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GNSS Software Engineer Intern - SW Sys Team

Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Job Category: Engineering - Software

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GNSS Software 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’s Cedar Rapid’s Location Group was established to develop market-leading location technology for mobile applications.  We have a team of about 80 people in the US driving our technology forward for future generation products.  Our main activities include architecture definition, silicon design, software development, and platform integration.  The Location Group is now part of Samsung’s Application Processor and Modem Group.  We work closely together to develop highly integrated products, and to find opportunities to optimize our products for market success.  The group is looking for a GNSS Software Engineer.


  • Participate in the review of GNSS location software changes for performance enhancements
  • Enhance, maintain and support GNSS location software code base
  • Expand and maintain GNSS location software testing and analysis framework.
  • Maximize automation of test results analysis and evaluation
  • Analyze field test data and do root cause analysis of field issues
  • Classify issues reported by customers by mapping them to appropriate technical issues


  • Pursuing a MS/PhD degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Proficient C and Python programming skills
  • Familiarity with GNSS
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • Familiarity with Groovy, Gerritt, Git, Jira
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team player as part of a local and globally distributed team
  • A self-motivated engineer with good task execution skills to deliver high quality output in timely manner
  • Solid communication and document skills
  • Strong mathematical and analytical abilities


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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