Intel Hardware Engineer Intern in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Intel's Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is looking for a graduate intern to participate in the high speed optical transceiver design and testing. The candidate will be responsible for participating the design of the optical transceivers, testing the optical transceiver products against industrial standard for electrical and optical performance.

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

  • Verbal and written skills to work with a multi-disciplinary team

  • Problem solving skills


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 relevant training and/or research experience.

Minimum Qualification:

We are looking for PhD candidates in Electrical Engineering, Optics, or Physics.

6+ months knowledge in:

  • High speed optical communication system

  • Schematics capture and PCB layout

  • Programming languages such as Python, C#, and/or Matlab

  • High speed test equipment, such as Keysight DCA or equivalent is a plus


Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Posting Statement

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....