Software Developer Intern - Austin, TX

Riot Blockchain is an industry-leading Bitcoin mining and hosting company operating in the United States. Riot’s strategic focus is expanding and efficiently operating its Bitcoin mining operations, through industrial-scale infrastructure development at the Company’s Whinstone facility in Rockdale, Texas, and the Corsicana expansion in Navarro County, TX.

Riot Rookie Internship Program:

At Riot, we are passionate about Bitcoin and educating others. We want our interns to find value in the work they accomplish with us. Our goal is to increase student exposure to Bitcoin and provide the opportunity for you to find creative solutions to real-world problems. We believe that this internship opportunity will uniquely position you to do just that and gain valuable industry experience in a publicly traded company.

About You:

You are interested in Bitcoin and want to be involved in the sector. You are creative and strive to improve organizational efficiency. You have strong communication skills and can multi-task. You identify problems and solve them. Lastly, you take the initiative, are self-sufficient, and are detail-oriented.

About the Role:

We are looking to add a Software Developer Intern to our Austin office. This is a summer internship expected to last 10-weeks, with an average of 40-hours per week. Our goal is to provide a collaborative work environment that allows our interns to take ownership of their projects, experiment, and ask questions. In this role, you can expect to enjoy:

  • Collaborating with developers and engineers to design, build, and maintain applications,
  • Assisting in building applications for various platforms using common frameworks (.Net Core, Express, Django, Angular, React),
  • Assisting in building DevOps infrastructure and IaC as needed, and
  • Writing unit tests and fixing bugs.


  • Rising Junior or Senior seeking degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field, preferably local to the Austin, TX area,
  • Ability to report to our Austin office at least 4-days a week for the internship duration,
  • Exposure to one or more object-oriented languages, i.e., C#, Java, JavaScript, Python,
  • Exposure to Agile Teams and foundational understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle, and
  • Experience working with SQL.


  • Competitive pay, employer perks, and flexible schedule including hybrid work hours,
  • Apply classroom knowledge to real-world problems, gaining hands-on experience in various software engineering tasks,
  • Learn about the exciting world of Bitcoin from industry leaders,
  • Gain exposure to presenting to management and C-Suite levels within the company,
  • Build lasting relationships with mentors and leaders, and
  • Upon completion of internship, a strong letter of recommendation.

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