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Job ID: JR0810265
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Swindon, GB
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Job Type: Intern

Technical Intern 2017

Job Description

At Intel, you can experience a world of opportunities. Are you passionate about technology and transforming the world? We want you to apply to join us as a part of one of the European technical teams based in Swindon. We provides best-in-class technical support to our customers from design to manufacturing and right through the product life-cycle to implementing industry-leading innovations, whilst working with the latest technologies.

There are a number of different teams within this group, whose activities include Application Engineering, Technical Marketing and Technical Support to field specialists.

The roles within the organisation includes support for the demand Creation Team for technical enabling of demos, Customer programmes such as Retail Roadshow, event support, platform testing (desktop, notebook, Ultrabook, 2in1, tablet and other computing devices). Other roles include supporting a broad range of customer facing and lab based activities, including but not limited to providing onsite technical support at trade shows and industry events, debugging customer issues, helping them design new products using Intel components, preparing complex technology demos to support launch and other marketing events and providing general lab and inventory management for the team,. There are also roles associated with the Internet of Things and customer solution development in our Internet of Things Ignition Labs.


This is a 13 month fixed-term placement suitable for students currently studying a degree course in relevant technical disciplines including Computer Science, IT, Software and Electronic Engineering. It is targeted at 2nd year students enrolled in a 4 years bachelor's degree which includes a year in industry.
Technical skills required for the role include:
Desktop and/or notebook hardware familiarity (practical skills)
PC hardware and software architecture familiarity
Understanding of basic server and network architecture
Ability to build and debug typical PC and Server hardware, install and debug typical operating systems including both Microsoft Windows* and various distributions of Linux*
Microsoft Windows* Operating System familiarity beyond that of a general user
Solid understanding and experience in deploying and/or support Windows* client and/or server environment
Programming knowledge in HTML and/or XML, scripting languages would be an advantage
Keen personal interest in computing would be an added advantage.
Skills required for students enrolled on electronics engineering degree courses include, ability to read and understand circuit schematics, knowledge of processor architectures.
Experience in coding using Arduino or embedded C would be an advantage.
Additional skills required include:
Ability to quickly learn about new products and technologies
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Capable of working unsupervised by prioritizing work and focusing on meeting agreed objectives in required time-frame
Ability to integrate quickly with existing team so that maximum contribution to team goals can be achieved rapidly Excellent analytical problem solving skills
Good attention to detail
Ability to deliver on-site presentations and demos to customers and therefore able to undertake a level of UK and International travel
Confident working in a customer facing environment
Project management experience

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

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