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Job ID: JR0166654
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Chandler, AZ US
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Job Type: Intern

System Validation Undergraduate Intern (-SK)

Job Description

This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storage business to SK hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business' storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.

This is an exciting time to be at Intel – come join our team and work on one of the most advanced 3DNAND and SSD technology portfolios in the world. As the global leader in the semiconductor industry, Intel possesses many industry-leading SSD technologies including the most capable Quadruple Level Cell (QLC) NAND Flash products. You will be part of a world-class team that will transition to lead the SSD business at SK hynix.  

This position aligns to Phase 1 of the transaction, which includes the 3DNAND enterprise and client SSD business. Phase 1 is expected to close in late 2021, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. At deal close, all employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition to SK hynix. 

System Validation interns within the Platform Validation Organization work in a multidisciplinary organization and collaborate with Firmware ASIC SV and other organizations to validate Intel Solid State drives. In this role the engineering intern will work within the Platform Connected System Electrical team to deliver SSDs that meet or exceed product requirements Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education judgment and formal software and/or industry standard tools to deliver a test process.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse and of technical nature US experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school. The length of the internship is from 3 to 6 months preferably 6 months.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Candidate will creatively apply the technical knowhow systems thinking analytical thinking prototyping and testing knowledge against design constraints and boundary conditions industrial design cost performance criteria and other design constraints to research develop and productive mass producible solutions.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Self-motivated individual willing to take and follow directions and deliver to schedule

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Quantitative analytical and problem solving skills problem conflict resolution skills

  • Effective prioritization and time management skills

  • Willingness to motivate the team to deliver

  • Demonstrated Customer communications skills as internal external customer interaction is critical for this job

This position is not eligible for employment-based visa/immigration sponsorship.  Intel sponsors individuals for employment-based visas for positions where we experience a shortage of US Workers. These skills shortage roles are typically STEM contributing positions requiring a Master's or PhD degree, or a Bachelor’s degree with three years’ related job experience.  This position does not qualify for Intel Sponsorship because it is either (1) a non-STEM contributing position, or (2) a STEM position that only requires a Bachelor’s degree and less than three years’ experience.


Candidate 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work, classes, research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be pursuing a BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering or Computer Science or related field.

Minimum 3+ months of experience in the following or equivalent coursework in the following areas:

  • OS BIOS and HWSW interactions

  • Scripting languages such as Python or PERL

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum 3+ months of experience in the following or equivalent coursework in the following areas:

  • Oscilloscopes Signal analyzers and other test tools

  • Test development and validation environment

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:
$52,000.00-$147,000.00 (Hourly Role)

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