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Modem Systems Engineer – Channel coding Intern

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

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Modem Systems Engineer – Channel coding 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 looking for a talented and highly motivated individual with in-depth knowledge on channel coding and deep learning to join our team as an intern. We are part of a team that designs cellular algorithms for Samsung Exynos chipsets and also participate in 5G standardization. In this team, you will perform research on channel code design using deep learning to enhance Samsung products and platforms and to contribute to 5G/6G standardization.


  • Conduct research on channel code design using deep learning
  • Perform necessary simulation for training and testing on GPUs using deep learning tools such as TensorFlow and PyTorch
  • Publish research results on reputable conferences and journals


  • Strong background in channel coding theory, information theory, and deep learning
  • Experience with key deep learning tools and libraries such as TensorFlow and Pytorch
  • Python/C++/MATLAB coding skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


  • Strong background in communication theory and signal processing



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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