Technical Marketing Engineer Placement at Intel Corporation

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Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
29th November 2019
South West
High Wycombe
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Technical Marketing Engineer Placement

This position is for a Technical Marketing Engineer Placement in Intel's Application Design Centre in Europe, located in Swindon, UK. We're looking for someone who has a keen interest in computer hardware and software and wants to do hands on work developing future computing platforms. You will be a member of a team which specializes in the design of hardware for a wide range of next generation Intel products. You will be involved in lab activities, working with the team and actively participating in customer support.

The day to day activities will include:

  • Customer issue replication,
  • Building and supporting Intel reference designs,
  • Providing lab support to the team.

There is scope for getting involved in other exciting projects outside of day-to-day responsibilities.


This is a 13 month fixed-term placement for students currently studying a degree course in relevant technical background. This position is suitable for mainly electronic/computer engineering students who are currently in their 2nd year of studies as part of 4 years bachelor's degree or 5 year master degree which include a year working in the industry.

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity with computer architecture hardware/software from desktop to server hardware.
  • Understanding of basic network architecture.
  • Ability to build typical PC and server configurations, install typical operating systems including both Microsoft Windows* and various distributions of Linux*.
  • Skills required for students enrolled on electronics engineering degree courses including ability to read and understand circuit schematics.
  • Good understanding of practical electronics, soldering/rework of electronic boards.
  • Basic testing and debug knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly learn about new products and technologies.
  • Keen personal interest in computing and engineering.
  • Capable of working unsupervised by prioritizing work and focusing on meeting agreed objectives in required time-frame with good attention to detail.- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Additionally beneficial skills:

  • Deeper knowledge of computer architecture processor architecture, registers, etc..- Debug and testing experience.
  • Experience with computer interfaces PCIe, USB, etc..
  • PCB rework/soldering experience with SMD components.
  • Hands on experience of electronic test equipment, e.g. DVM, PSU, oscilloscopes and the ability to learn in-house tools.
  • Understanding of Python, C++, C, x86 assembly language would be a strong advantage.- Project management experience.
  • German language skills would also be an advantage

Inside this Business Group

Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customers voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. Our teams work across the entire sales cycle, pushing ingredient products to our "billings" customers while also pulling end solutions through to "consumption". We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

About Intel

For over 50 years Intel has been leading and bringing new technology to the marketplace. Now we are building on our historical strength in silicon, innovation and global manufacturing capacity to create new products and technologies that help people live happier, more productive lives.

When you work for Intel, you join a company where your career, and your life, can benefit from long-term stability and continual growth. Intel lets you play a role in developing and supporting industry-leading innovations while working with diverse people, from a variety of regions around the world.

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