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Graduate Intern - Internet of Things - Distributed Software Infrastructure

Princeton, New Jersey
Internal Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Corporate Technology
Business Unit: Corporate Technology
Requisition Number: 231530
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Princeton
Assignment Category: Full-time temporary
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Master's Degree
Travel Required: No

Division Description:

For nearly 170 years, pioneering technologies and the business models developed from them have been the foundation of Siemens‘ success. Our central research and development unit, Corporate Technology (CT) plays an important role in this. Together with our global network of experts, we are a strategic partner to Siemens’ operative units and provide important services along the entire value chain – from research and development to production and quality assurance, as well as optimized business processes. Our support provided to the businesses in their research and development activities is ideally balanced with our own future-oriented research.
We at Corporate Technology are more than employees: We are actively helping to make people’s lives a little better every day. Would you like to be a part of that? Then join us. We offer you a high level of practical relevance as well as an opportunity to individually contribute your knowledge and your visions around the world. Whether you’re helping to develop products for the operating units or working in interdisciplinary projects for the business areas: At Corporate Technology you’ll be working in the heart of Siemens’ technological research together with the best

Job Description:

Posting title: Distributed Software Infrastructure – Research Intern


Are you interested in driving the Internet of Things revolution?


Here’s the right internship opportunity for You!


Join our research group Internet of Things – Distributed Systems located in Princeton, NJ, for a 2-4 month internship, and investigate Internet of Things applications for Industrial applications. Our close contact to different business units in Siemens provides the opportunity to contribute to and gain experience in real industrial applications. During this internship, you will experience the excitement and challenges of industrial research. 


Our Princeton facility is recognized for providing a stimulating environment for highly talented and self-motivated students. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems.


What are my responsibilities?

  •  You will contribute and explore new concepts on how distributed applications are structured, and function at scale across global networks.
  • You will work on distributed system design and how applications communicate.
  • You will collaborate and exchange ideas with experts in the fields of distributed computing.
  • You will learn about new application structures based on Unikernels and / or WebAssembly.
  • You will implement concepts and solutions in prototypes.
  • You will document your work in a technical paper, suitable for publication.
  • Experience in Hypervisors and / or container technology.

  • Experience in writing or managing distributed applications with systems like Kubernetes, and an openness to exploring new ways of working and developing application.


What skills are needed to qualify for this internship?


·       A current MS, or PhD student in Software Engineering or Computer Science.

·       Knowledge of distributed / cloud systems and how their supporting infrastructure works.

·       Experience with WebAssembly and JavaScript.

·       Experience in system programming languages like C or C++.

·       Experience with Unikernel technologies.

·       Outstanding written and verbal communication skills in English with an excellent interpersonal skills and can-do attitude.

·       Drive and motivation for career development and open to take responsibilities for challenging tasks.

·       Team player which can also be independent, prioritize work and thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment;


Successful candidate must be able to work with controlled technology in accordance with US Export Control Law. US Export Control laws and applicable regulations govern the distribution of strategically important technology, services and information to foreign nationals and foreign countries. Siemens may require candidates under consideration for employment opportunities to submit information regarding citizenship status to allow the organization to comply with specific US Export Control laws and regulations. Additional information on the US Export Control laws & regulations can be found on




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