Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Engineering Intern, Performance & Scale - Summer 2024



Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

This role requires you to be on-site at Illumio Headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA 3x a week. This is a 12-week summer internship that will take place during the summer of 2024.

Engineering Intern, Performance & Scale

You are an undergrad rising senior or first year graduate student who excels in a fast-paced start-up-like environment. You have taken operating system classes and enjoy projects that involve large systems. You enjoy learning new technologies and solving/debugging complex problems. And you are looking for an opportunity that lets you shine, a team that lets you grow, and a product that is a disruptive game-changer in the fast-growing cybersecurity space.

If all the above is true, Illumio is eager to talk to you. We are seeking a motivated, self-starting team player to intern with our Performance and Scale team. The environment focuses on security in the virtualized computing and networking ecosystems. You will get to contribute to expanding and integrating components of an observability suite consisting of Opensource and homegrown solutions and work on meaningful projects as part of your day-to-day activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in evaluating Opensource telemetry solutions

  • Assist in developing log aggregation tools

  • Integrate tools that monitor and analyze performance test execution results

  • Apply analytical and math/statistics skills to results data and ensure results are coherent and reliable

  • Automate data visualization

  • Study and contribute to the enhancement and augmentation of existing tools


  • Undergraduate rising Senior or first year Graduate student in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related studies

  • Programming skills in one or more object-oriented higher-level language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java, C#).

  • Familiarity with REST APIs

  • Competency in at least one scripting language (e.g. Shell, Bash, Perl, …)

  • Interest in networking solutions on Windows or Linux operating systems.

  • Interest in testing cloud computing/networking solutions in various private/public cloud environments, especially VMware private cloud and AWS/Azure public clouds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in programming with Ruby

  • An understanding of Observability space and tools

  • Experience working with dashboards

  • Interest in containers / Kubernetes technology (EKS/AKS)

  • Previous classes in Operating systems, Distributed software systems, Cloud computing/Cloud services, Virtualization technologies, Enterprise software platforms, Computer networking, or Distributed computing

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$35 - $45 per hour

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program. #LI-HYBRID