Intern - MTS - Virtual Machine Monitor Team

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Palo Alto, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Job Description

Virtual Machine Monitor Team:

We are seeking talented technical students pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s, or PhD degrees to intern with our Virtual Machine Monitor (VMM) group.

This is a core R&D; kernel development internship with our Virtual Machine Monitor group. This is the same team that developed the virtual machine monitor, among others. VMware''s VMM group is responsible for developing the current and future VMM technology delivered in VMware''s Server and Hosted products. We are looking for a strong software developer who is eager to contribute to many technology areas within VMware''s vSphere organization in order to deliver cutting-edge VMM technology. You will work with a mentor in the virtual machine monitor team and have day-to-day software development responsibilities (primarily in C).


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science

  • Strong programming skills in C

  • Good understanding of processor micro-architecture

  • Assembly on any ISA

  • Must have strong analytical, diagnostic and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Good communication skills

Desired Requirements/Nice to Have:

  • Experience in virtualization
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Posting Title: Intern - MTS - Virtual Machine Monitor Team

Advertised Location (Select only ONE location): Palo Alto, CA, US

Is this a remote or multiple location position?: No

Requisition Number: 47278BR

Level of Job (LinkedIn): Entry Level

Advertised Group (Place a checkmark to select multiple groups): Engineering

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