Job Description Do you want to learn the security and operating systems foundations of the next generation cars? During your internship, you will be part of the software team working on the products that will power the autonomous cars of tomorrow. You will learn about embedded software programming as part of our projects on security, device drivers and operating systems, interact with leading global experts for automotive technologies and get familiar with quality standards and models required in the automotive industry.
To ensure your successful performance in this internship, experience with one or more of the following topics is a plus:
- Programming practice in C for embedded systems;
- General CPU/Computer architecture know-how;
- Linux operating system or Real Time Operating Systems;
- Debugging skills for embedded targets and low-level software;
- Usage of Makefiles, scripting languages;
- English (spoken and written).
A typical day involves at least one of:
- interacting with real embedded engineers and work and during coffee breaks - attn: involves laughing, from time to time;
- learning about a modern processor architecture; writing embedded C code, perhaps a bit of assembly language;
- brushing up on python skills for automating;
- understanding how to program in software a hardware communication peripheral;
- getting skilled in using a debugger probe to study bugs and profiling information for embedded target device;
- finally figuring out why architecting software is a must before jumping on heedlessly writing code.
By joining our team, beside an attractive salary package, you’ll have the opportunity to work as part of an innovative, high-performance team in a secure, pleasant and dynamic work environment.
Both technical competency and attitude are important in our team, and you are expected to collaborate with local and global team members, to demonstrate independence in solving problems and agility in switching projects as per customer priorities, to be motivated by delivering results, to be assertive in supporting your technical design opinions, and to be open on the challenges towards achieving the expected results.
Duration of the assignment: a minimum of 6 months.
Please note that you will need to be a registered student throughout the course of the assignment.
NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.