Backend Engineering Intern

Teamworks, the Operating System for Sports™, powers more than 6,500 sports organizations worldwide, including collegiate athletic departments and teams across all major professional leagues. With 300 exceptional employees located in ten different countries, Teamworks’ software solutions drive the operations of the most recognizable sports properties in the world.

We're seeking a dynamic Intern Backend Engineer eager to contribute to our industry-leading platform. As part of our collaborative team, you'll be able to assist in developing scalable web and mobile applications impacting athletes at every level.

About Us:
Hub, our flagship product, is an all-encompassing solution providing athletes and staff with vital information on practices, games, travel, and more. With our app, users streamline communication, scheduling, and collaboration securely and efficiently.

Our Impact at a Glance:
  • Over 3.4 million sessions in the last month across web, iOS, and Android applications.
  • 535 million messages sent to date.
  • Users from 130+ countries spend a combined 5.4 million minutes per week on our platform.

  • Contribute to architecture discussions and the development of new modules
  • Assist in maximizing team productivity through proactive collaboration
  • Contribute to the design and implementation of scalable applications
  • Understand and use internal software tools.
  • Identify performance bottlenecks.

  • Effective communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Exposure to Python API development
  • Familiarity with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Exposure to monitoring tools (e.g., Datadog, Sentry)
  • Exposure to modern front-end frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue)
  • Experience in TypeScript/JavaScript
  • Understanding of modern web development security principles

What Teamworks offers:
  • A role in shaping the future of sports and a career that grows as the company grows.
  • An exceptional culture of high achievement and teamwork.
  • Supportive and humble colleagues who are some of the top problem solvers and innovators in the game.
  • Financial security through competitive compensation and incentives.
  • Additional educational opportunities via Range can be used for courses, conferences, and other options.
  • 100% remote-optional work setting.

Founded in 2006, Teamworks started out as a messaging platform supporting collegiate football teams. Since then, we have raised five institutional rounds of funding totaling over $165M. Our B2B SaaS product offerings have grown to solve complex operational workflows involving communications, scheduling, data collection, rules compliance, and other issues specific to elite athletics. In addition to providing the premier operations platform serving the sports industry, we’ve also built or acquired the top solutions for Athlete Academic success (Retain), Alumni Engagement (Communities), Athlete Experience (Pulse), Compliance Services (ARMS), Name, Image, and Likeness (INFLCR), Sports Performance & Nutrition (Notemeal), Recruiting (Whistle), and Human Performance (Smartabase). Our product suite continues to grow, and we are the preeminent tech provider serving top-tier athletic organizations.  

Our offices in Durham, Denver, Richmond, and Brisbane are open for work, collaboration, and optional team-building events – but as a remote-first company, we also have teammates working from places across the globe, including New York, London, Perth, and Austin.

Teamworks is an equal opportunity employer - if you live our core values every day and are honest, hardworking, humble, committed, innovative, and an all-around exceptional person, you'll thrive at Teamworks. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce and take affirmative action to not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected characteristics.  This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and training.  Teamworks is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities who need assistance during the hiring process. To request a reasonable accommodation, please email

To all recruitment agencies: Teamworks does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Teamwork employees or any other organization location. Teamworks is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

The pay range for this role is:

22 - 22 USD per hour (Remote - United States)

Product Development

Remote (United States)

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