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Distributed Storage System Test and Automation Engineer Intern

Location: San Jose, California
Job Category: Engineering - Systems

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Distributed Storage System Test & Automation Engineer 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 work with the teams that create new computing system architectures needed to support emerging machine learning applications, internet of things (IoT) and edge computing that benefit millions of users.  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 and Storage technologies. We are currently looking for Data Analytics Engineer (Intern) to join our team in San Jose, CA. The Automation Engineer Intern will contribute to memory and storage system research in the Memory Solutions Lab. He or she will join a team of experts in researching and developing innovative memory and storage system solutions that utilize existing and emerging technologies to add substantial value to storage systems. The ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of storage technologies including file systems, Linux I/O Stack, Linux performance profiling and computer architecture.




  • Understand NVMe over Fabrics protocols, Distributed Storage Architectures, and Storage Media devices including SSDs
  • Understand leading edge distributed, clustered storage system architecture and define the test architecture and test plans
  • Verify and validate system software features, functionality and performance aspects
  • Develop detailed test plans and test cases
  • Define and develop automation requirements and automation software design
  • Identify tools and other methods to accelerate and the development of the automation solutions
  • Develop tools required for the automations
  • Contribute to debug and root cause issues and other anomalies found during testing


  • Pursuing a BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, with focus on data modeling and data science.
  • Strong background in computer system architecture, storage systems architecture and network related areas
  • Good knowledge of popular storage test tools and methodologies
  • Experience in deploying and debugging complex issues
  • Prior experience with storage performance analysis and optimization will be a big plus.
  • Track record of innovation and creativity in problem solving.
  • Must be highly motivated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong background in C/C++/Python/Bash programming languages
  • Comfortable working in a multinational environment and understands how to leverage cultural diversity.
  • Inherent technical curiosity


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.- the second 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.


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