Intern Graduate Software Engineer - Intel Ireland (Leixlip)

Vacancy Type: 
Private Sector


Intern Graduate Software Eng - 616256


 The Intel Ireland Team is seeking motivated graduate and postgraduate personnel to support its expanding R&D operations for an 11 month contract. The embedded software engineers in this team work with Intel Architecture Groups worldwide to design the next generation of leading edge Silicon products.

The team is looking for enthusiastic talented graduate engineers with the ability to contribute to the architecture and software design of these products. Training will be provided for successful candidates.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Contributing within experienced teams to the definition & design of new Intel products.
- Development of embedded software components to enable new products, including:
- Enabling development environments and supporting software engineering tools (debuggers, compilers, Eclipse, etc.) for new products.
- Porting of operating systems and device driver development.
- Development and validation of BIOS and Bootloader components.
- Involvement in all elements of the software development life cycle for the product.
- Validation of software components employing a variety of test methods.
- Working directly with silicon/hardware architects and logic designers to influence overall system design.
- Develop architecture and specifications of the product for our customers
- Interaction with the Intel product divisions worldwide to define and support product test and support strategies.
- Travel may be required from time to time to visit other Intel sites.



 The candidate must be a Recent College Graduate who has a relevant Masters level qualification or an honours Bachelors (e.g.: B.Eng. or B.Sc.) obtained within the last 12 months OR a current Degree / Masters student expecting to graduate in 2012, in a Computer Science or Engineering discipline (which would include but not exclusively, Electronic Eng., Electrical Eng. or Computer Science). Qualification should be at minimum of Level 8 in the NFQ (National Framework of Qualifications or equivalent.

Desired Skills:
- A keen interest in the fundamentals of technology and a proven ability to learn.
- Experience programming in C++ or similar languages is an advantage.
- A solid technical knowledge of computing fundamentals with a proven track record of applying it practically in a team environment.
- An ability to apply strategic thinking and problem solving techniques to drive solutions to a wide range of theoretical and practical problems, which require a high degree of innovation and ingenuity.
- A capacity to establish priorities for their projects and focus others to help them in their tasks.


Job Category

: Engineering


Primary Location

: Ireland-Ireland, Leixlip


Full/Part Time

: Full Time


Job Type

: Student/Intern



: Temporary


Posting Date

: Jan 28, 2012


Business Group

 Employees in the Intel Architecture Group (IAG) deliver innovative platforms across computing and communication segments including data centers, mobile and desktop personal computers, handhelds, embedded devices and consumer electronics. Intel's industry leading technology is used to create integrated hardware and software solutions such as processors, chipsets, communication radios, graphics processors, motherboards, and networking components that deliver capabilities from security and manageability to computing performance and energy efficiency. IAG employees are at the forefront of enabling a new era of computing that is more integrated into all aspects of our daily lives.

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