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SDN Controller Software Engineer INTERNSHIP at Big Switch
Santa Clara, CA, US

SDN controller platform and SDN application engineer INTERNSHIP

Intern candidates for undergraduate and graduate levels will be considered.

Want to be part of the next big thing? Join Big Switch Networks! We’re seeking an awesome Intern who has experience with server-side Java applications, and Linux user-level applications.

Why join Big Switch for a Internship?

  • Externally recognized as one of the top start-ups and consistently ranked as one of the top ten networking start-ups, we’re dedicated to building a great product and a great company (and having some fun in the process!).
  • We hire smart, creative, energetic people, & game changers.
  • We have a bright, friendly office in Santa Clara with a nice kitchen stocked with goodies.
  • We provide Lunches - free of charge to our employees.
  • We have on-site gym


  • Work with product and engineering teams to improve our SDN controller platform, based on the Floodlight SDN controller
  • Work with product and engineering teams to improve our SDN applications and develop new SDN applications, written on top of the Big Switch Networks SDN controller


  • Experience developing server-side Java applications
  • Experience developing Linux user-level applications


  • Experience developing networking products, either SDN or traditional architectures
  • Experience developing datacenter or enterprise products
  • Python experience
  • C++ or C experience
  • Experience configuring and managing Linux servers
  • Experience developing REST-style Web applications
  • Virtualization experience


The Cloud-First, Customer-First, People-First Company

Big Switch Networks is the market leader in for hybrid cloud networking for enterprises. Leading international banks and high-tech companies are using our Cloud-First Networking architecture to bring the best of cloud networking on-prem as they build their next-generation data center, switching fabrics and analytics infrastructure. 

The Big Switch Networks team comprises industry veterans who led the SDN revolution, renowned experts in virtualization and networking, and researchers from Stanford University.  For more information, please visit 


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Thank you for your interest in Big Switch Networks. At this time, we are not accepting unsolicited resumes from outside agencies. All unsolicited resumes sent to Big Switch Networks will be considered our property. We appreciate your cooperation.


Big Switch Networks, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of affirmative action and diversity development. Big Switch Networks, provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices to all qualified employees and applicants without regard of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military, veteran or VEVRAA protected veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local laws. Big Switch Networks is an E-Verify participant.