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Platform Support Engineer Interns

Swindon. Multiple vacancies.

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At Intel, you can experience a world of opportunities. Are you passionate about technology and transforming the world? We want you to apply to join us as a part of one of the European technical teams based in Swindon.

This position is for a Platform Support engineer Internship 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 specialises in the design of computer platforms (both hardware/software) for a wide range of next generation Intel products supporting major European customers. You will be involved in lab activities, working with the team and actively participating in customer support.

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Your responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:

  • Working with customers to help them design in products including board level schematic design and review, troubleshooting with issue replication and debugging
  • Working on next generation proof of concept and demo designs with sales teams and key customers
  • Gaining a deeper understanding of PC hardware from desktop to server, along with network architecture
  • Working and influencing engineering and product design teams
  • Working within a global organisation with teams based in multiple time zones
  • 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. Candidates must be based in the United Kingdom upon the start date of this internship, and for its entire duration. We are unable to support remote working from outside the UK.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to grow your knowledge and continuously learn as the role and technology evolves.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with both customers and engineers
  • Genuine passion for technology and a curiosity to understand how it works, with a hands-on approach
  • Capable of working unsupervised by prioritising work and focusing on meeting agreed objectives in required time-frame with good attention to detail.
  • Work through complex problems and innovate.
  • Familiarity with computer architecture hardware/software from desktop to server hardware


  • We offer our interns a competitive compensation package, including a market-leading salary. 
  • You will also be entitled to the company’s two types of bonuses: the quarterly profit bonus and the annual performance bonus subject to guidelines. 
  • Other benefits include free hot and cold drinks, free fruit and even free sports and subsidised use of leisure facilities at the Marriott Hotel, Swindon.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • £17,300 + starting bonus and leaving bonus of £1,000 each + benefits
  • All grades
  • 13 months
  • Swindon
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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