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Job ID: JR0122143
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, 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

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution level—not just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

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