Intern Kernel and Operating System Development (m/f) in Dresden, Germany

In 2013 Amazon expanded to Dresden with it being the home-base of the Amazon Development Center team. The Kernel and Operating System team creates the heart of EC2, the actual virtual compute instance definitions and Amazon Linux, the operating system for our cloud. Being part of Amazon means constantly driving innovation and working on complex technical challenges every day.

Check out this video to see what the office looks like and how beautiful the Dresden area is:

The Amazon Development Center Germany is offering an intern position to university students in the area of Computer Science, Applied Computer Science or related fields. You will be responsible for the lowest layer of the AWS software stack, managing the Linux Kernel and Xen-Hypervisor development for AWS. You will be improving the Linux Kernel to be used as a Dom0 operating system as well as a guest operating system. Your work will focus on new features and performance and reliability.

If you are passionate about working on the Linux Kernel, have deep technical knowledge and want to build solutions to challenging problems that directly affect millions of people there is no better place than Amazon for!

Interest and experience in the one or more of the following areas would be required:

  • Virtualization (Xen, KVM, other)

  • Distribution Development

  • Experience with Python or Perl

  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities

  • Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency and drive

  • Excellent written communication and verbal agility are strong assets

  • Contributor to an Open Source project

  • Embedded systems and programming close to hardware

AMZR Req ID: 465364