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Intern FPGA Software Design Engineer

High Wycombe, United Kingdom; Basingstoke, United Kingdom Job ID JR0236165 Job Category Intern/Student Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Intern
Job Description

The Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) is looking for talented, highly motivated university students to develop FPGA solutions in a variety of domains, such as next-generation video, imaging and vision systems, robotics and Internet of Things applications.

As a software engineer, you will be responsible for developing a wide range of embedded software, DevOps, verification and data visualization solutions, as part of a system engineering team in the Intel PSG Europe HQ, located in Marlow and Basingstoke.

You will work in a rapid learning environment, alongside industry experts, who will support your daily development and knowledge growth. You will learn an Agile engineering development approach, frequently delivering high-quality solutions to customers and communicating with your team daily to build innovative and creative products. Your opinions and thoughts are valued from day one.

Key responsibilities:

  • Full development lifecycle of FPGA video, imaging, vision and robotics IPs and systems from conception, through specification to implementation, verification, review and release.

  • Software user interface design for FPGA-based demonstrations at tradeshows worldwide

  • Development of optimized Intel CPU application software for next-generation Proof of Concept designs

  • Embedded software drivers for FPGA-based board support packages

  • Help provide solutions using DevOps philosophy to solve automation problems and manage the infrastructure

  • Interactions with local and remote teams as well as customers.

About the internship

This is a 13-month fixed-term placement suitable for students currently studying a sandwich degree course in a relevant discipline and is targeted at 2nd year students enrolled in a 4 years bachelor's degree or enrolled in Master’s Integrated Course which includes a year in industry (or equivalent).

We ask that all applicants are current university students and will remain students during the whole internship. Candidates must be based in the UK upon the start date of this internship, and for its entire duration. 

We are unable to support remote working from outside the UK.


We welcome applications from candidates with skills in one or several of these areas:

  • Good software skills (C/C++)

  • Strong proficiency in scripting

  • Understanding of hardware concepts

  • Building software and continuous integration

  • Thirst for learning and good self-starter

  • Loves working as part of a team, with good communication skills

What do we offer? 

  • A collaborative, supportive environment, where your equally brilliant colleagues will push you to be your best.

  • Competitive pay and benefits - quarterly pay bonuses, annual pay bonus, hiring and finishing bonus, medical and life insurance and many more.

  • Diverse and inclusive environment (read more about it here)and a dedicated intern's community to help you get started in your new job.

  • Being a part of a socially and ecologically responsible company(read more about it here).

  • Dedicated training for you during your first weeks at the company to make your transition into work easier and a personal buddy to help you build your network, answer any questions and integrate you into your position.

  • Opportunities for professional development – wide library of online trainings and learning platforms, support and guidance from your team and manager, and different assignment programs.

  • The possibility to build a lifelong career at Intel.

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help.

Change tomorrow. Start today.

We are waiting for you! If you want to gather some more information, please see: Interns stories, company overview, our Facebook  and LinkedIn sites.   

Learn more about Intel UK Placement Programhere.

Inside this Business Group
The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center 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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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.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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