Samsung Semiconductor, Inc.

Intern, NPL Research Scientist

Nov 14, 2023

San Jose, California, United States

Advancing the World’s Technology Together
Our technology solutions power the tools you use every day--including smartphones, electric vehicles, hyperscale data centers, IoT devices, and so much more. Here, you’ll have an opportunity to be part of a global leader whose innovative designs are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and powering the future. 

We believe that innovation and growth are driven by an inclusive culture and a diverse workforce. We’re dedicated to empowering people to be their true selves. Together, we’re building a better tomorrow for our employees, customers, partners, and communities.

What You’ll Learn

  • Project: Based on RISC-V technology, our target is to design highly efficient and flexible tightly-coupled accelerator architecture with programmable cores. Major target systems are data-center, supercomputer, and autonomous vehicles.
  • Skills You’ll Learn
    • Knowledge of SSD firmware and embedded systems
    • Understanding of SoC / Computer architecture
    • Understanding of AI basics or HPC applications
    • Understanding of processor architecture
    • Language skllls – C/C++, Python, Verilog, etc.

What You’ll Do

  • Will be involved in one or a few sub-tasks about accelerator design, RISC-V based core architecture design, and developing related simulators
  • Most work will be related to develop the models and simulators in order to do experiments on architectural ideation
  • Will also have the chance to contribute to the architecture ideas and methodology with own suggestions, while doing analysis or experiments.
  • Design several simulators (C or Python) with different levels
  • Design or verify models and RTL-like code.
  • Run some of simulations and analysis
  • Investigate other works in papers for specific items
  • Complete other responsibilities as assigned.

Location: Hybrid, working onsite at our San Jose, CA headquarters 3 days per week, with the flexibility to work remotely the remainder of your time 

What You Bring

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. with more than 2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of Digital IP development or Processor/Accelerator design
  • You’re inclusive, adapting your style to the situation and diverse global norms of our people.
  • An avid learner, you approach challenges with curiosity and resilience, seeking data to help build understanding.
  • You’re collaborative, building relationships, humbly offering support and openly welcoming approaches.
  • Innovative and creative, you proactively explore new ideas and adapt quickly to change.

**What We Offer
**The pay range below is for all roles at this level across all US locations and functions. Individual pay rates depend on a number of factors—including the role’s function and location, as well as the individual’s knowledge, skills, experience, education, and training. 

This is in addition to our diverse package of benefits centered around the wellbeing of our employees and their loved ones. In addition to the usual Medical/Dental/Vision, our inclusive rewards plan empowers our people to care for their whole selves. An investment in your future is an investment in ours.

Relocation Support Live 50+ miles away from your new office? No worries! We'll provide a stipend to help support your move.Housing Stipend Signing a lease on a new place for your summer internship? We'll help you pay your way with a monthly stipend.Give Back With a charitable giving match and frequent opportunities to get involved, we take an active role in supporting the community.Prioritize Emotional Wellness With on-demand apps and paid therapy sessions, you’ll have support no matter where you are.Stay Fit Eating well and being active are important parts of a healthy life. Our onsite Café and gym, plus virtual classes, make it easier.Embrace Flexibility Benefits are best when you have the space to use them. That’s why we facilitate a flexible environment so you can find the right balance for you.

Hourly Base Pay Rate

$27—$57 USD

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
Samsung Semiconductor is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcomed and empowered to do their best work. We hire the best talent for our teams, regardless of race, religion, color, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, ancestry, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, or veteran status. Our focus is on hiring teammates with humble expertise, kindness, dedication and a willingness to embrace challenges and learn together every day.

Covid-19 Policy
To help keep our employees, customers, and communities safe, we’ve developed guidelines for our teams. Currently, we encourage vaccination for all employees, and may require it depending on job functions (e.g., traveling for business, meeting with customers). While visiting our offices or attending team events, we ask employees to complete a daily health questionnaire and complete a weekly COVID test. Our COVID policies are subject to change depending on public health, regulatory and business circumstances. 

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