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Cellular Software Development Intern

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

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Cellular Software Development 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 SOC R&D Lab in San Jose is looking for Cellular Intern engineer – Support Software customization for 5G commercialization to join the team of passionate engineers with start-up spirit to develop/debug and test the world-class cellular modem solution.



  • Participate in new features (5G/4G) development and verification for different US carriers, Verizon /ATT/T-Mobile field/lab testing.
  • C/C++ programming for development and supporting new features and bugs fixes.


  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple teams and challenging schedules.
  • Background in Computer/Electronics/Electrical Engineering with a basic understanding of 3GPP or 3GPP2 systems.
  • Excellent C/C++/Python programming skills.
  • Basic understanding of wireless protocol stack.
  • Coursework and project work in wireless communication domain.
  • Currently in Master’s program or Bachelors program with pervious internship experience in wireless industry is preferred.


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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