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Software Engineer Intern - VSX Code

Job Summary

Progress is an experienced, trusted provider of products designed with customers in mind, so they can develop the applications they need, deploy where and how they want, and manage it all safely and securely. We take pride in what we do, always valuing the whole person—at work and in life. Our diverse life experiences enrich our culture because people power progress. And as Software Engineer - Intern in Sofia, you can join us in doing what we do best: propelling business forward. 

As Visual Studio Code Extension Developer - Intern, you can join us in doing what we do best: boosting business forward. Our company helps developers become superheroes, and our team is responsible for the Visual Studio Code Extension. These extensions help developers be more productive and decrease the development time by providing a powerful experience to work with the IDE. Our customers are continuously demanding top quality, clean and productive interaction with Visual Studio Code.

The duration of the internship is 6 months, full-time (40h/ week).

What will you do:

  • Contribute to the "new project" and "new project item" templates
  • Contribute to the React-based VS Code extensions UI
  • Contribute to the shared projects between VS and VS Code extensions
  • Onboard members from the product teams into contributing to the VS Code extensions

To be successful you'll need:

  • Proficiency in JavaScript and a good understanding of TypeScript - Building the VS Code extensions step on JavaScript and web technologies, our extensions are built on TypeScript. The UI is web-based displayed in web view, built on top of React
  • A good understanding of .NET Core & C# - Some of the components serve the Telerik UI for ASP.NET Core and Telerik UI for Blazor, there are shared components between VS Code and VS, VS is entirely .NET based, we run a .NET process within VS Code. 
  • A good understanding of React - The UI of the Telerik VS Code extensions is built using React and TypeScript, some middleware handles communication between the web view, the VS Code extension, and the dotnet process. 
  • GitHub - The project is internal but serves multiple other teams, so we manage it as an internal open-source project - project management is in GitHub issues and projects, we accept internal pull requests, we share packages with other internal components hosted on GitHub.

What we offer in return is the opportunity to join a talented team of bright and nice people and to also enjoy: 

  • 15 days’ vacation + an extra day off for your birthday
  • Premium healthcare and dental care coverage
  • A modern office with a well-equipped gym onsite
  • And many other perks

And most importantly a great company culture with wonderful colleagues to learn from and collaborate with!

Together,
We Make Progress

Progress is an inclusive workplace where opportunities to succeed are available to everyone. As a multicultural company serving a global community, we encourage a wide range of points of view and celebrate our diverse backgrounds. Our unique combination of perspectives inspires innovation, connects us to our customers and positively affects our communities. It is only by working together and learning from each other that we make Progress. Join us!

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