Intel Cloud Engineering Intern (Undergrad) in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

We are looking for an intern to join the Intel Datacenter Solutions Group where you can work side by side with software engineers and architects to develop cloud infrastructure modernization components using state of the art Intel platform and software technologies. These assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school. You will be working on one or more of the following technologies:

  • Cloud software development

  • OpenStack, Containers and Functions including Docker runtime and Kubernetes/Mesos orchestration

  • Cloud services including databases, AI/ML, Deep Learning frameworks, media processing

  • Leveraging Intel innovations in compute, storage and networking

  • Automated configuration and infrastructure management

  • Benchmarking frameworks and cloud workloads analysis/optimizations

  • DevOps and CI/CD


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

This U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.

Minimum requirements:

The candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.

3+ months experience in:

  • One or more programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Java, etc.

  • Understanding of Linux system administration and operating system internals

  • Working with one or more cloud infrastructure domains like CPUs, chipsets, persistent memory/storage, networking like SmartNICs and switches, etc.

Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in one or more virtualization technologies including OpenStack, container orchestration like Kubernetes or Apache Mesos, micro-services, serverless or functions

  • Prior experience with any of the cloud platform infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.

  • Experience in cloud workload software optimizations like AI frameworks, data plane acceleration, hardware accelerations using FPGAs, performance tuning, etc.

  • Experience in configuration management tools like Ansible or Puppet, networking tools like iPerf, traffic generators, and benchmarks like Spec Cloud.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....