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Firmware Development/Validation Graduate Intern (SK)

**Job Description**

This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storagebusiness to SK Hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - https://newsroom.intel.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2020/10/nand-memo... ). The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business' storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.

This is an exciting time to be at Intel - come join our SSD Firmware organization and work on one of the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology portfolios in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses many industry-leading SSD technologies including the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products. You will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK Hynix.

This position aligns to Phase 1 of the transaction, which includes the 3DNAND enterprise and client SSD business. Phase 1 is expected to close in late 2021, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. At deal close, all employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition to SK hynix.

We are seeking self-motivated intern to join a growing team of SSD developers who focus on moving Intel's NAND SSD technologies into new market segments. An SSD firmware engineer in this group will be involved in numerous activities including:

+ Contributing to developing new firmware

+ Fixing defects and testing SSD firmware.

Our interns will be involved in a subset of these type of activities depending on the start/end timing of the intern session. Job assignments are typically six months in duration.

**Qualifications**

You must possess the 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. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience.

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ The candidate must be pursuing a Masters or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science

Minimum 6+ months experience in the following:

+ Programming in C/C++ and Python scripting

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ RTOS concepts including task switching, deadlocks, and resource management.

+ Experience with firmware development and validation environments. including compilers, debuggers, emulators, and tool chains.

+ Experience with validation test plan development and hardware/software debugging.

+ Familiar with source code development, review and maintenance.

+ Experience in storage interface standards such as SATA, SAS, PCIe.

**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.

**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.