Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Folsom


We are a looking for a passionate and talented individual to come do an internship with our Power, Performance and Thermal (PPT) Validation team within Intel's SSD group.
You will join a team of experienced engineers and mentors and will be in a position to make important contributions to the development of thermal solutions for Intel's Client and Data center products. You will work closely with the hardware design team and the firmware development team. The candidate should have strong problem solving and communication skills. The candidate should be interested in getting an understanding of platform architecture and general knowledge of computer system design.

Responsibilities include:
- Work closely with HW design engineers/System Integrators in finding the root cause and fixes for failures
- Work closely with Validation leads to come up with test plan and test processes for new products
- Develop test strategies and work with development teams to automate these tests
- Analyze results, generate indicators and communicate status updates

NSG is a growing part of Intel, come join us if you would like to find out what the hype is all about!


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  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical 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:

Debug and troubleshooting skillsvalidation with
Windows and Linux based operating systems
Thermal management tools and controls
Thermodynamics, fluid dynamics or heat transfer
Preferred Qualifications:

high level programming and scripting languages (eg. C, python, perl, batch)
handling and taking measurements using DC Power analyzers
component and platform/system thermals
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....

About the company

Intel is a place where employees can pursue their passions, support world-changing initiatives, and thrive intellectually.

Our employees are as diverse as our customers, vendors, and colleagues in the global market. This worldwide perspective helps us anticipate, and provide for, the growing needs of a changing marketplace. Here are a few examples:

The collaboration of Intel teams halfway across the world from each other was key to the development of our Intel® Centrino® processor technology.

The leaders of our Technology and Manufacturing Group use diversity to broaden team perspective on projects.

Our International Summit for Proliferating Ideas and Recognizing Excellence lets innovators from every country within Intel Corporate Services share ideas.

Companies in this sector

Hives where you can find this job offer