We're looking for a talented, motivated Software Engineer Intern to join our team and help us build and maintain our backend code and APIs, which are the backbone of all of our customer facing products. If you are a current student or recent graduate and have an interest in Linux and a strong programming background, this may be the internship you are looking for.

This is an hourly role spanning 12 weeks where you’ll have well defined projects to work on that will improve our products and customer experience, while we introduce you to programming best-practices and large scale deployments. You’ll get guidance from your manager and your on-team mentor throughout your internship so that you make the most of your time at Linode and get the resources you need to succeed.

We're a highly collaborative team with a focus on agile development and innovative solutions. We encourage and reward curiosity, ingenuity, and technical excellence. If you enjoy working on ambitious projects that have a huge impact, you'll enjoy working at Linode!

What You’ll Be Working On:

  • Distributed system infrastructure
  • Agile development processes
  • RESTful API designs
  • Web application security
  • Bugs tracking, processing, fixing and deploying back to production process


  • Obtained or are working towards a degree in Computer Science or related field
  • You should have a working knowledge of the following:
    • Proficient in a programming language
    • Object-oriented design
    • Data structures
    • Computer Science fundamentals like complexity analysis, computational logic, and standard sort/search algorithms.

Nice to Haves:

  • Knowledge of Python, Go, or React
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong debugging and problem solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

Work With Us

  • Philadelphia office: HQ is one of the coolest tech buildings in Philly; join us on N3RD street!
  • Philadelphia Inquirer Top Workplaces Winner!
  • Every employee gets a Macbook Pro- to use around the office and at home.
  • Free hosting service: Take advantage of some Linode service - we’ll pick up the tab.
  • Linode Lunch: What goes better with technology than food? Nothing. We bring in a catered lunch every week.
  • Competitive salary: It all begins with fair compensation. We believe in paying people well and rewarding those who go the extra mile.

Since 2003, Linode has been providing cloud computing services to customers around the world. Linode offers compute, storage, and networking services from ten data centers in regions spanning across North America, Europe, and Asia. We are committed to making Linode the most simple, powerful and reliable hosting provider that thousands of customers—from the fastest-growing startups to established enterprises—trust. This industry moves fast, but we strive to hire the kind of people who can stay a step ahead and keep us - and themselves - at the top. We are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming workplace for all.