from within programming languages

Experience with Xamarin mobile application development (preferred)

Experience with Selenium web scraping (preferred)

Experience with ASP.NET MVC Framework (preferred)

Familiarity with Azure or other PaaS (preferred)

Familiarity with version control tools such as Git

Familiarity with Agile Development methodologies

A genuine interest in education and technology

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment  

Ability to communicate complex ideas and processes, simply and concisely

Strong collaboration skills, attention to detail and complex problem solving


We look for team members who are…

User and mission-oriented: we are devoted to our product mission to improve operations, support compliance, and enhance services for K12 special education departments and students across the country.

All-in: We go above and beyond job descriptions, working together as a team.

Agile & Action-Oriented: We get things done, knowing that our progress is urgent to our partners and to our growth.

Always Learning: We embrace a growth mindset in order to reach our full potential.

Courageous: We take risks in order to achieve big things. 

Resourceful: We are creative, solution-oriented, and scrappy. 

Working at Athlos

At Athlos, we believe the positive experience of employees is essential to growth, both individually and collectively. 


Benefits: Team members receive the perks of a modern office space with an onsite kitchen, gym, court and turf, growth opportunity in a young, innovative company, and more! 100% of our engineering team is based in our Boise office. We do have team members in other departments that are remote.  


Values: We value integrity, trust, innovation, an entrepreneurial spirit, respect, and a customer-first mindset. These values determine the decisions we make, the community we build, and the service we deliver to our partners.


Team: We believe that diversity fuels innovation and we aim to foster an environment where everyone has an opportunity for impact and growth. We are a talented, hard-working team with an appreciation for work-life balance.


How to Apply

Submit your application, resume, and cover letter online at:  or email to  Please indicate weekly availability in your application (i.e. M-F 12pm-5pm).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Athlos is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability, handicap or veteran status.


Athlos Headquarters: 918 W. Idaho St., Boise, ID, 83702

Office: (208) 519-4100


Company: Athlos Education    

Location: Boise or Remote       

Reports to: CPO / SDM 

Classification: Part-Time, non-exempt 

Benefits: No             

Compensation: DOE

Desired skills

Website Development
Computer Programming

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