Intel SSD Media System Engineering Intern in Folsom, California

Job Description

In this position, you will be working as part of the Media-Systems engineering team within Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG) to architect, design, and implement integrated system solutions to manage the interactions between Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware/software and NAND Flash memory components. This job requires you to develop and productize optimized system solutions for SSD product to meet performance and reliability requirements, utilizing formal education and engineering judgment.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a technical nature and will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the role, U.S. experience, and education requirements. Job assignments may be for the summer or for short periods throughout the school year.

The responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

-Evaluate and characterize storage media component behavior within SSD systems

-Design and implement simulation software that models SSD performance and behavior

-Lead media-system feature pathfinding efforts to maintain competitive edge on enterprise SSDs features roadmap

-Implement and characterize proof-of-concept firmware prototypes to evaluate competing algorithms for a given media issue

-Develop new media management system features through cross-function collaboration with component circuit design, ASIC design, and SSD firmware architecture teams

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Problem-solving, data analytical and methodological thinking.

  • Eager to take on challenges and complete tasks within given timelines.

  • Ability to multitask, self-motivated and be able to work independently.

  • Written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a dynamic and team-oriented environment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The suitable candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor degree of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship.

  • Must be available to work for at least 3 months. Preferably for 6 months.

  • 3 months experience with software programming and debugging, and problem-solving skills.

  • 3 months experience with computer architecture design and systems engineering.

  • 3 months experience in embedded systems design and optimization.

Preferred Qualifications:

-3 months experience with Solid State Drive or other embedded system firmware development using C/C++.

-3 months experience in modeling complex systems using Transaction Level Modeling using System C or similar technology.

-3 months experience in NAND Flash or other memory technology.

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.

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