Internship - Product Development - Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) Team in Palo Alto

Internship - Product Development - Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) Team
VMware, Inc.
Palo Alto CA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-01-21
Job ID R188656

VMware recognizes that today’s students are tomorrow’s trailblazers and we value the opportunity to benefit from your fresh perspective. If you thrive in an open, innovative, technology-driven culture, VMware could be the place for your next internship! As an intern you'll will be exposed to a wide range of software platform technologies that are utilized by customers all over the world.

Business Summary:

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Job Role:

As a summer intern, you'll be contributing to the development of the VMware Windows WDDM graphics driver delivered as part of the VMware VMTools release. This offers an opportunity an intern to be exposed to the VMware graphics stack from a Windows guest graphics driver to the host side implementation of our SVGA graphics device.


As an Intern at VMware, you’ll create innovative solutions and solve complex problems. You’ll take ownership of meaningful, big-picture projects and springboard an impactful career. Become immersed in all aspects of our innovative and collaborative culture, and ensure you get the full VMware experience. You’ll interact with industry thought leaders at one of our world class campuses and enjoy networking, community service, and career development events.

On the WDDM graphics team, you will be responsible for learning the VMware development process, coding and testing a project deliverable for the WDDM driver, and participating in development discussions.

Required Skills:

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Coursework in some of the following: Operating Systems or Computer Graphics
  • Knowledge in one or more of the programming languages: C, C++
  • School and/or industry projects involving significant design and development

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience programming with the Direct3D API.
  • Experience with writing graphics applications.
  • Exposure to openGL
  • Exposure to development on Windows
  • Previous internship experience is a plus
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

We hire interns in the following locations for this team:

Palo Alto, CA


Internship - Product Development - Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM) Team
VMware, Inc.
Palo Alto CA USA