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Job ID: JR0081262
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Intern

SSD Validation Engineer Intern

Job Description

In this position you will be developing and automating test cases for SSDs and their compatibility with various datacenter platforms. This Internship position provides challenging technical opportunity for you to deliver quality Solid State Drives to our customers. SSDs are the future of storage and Intel is focused on delivering high quality product to all end customers.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Develop and automate test strategies to ensure products meet and/or exceed the expectations of customers.
- Develop comprehensive test scenarios based on requirements of datacenter storage customers.
- Develop and integrate test scenarios into a diverse system environment using various automation and test tools.
- Collaborate with teams spread across geos.
- Optimize development & validation processes to increase validation efficiency

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • verbal/written communication skills, communicate status, issues, concerns, strategies of implementation clearly and consciously
  • work against deadlines


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 Requirements:

  • The candidate must be pursuing a BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
  • 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 3 months of experience in the following:

  • object oriented programming concepts
  • programming using Python
  • develop & debug python code in Windows/Linux environments
  • version control methodologies such as GIT etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of OS Kernels
  • Knowledge of Firmware
  • Knowledge of PCI express and/or SATA protocols is preferred.
  • Knowledge of PCIe Dual port concept
  • Knowledge of system storage and the platform ingredients: CPU, Memory, PCIe, drivers, OS, firmware, etc.

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....

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