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VMware Intern - VMware Research Group - Big Data Distributed Analytics - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Summary

Come be part of VMware’s Research Group (VRG)! With a dedicated research group, VMware continues its long tradition of research focus and academic reach. We continue VMware's history of ground-breaking, technological innovation and a culture of technical leadership and market disruption. We aim to build a community of deep and substantial relationships between academic research and the rest of the company and to maintain deep interaction and collaboration by recruiting premier researchers who are keen on driving impact.

Job Role and Responsibilities

The goal of the Hillview project is to build a set of tools for browsing and performing simple data exploration over large datasets — a spreadsheet for billion-row datasets. The emphasis of the system is on interactive exploration (short response times) and ease of use, with a gentle learning curve. Most of the interaction with the data is done through GUI operations (rather than writing programs and queries). The details on this open-source project can be found here:

We are targeting extending Hillview in several directions:

  • Ability to read data from more distributed data sources

  • Better support for data science

  • Improve distributed log browsing capabilities

  • Support for time-series data

  • Integration with notebook software

  • Program trace visualization and summarization

Required Skills

  • You are pursuing a PhD degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent field

  • One or more of the following:

  • Experience with big data systems (e.g., Spark, Presto)

  • Experience with data science tools and basic statistics

  • Database knowledge

  • Browser-based UI design and implementation.

  • Knowledge of sketching algorithms.

  • Experience debugging distributed systems based on logs.

Preferred Skills

  • Degree research or domain expertise in the general areas of Systems, Networks, Algorithms.

Category : University and Recent Grads

Subcategory: Internships

Experience: Internship

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-04-05

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