Intern - Networking Engineering Opportunities

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

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VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 500,000 enterprise and mid-market customers to thrive in the Cloud Era by simplifying, automating and transforming the way they build, deliver and consume IT. We empower our customers by radically simplifying IT through virtualization software with a focus on three core missions: End-User Computing (EUC), Hybrid Cloud and Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). Join our community – instigators of innovation and transformers of technology – as we envision and create what’s next in IT. Get connected to an engine of opportunity fueled by the transformative products and solutions we bring to market, the passion and trust we inspire in our customers, and our collaborative drive to imagine, define and deliver the future of IT. With 13,000+ employees and 50+ locations worldwide, we are passionately driven to make an impact while contributing back to the community. Ranked on the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies in the World list. Learn more at today!

Why work for our Division

VMware’s world-class, award-winning RD team is comprised of thousands of top-notch computer scientists and software engineers that are transforming computing through virtualization. Members of the RD team voice their creative ideas and watch them become initiatives, participate in exciting short-term and long-term products on the VMware roadmap, initiate advanced research projects, and/or write and test code that ships. At VMware, our engineers continue to learn and grow by working with top professionals from around the world and recent graduates of top universities and by taking advantage of our extensive internal training opportunities and generous external education assistance program. RD team members work on the latest computing equipment and have access to the ACM and IEEE libraries. VMware has RD offices in: Silicon Valley; Burlington, MA; Cambridge, MA; Broomfield, CO; Sofia, Bulgaria; Aarhus, Denmark; London, UK; Herzliya, Israel; Bangalore, India; and Beijing, China.

Job Description

Networking Engineering Opportunities

At VMware, you will be challenged to create innovative solutions for our customers by solving complex problems in a team-focused environment. If you are driven to imagine, define and deliver what’s next for the industry and your career while unlocking your full potential, come to VMware. You will have the opportunity to grow in our flexible and dynamic environment, challenge your thinking, and influence the future of technology.

Networking Engineering: Be a part of the Network Virtualization revolution! You will be working on VMware’s Software-defined datacenter network virtualization product. This team is a fast-paced start-up environment where the successful candidate will wear many hats and their work will have a real impact on VMware’s network virtualization future. You will have an opportunity to contribute at an early stage and learn many new aspects of network virtualization.


  • Design and develop code in Python to validate new product functionality

  • Participate in code reviews regularly

  • Work closely with R&D; to review new product designs

  • Troubleshoot and resolve automated test failures

  • Improve the efficiency and stability of existing test code and infrastructure

Desired Qualifications:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent

  • All intern candidates must be enrolled at an accredited four year university with plans to return to school upon completion of an internship opportunity

  • Strong OO programming skills

  • Strong experience with Python or other OOP language

  • Basic Linux configuration and system administration skills

  • Distributed systems or virtualization experience desired

  • Solid understanding of networking fundamentals

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Understanding of agile development process desired

  • Previous internship experience is a plus


EEO Statement

VMware is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action for all applicants and employees. Equal opportunity and consideration are afforded to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel actions, which include: recruiting and hiring, selection for training, promotion, rates of pay or other compensation, transfer, discipline, demotion, layoff or termination. VMware does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, family medical history or genetic information, citizenship, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, military status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation. VMware also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled employees consistent with applicable law. Further, it is the policy of VMware to maintain a working environment free of all forms of harassment.

Posting Title: Intern - Networking Engineering Opportunities

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

Is this a remote or multiple location position?: No

Requisition Number: 47072BR

Level of Job (LinkedIn): Not Applicable

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

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