Sacramento County, CA
Intel technology provides amazing user experiences across many devices. As a Firmware Engineering Intern in NSG Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group you will work alongside experience engineers to develop/test the firmware that controls Intel's cutting edge SSD's Solid State Drives. You will collaborate with hardware design engineers to define the product feature set and work within a product development team to deliver firmware that meets or exceeds product requirements. This position gives you the opportunity to be part of one of Intel's fastest growing teams and enables you to work on industry changing memory technologies.
We are seeking a self-motivated students to join a growing team of SSD developers who focus on moving Intel's NAND & SSD technologies into new market segments. The Firmware engineer will be responsible for developing all FW features to build a high quality client SSD. Challenges include power / performance optimization, media management, security features enabling, front end protocol optimization etc. An SSD firmware engineer in this group will be involved in numerous activities including contributing to the embedded architecture and design, hardware interface programming, algorithm design/implementation and custom customer feature implementation. Product requirements evolve quickly as SSDs gain market share, so new and creative solutions are demanded on a regular basis of our engineers to meet the customer requirements or showcase new SSD capabilities. Our team is focused on building SSDs that add renewed and differentiated value to the PC platform in market segments that are early adopters of SSD products. Engineers are responsible for design, source code development, review and maintenance, unit and system level test/verification and release of the entire SSD firmware stack.
This is a 6 month internship position with possibility of extension.
Responsibilities may be quite diverse in a technical nature and will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the role, U.S. experience and education requirements.
The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:
- Breakdown complex features into design and implementation plans.
- Low level source code development, deployment and maintenance.
- Lead the system integration of hardware, firmware and other system components.
- Unit and system level test and verification and associated debug of system level failures.
- Define, develop and integrate firmware validation tests.
The ideal candidate should demonstrated the following behavioral traits:
- Verbal and written communication skills for interfacing with peers and partners across other disciplines.
- Positive can-do attitude.
Team player with initiative.
You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.
The candidate must be pursuing a BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.
This U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.
Minimum 6+ months of experience or equivalent coursework in the following areas:
- C, C++ programming
- Computer Architecture
- Operating systems
- 6+ months of experience in firmware development environments including compilers, debuggers, and emulators
- Previous internships
- Python or Perl
Inside this Business Group
Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance....