System Software Engineer Intern-Samsung Electronics America

Website Samsung Electronics America


System Software Engineer Intern – Storage Software Intern

Summer 2021 internship applications are open September 2020. Samsung Semiconductor summer internships start in May/June 2021.

Join us for a unique 12-14 week paid internship that offers personal and professional development. You’ll have the opportunity to work on different business initiatives while building in-depth technical knowledge and business acumen. This program will give you the opportunity work on complex solutions to that address some of the world’s most complex technological challenges.


Based in San Jose, California, Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI) is a multi-billion dollar subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, Ltd. and a world leader in Memory, System LSI and LCD technologies. We provide the widest range of memory, logic, storage devices, LED components and LCD/OLED panels to enhance the user experience in home entertainment, mobile devices, lighting and computing. SSI has advanced R&D labs focused on product design and research in memory, displays, logic, image sensors, and mobile technologies.

Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. is a world leader in Memory, System LSI and LCD technologies. We are currently looking for an exceptional PhD candidate to join our team for an Internship in San Diego, CA for the summer of 2021. The intern will focus on the development of novel applications that make excellent use of the latest storage technologies. This is a hands-on development position that includes rapid prototyping, advanced algorithms, and developing proofs of concept while working closely with senior staff. Interns in our program can expect to learn software development best practices and will come away with skills and knowledge that will help propel their careers forward for years to come.

Job Responsibilities

    • Develop novel intellectual property and/or publications.
    • Work collaboratively with engineers and assist with bi-directional knowledge transfer.
    • Learn and apply software engineering best practices.
    • Create prototypes and proofs of concept that demonstrate advanced concepts


Required Skills

    • Excellent C/C++ skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Some expertise in storage technologies (e.g., files and block interfaces, solid state devices, SCSI protocols)
    • Ability to work independently


Preferred Skills

  • Some knowledge of software development best practices
  • Some general knowledge of object oriented and/or structured design
  • Some knowledge of other programming languages and/or paradigms (Python, ML, Prolog, Clisp, Erlang, Logo, etc.)


Samsung Semiconductor Inc (SSI), an equal opportunity employer, is a world leader in Memory, System LSI, and LCD technologies. Headquartered in San Jose, California, SSI is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.- one of the largest semiconductor manufacturer in the world and the industry’s volume and technology leader in DRAM, NAND Flash, SSDs, mobile DRAM and graphics memory. It is one of the largest providers of system logic, imaging and LED lighting solutions, as well as providing advanced process design and manufacturing for fabless companies. Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. also has a research and innovation center with numerous labs providing product design and research in: logic, memory, image sensors, displays and mobile technologies. In addition, the company supports Samsung Display Company, the largest producer of LCD and OLED displays. SSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is SSI’s policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, and hiring decisions are made accordingly.

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