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Job ID: JR0089780
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Swindon, UK
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Job Type: Intern

Software Application Engineer Intern

Job Description

Intel FasterLab is a leading centre of innovation for Enterprise Computing with a particular focus on Financial Services Industry. In this role you will contribute to the success of Intel FasterLab projects. You will be designing and implementing sophisticated setups involving the latest and upcoming hardware components (main board, processors, storage solutions, networking) and software stacks (various OSes, MRTEs, DBMSs, etc.) You will be participating in the analysis, configuration, and tuning of these components for maximum performance. You will also take responsibilities in systems administration (mostly Linux and Windows). With sufficient experience and aspiration you will be able to participate in new software development projects.

This position offers a great opportunity to work with world's leading experts, software vendors, and IT organizations, and to advance the applicant's leading-edge technical qualifications as well as develop project management and customer relationship skills.


This is a 13 month fixed term placement suitable for undergraduates who are studying towards a degree in computer science, information technology, electronics, finance or accountancy, mathematics, physics, or another related discipline, and seeking an industrial placement as part of their degree requirements.

The successful candidate should have:

  • Familiarity in installing and configuring hardware systems and computer peripherals such as storage, RAID arrays, networking, etc.
  • Linux, Unix, or Windows administration skills (account management, network connectivity; OS, driver and other software component installations)
  • At least basic Linux/Unix skills (shell, editors).

A strong plus will be:

  • Familiarity with programming in C++, Java and/or C#
  • Knowledge in computer architectures, OS fundamentals, and software optimization techniques
  • Some familiarity with computer networks, network adapters and protocols; hands-on skills in networks configuration
  • Some experience in developing or administering databases such as Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, MySQL
  • Experience in software development for Managed Run-Time Environments (MRTEs) such as J2EE, .NET, WebLogic, WebSphere, and/or scripting environments such as Perl, PHP, Ruby, Python

This role requires good verbal and written communication skills in English. The position involves working in an IT lab environment; the ability to move (sometimes heavy) equipment around is necessary. A candidate who's highly motivated to learn, shows initiative, takes responsibility, and enjoys working in a multicultural environment will best fit the team.

Inside this Business Group

Communication & Devices Group: The wireless revolution at Intel! We are one team - passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds working together to realize a world of connected computing. We are bringing the best ideas from the brightest minds to deliver future mobile experiences into the market. We are on the journey towards making Intel a wireless leader with exciting products for the Internet of Things, 5G and an opportunity to change the world with your work.

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