Advanced Hardware and Software Research Intern

Company: Lenovo
Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.NOV.2018
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Summary

There is one role available in Raleigh, NC and two roles available in Chicago, IL. Lenovo is looking for interns for one of the world?s fas...

Description

There is one role available in Raleigh, NC and two roles available in Chicago, IL.

Lenovo is looking for interns for one of the world?s fastest growing smartphone providers, creating groundbreaking, affordable, high-quality products designed and built with the global customer in mind. And it?s our people who make this all happen. We need thinkers, risk-takers and problem solvers, working together to constantly challenge the status quo. If you share our commitment to ingenuity, creativity and innovation we want you to help us define our world of tomorrow.

The innovation team is looking at next-generation technologies to see how we can incorporate today?s theoretical concepts into our products. This role is not for someone only interested in the theory of emerging technologies. It?s for the innovator who wants to make ideas become reality.

This team incorporates converging technologies into both existing and new products that take us beyond today?s most advanced products: smartphones, tablets, PCs, head-mounted displays (HMDs) and ambient/IoT devices. We perform research and system integration of software and hardware to deliver exciting products utilizing computer vision, natural language processing, context awareness, connectivity, authentication & security, as well as other relevant research areas. This is the team where no idea is too small.

The successful candidate will join the Device+ group in Lenovo Research, an advanced research and technology group within Lenovo, that conducts applied research in software and hardware technologies, connectivity, sensors and sensor fusion, IoT, augmented/virtual reality, computer vision, natural language processing, human computer interaction, authentication & security, and distributed systems. The role requires researching new technologies and building proof of concepts and prototypes that showcase state-of-the-art concepts for our next generation devices and services. Be a part of a high-impact team developing technologies that will dramatically shape how people and their devices interact. The candidate will focus on research tasks that involve software and hardware technology development. The candidate will be part of an exciting and dynamic environment, creating user experiences with today's most advanced devices ? smartphones, tablets, PCs, head-mounted displays (HMDs) and ambient/IoT devices.

Specific duties include:

* Perform research and analysis of technology trends

* Build proof-of-concepts and prototypes that showcase state-of-the-art concepts for next gen devices

* Attend technical discussions with Lenovo and Motorola Architects from Lenovo Research

Position Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

* Pursuing MS degree in EE, CE, CS, or related field

* Possess strong analytical skills including the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

* Strong programming skills in one or more languages like Java, Python, C, C++, or C#

* Familiar with one or more systems like Linux, Android, iOS, Windows, or real-time embedded

* Show a passion for innovation!

Preferred Qualifications:

* Pursuing Ph.D. degree in EE, CE, CS, or related field

* Experience developing one or more of the following: human-computer interaction, sensors & sensor fusion, blockchain, IoT, AR/VR, machine learning, computer vision, or natural language processing

* Analyze algorithms for correctness, completeness, clarity, and computational resources required

* Understanding of the design and use of data structures and algorithms

* Be able to communicate your ideas and concepts clearly and concisely

Some of the benefits of interning at Lenovo include competitive compensation, enrichment and development programs, and access to a global network of peers and mentors.

Aren?t ready to apply or have additional questions? Feel free to connect with us on LinkedIn or reach out to .

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

*Job ID #:* 66970

*Position Title:* Advanced Hardware and Software Research Intern

*Location:* USA-IL-Chicago

*Functional Area:* University

*Facility:* Corporate Office

*Relocation Provided:* Yes

*Education Required:* Bachelors Degree

*Experience Required:* 1 - 3 Years

*Travel Percent:* 0

 
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