Hadoop or Spark Software Engineer / Platform Engineer - Intern

1 month ago
Job Length
Intern (Part Time)


The Mellanox Big Data and Machine Learning R&D team is building cutting-edge open-source integrated solutions for accelerating known platforms such as: Apache Spark, Hadoop, TensorFlow, Caffe and more.  Our ground-breaking high-speed end-to-end networking solutions are a perfect match for today’s growing needs from distributed systems.  Those solutions have already proved themselves in many fields, such as: High Performance Computing,  Cloud storage, Cloud compute clusters and many more. Many Big Data and Machine Learning frameworks do not take advantage of these advanced technologies, and our target is to introduce these powerful capabilities to popular frameworks and contribute the code to the open-source community.  Among Mellanox high-end networking capabilities are: 100Gb/s Ethernet and InfiniBand, RDMA (Remote Direct Memory Access), GPUDirect, SHArP (Scalable Hierarchical Aggregation and Reduction Protocol), FPGA accelerations and more.




As an intern, you’ll design and implement advanced acceleration solutions that aim at introducing new hardware capabilities into popular frameworks.


You will be trusted to:

  • Develop new solutions for network acceleration
  • Promote our design approaches in the relevant open source communities
  • Contribute code to upstream
  • Collaborate with design partners and customers for driving our solutions into production



You will need to have:

  • Proven code contributions to open-source communities in this field
  • Hands-on experience with the internals of one or more Big Data or Machine Learning platform, such as Apache Spark, Hadoop, TensorFlow, Caffe, etc.
  • Solid understanding of Linux operating system a plus
  • Hands on experience working on Hadoop, Spark or other popular Big Data and Machine Learning framework for 2 years or more
  • Strong experience in designing, creating, packaging and integrating Java-based projects
  • Innovative and out-of-the-box thinkers wanted


  • Currently enrolled as a University Junior/Senior in Electrical / Computer Engineering

Company Description

About Us

Mellanox Technologies was founded in 1999 and has headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA and Yokneam, Israel. We are a leading supplier of innovative end-to-end InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity solutions and services for servers and storage. We offer market-leading solutions that include adapter cards, switches, cables and software to support InfiniBand and Ethernet networking technologies. Our products optimize data center performance and deliver industry-leading bandwidth and scalability. In addition, we serve a wide range of markets including high performance computing, enterprise, data centers, cloud computing, big data and Web 2.0. We are constantly reinventing ourselves to stay ahead of the market and bring game-changing products and services to the industry.


About You

Mellanox is an incubator for talent. We are a strong believer in developing our people and giving them the tools to succeed. We have a very competitive compensation package as well as frequent internal product training to keep people updated on new technologies. We are a fast growing company with a positive energy that comes from our team members' internal drive to develop, market, sell and support cutting-edge products and services. Mellanox often promotes from within and there's a sense of family that comes from the top down. We are committed to the community and donate 1% of our annual profit to charity as well as participate in green initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint.



Mellanox Technologies offers a competitive benefits program including medical, dental and vision insurance, 3-weeks’ vacation, 10-paid holidays, sick leave, x2 annual salary Life Insurance/AD&D, 401K with company contribution, ESPP, and Stock (RSUs).  At Mellanox, the work of each individual makes an impact on the success of our company. If you are looking for a rewarding career, talented colleagues and a great environment where you can challenge yourself, grow and lead, Mellanox is the right place for you.


Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity


Mellanox is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, religious creed, physical disability, mental disability, age, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic characteristics, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local law. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you need assistance to perform your job duties because of a physical or mental condition, please let our Human Resources department know.


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