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Job ID: JR0170648
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: San Jose, H CR
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Job Type: Intern

Software Engineer Student Worker

Job Description

Come and join the Intel Costa Rica Data Platforms Group as a Software Engineer.
You will be part of a team chartered to build Customer Fleet and Scale Capabilities for server customers to enable on-time high-quality launches of Intel server programs, as well as in-Fleet product experience. You must be a quick learner, results-oriented, and comfortable working in a dynamic environment. You will have opportunities to participate in various projects as part of product development or research.

The focus of this position is to work alongside with senior software engineers at system-level software development to contribute to software that we develop used by engineers for observation and control of system internals at the block, register, and electrical interface level. If you have a strong curiosity in how things work and have the drive to understand them fully this could be a great opportunity for you.

The position will involve developing code in Python or C/C++ to meet customer server debug needs. It will also involve leveraging existing code and debugging and fixing issues in the existing code bases, which are large and complex.

Behavioral traits desired:

  • Proactive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tolerance to ambiguity
  • Flexible, dynamic to learn in different areas of the projects.


You must possess the below 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 schoolwork, classes and project work, internships and/or work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/Electronics Engineering or related field with 2+ years of below experience OR a Master's Degree in same areas with only academic experience.
  • C/C++ programming, data structures, algorithms and Operating Systems
  • Version control and continuous integration tools (GIT, GITHUB, SVN, etc)
  • Advanced English Level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Embedded systems, microcontrollers and CPU architecture knowledge
  • Knowledge in LINUX development environments. Knowledge of Linux internals is a plus.
  • Ability to use Hardware low-level APIs components such as I/O's, interrupts, network communication protocols, etc.
  • Knowledge in Cloud Solutions/Infrastructure as a power user (Dockers, Kubernetes, AWS, etc.)

Inside this Business Group

The Data Platforms Engineering and Architecture (DPEA) Group invents, designs & builds the world's most critical computing platforms which fuel Intel's most important business and solve the world's most fundamental problems. DPEA enables that data center which is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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