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Software Engineering, DevOps Summer Internship

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Software Engineering, DevOps Summer Internship

San Jose, CA
  • Responsibilities

    Why engineering at Stryker?

    At Stryker we are dedicated to improving lives, with a passion for researching and developing new medical device products. As an engineer at Stryker, you will be proud of the work that you will be doing, using cutting-edge technologies to make healthcare better. Here, you will work in a supportive culture with other incredibly talented and intelligent people, creating industry-leading medical technology products.  You will also have growth opportunities as we have a culture that supports your personal and professional development.


    We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

    Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

    Stryker delivers the leading platform for clinical communication and workflow. Our mission is to simplify and improve the lives of healthcare professionals, patients, and families while enabling hospitals to enhance quality of care and operational efficiency and humanize the healthcare experience. Hospitals and health systems around the world have selected our solutions to enable care teams to communicate and collaborate using smartphones or our hands-free, wearable Stryker Smartbadge and Stryker Badge. They can create a richer, more human connection for patients and their loved ones before, during, and after care using Stryker Ease applications. Our platform is interoperable with most clinical and operational systems used in hospitals. In addition to healthcare, Stryker solutions are found in aged care facilities, veterinary hospitals, luxury hotels, retail stores, schools, power facilities, libraries, and more. Stryker headquarters is in Kalamazoo, Michigan with offices in California, Indiana, Orlando, Canada, India, United Arab Emirates, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Learn more at


    The Stryker DevOps Internship is an opportunity to grow your software development, DevOps methodologies/tools and engineering skills. You will be a member of our DevOps team whose responsibility it is to build and maintain the infrastructure of the Stryker products as well as continued feature and stability enhancements. Our internship is designed for individuals who are currently enrolled at an accredited college/university and who will be continuing their studies in the fall. 

    Who we want

    Challengers. People who seek out the hard projects and work to find just the right solutions.

    Teammates. Partners who listen to ideas, share thoughts and work together to move the business forward.

    Charismatic networkers. Relationship-savvy people who intentionally make connections with both internal partners and external contacts.

    Strategic thinkers. Interns who propose innovative ideas and consistently exceed their performance objectives.

    Customer-oriented achievers. Individuals with an unparalleled work ethic and customer-focused attitude who bring value to their partnerships.

    Game changers. Persistent interns who will stop at nothing to live out Stryker’s mission to make healthcare better.

    What You Get Out of the Internship

    Stryker, a global leader in medical technology takes great pride in their people, and that’s why we’re looking to expand our talent. As a result, we are looking for the best and brightest students to strengthen our team and drive our business going forward.   Stryker Engineering interns will get to:

    • Impact the development and manufacturing of cutting edge products

    • Gain experience within a fast paced and growing industry

    • Apply classroom knowledge in a fast-paced and growing industry setting

    • Implement new ideas, be constantly challenged, and develop your skills


    • Configure and administer environments in AWS/Azure

    • Develop and maintain scripts CICD Pipeline from dev to prod

    • Full lifecycle engineering including analysis, design, development, and testing

    • Monitor, debug and troubleshoot operational issues, upgrade infrastructure (computer, storage, networking and application infrastructure components such as databases, webservers)

    • Partner with Engineering team on designing operational metrics in products

    • Work within team to get task done on time.

    • You will have the opportunity to participate and learn about working in an agile team environment


    • Strong desire to learn new technologies/tools, automation mindset and troubleshooting skills.

    • Well organized with strong attention to detail; proactively ensures work is accurate and error-free

    • Self-motivated and aptitude to learn quickly

    • Positive attitude and work ethic

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong sense of professionalism


    • Candidates should be seeking a bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field.

    • Understanding of CICD pipelines and DevOps practice tools

    • Experience with Linux system administration and troubleshooting

    • Experience or strong interest in any of the programming languages such as Python, GO, Java, etc

    • Experience or strong interest in any of the configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet.

    • Preferred experience or strong interest in public cloud providers such as AWS and Azure.

    • Currently working on completion of a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in related field or equivalent; we will only consider students who plan to be enrolled in a degree-seeking program after the summer

    • Cumulative 3.0 GPA or above; must be the case at the date of hire and also will be verified during background check in the spring

    • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. and not require employment-based sponsorship now or in the future.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow

    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm

    • Ability to exercise independent judgment

    • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint

    • Proven leadership and business acumen skills

    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    Know someone at Stryker?

    Be sure to have them submit you as a referral prior to applying for this position. Learn more about our employee referral program at

    About Stryker

    Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

    We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting

  • Industry
    Medical Devices
  • Fun Fact
    We're a 2018 'Best Place to Work for Millennials'
  • About Us

    The future of healthcare starts with you. Customers, patients and employees are at the heart of everything we do at Stryker. As a world-leading medical technology company, we are focused on innovative healthcare solutions not just for today but for tomorrow. The future of healthcare starts with hiring the best talent and providing our employees with flexibility and opportunity to grow their careers in whatever direction their passions take them.