Intern, Blockchain Technology

Company: InterDigital Communications, Inc.
Location: Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 13.AUG.2021
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About InterdigitalInterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services wor...


About InterdigitalInterDigital develops fundamental wireless technologies that are at the core of mobile devices, networks, and services worldwide. We solve many of the industry's most critical and complex technical challenges, providing solutions for more efficient broadband networks and a richer multimedia experience years ahead of market deployment. InterDigital has strategic relationships with many of the world's leading wireless companies. Founded in 1972, InterDigital is listed on NASDAQ and is included in the S SmallCap 600 Index.SummaryInterDigital is seeking an intern to be a part of a highly skilled team of engineers/researchers developing advanced blockchain technology (or distributed ledger technology) for emerging communication and computing systems. The ideal candidate will have experience or in-depth knowledge in blockchain technology, wireless networks, artificial intelligence architecture and algorithms, and/or distributed computing.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesThe candidate will work as a member of the blockchain technology team defining, developing and validating new conceptsand approaches for advanced blockchain technologies for various scenarios such as wireless networks and decentralized artificial intelligence.Identify needs of advanced blockchain technology in selected domains andpropose innovative architectural and protocol-based solutions.Evaluate and assess candidate solutions, validate solutions via prototyping and analysis.Communicate results to the senior management team and to the rest of the organization (reports, white papers, presentations).QualificationsPh. D. study in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with research focused on any area of distributed computing, networking, AI/ML, etc.Hands on experience with blockchain technology platforms (e.g., Hyperledger) and/or AI/ML platforms (e.g., TensorFlow, Pytorch) is a plus.Good communication skills and teamwork spirit.Available for six months.Exceptional experience in these areas will be considered.Research experience on wireless communications and/or decentralized artificial intelligence and federated learning is a plus.Excellent ability for conducting cross-disciplinary research (e.g., AI/ML and blockchain).Proven publication record in prestigious conferences and journals.Strong analytical and research skills.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Location: Conshohocken, PAInterDigital is an equal employment opportunity employer. InterDigital will not engage in or tolerate unlawful discrimination with regard to any employment decision, policy or practice based on a person's sex, gender, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, assignments, evaluations, coaching, promotion, discipline, discharge and layoff.

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