VMware Intern – Member of Technical Staff- Core Graphics Team in Palo Alto, California

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Did you know VMware does 3D graphics? The Core Graphics Team is responsible for making the 2D, video and 3D experience inside a virtual machine as good as native. We define our own virtual GPU, write guest device drivers to communicate with it and are responsible for the platform backend rendering engines.

We work on the latest industry standard 3D API’s for our desktop product line (Workstation and Fusion) as well as breaking new ground with server-based graphics for VMware’s ESX hypervisor. Our group makes it possible to have Direct3D applications running on top Linux or OS X. We allow for a running 3D application to be moved from an NVIDIA GPU to an AMD GPU.

We are seeking a highly skilled intern to aid in development and testing of DirectX, OpenGL shaders.


• Enhance VMware’s WDDM driver

• Add new functionality to meet the needs of the latest WDDM specifications issued by Microsoft

• Modify driver to meet VMware’s virtualization needs

• Produce high quality, high performance code

• Fix product defects in future releases


• Pursuing Bachelors, Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science or Software Engineering

• Proficient in the C/C++ programming language

• Strong debugging and performance analysis

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