EECS Weekly News - July 3, 2012

July 3, 2012

 

IN THE NEWS

How can we inspire young women to pursue careers in science?

OSU alum Annabelle Pratt, Senior Power Research Engineer at Intel Labs, reveals how she believes we can inspire young women to pursue careers in science in this Discovery Channel video. IEET (Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies)

OPPORTUNITIES

PhoneGap Day

Friday, July 20, Portland. Part conference, part celebration, expect a fun and informative day packed with people who are using PhoneGap as part of their mobile app development. Meet the PhoneGap team and connect with other PhoneGap developers from IBM, Facebook, and many more. You’ll hear about the latest PhoneGap news and what’s coming next!  It will be a great opportunity to meet people working in the industry and learn about some new technologies. Adobe is offering 10 free tickets to students in the Computer Science program. Details

SCHOLARSHIPS/FELLOWSHIPS

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for graduate, postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $42,000 - $75,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Graduate entry level stipends begin at $30,000. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Details

JOBS

Recent job postings on Beaver JobNet

Students must apply through Beaver JobNet to access/apply for the postings. Using their onid accounts, students/alums can log in here: https://oregonstate-csm.symplicity.com/students/. Any issues with Beaver JobNet, contact Cheryl.L.Herring@oregonstate.edu.

System Validation Intern, Intel. Intel Intelligent Systems Validation Team in Oregon is looking for a highly motivated Intern who will have the opportunity to drive validation upstream across multiple environments from pre-silicon, emulation, and post silicon for leading-edge SOC, Processor, and Chipset products. In this position, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Being a team member in a group of highly motivated technical engineers performing system validation (SV) activities on new technologies; Working across many functions including silicon/validation architecture, pre-silicon validation, emulation, post-si validation, tools, and HW platforms; Working closely with HW teams to develop the next-generation of post-si validation and emulation platforms; Developing and executing tests to discover and help to resolve functional issues within the silicon to assure that Intel ships the highest quality products. Details

R&D Engineering Student Intern, Hewlett-Packard. The Sensing Systems R&D Lab in Corvallis, OR is looking to host engineering interns in the 2012 calendar year. We are looking for students with backgrounds in either developing and testing MEMS accelerometers and gyros or students interested in contributing to software development kits for our sensors. Internships can vary in length and depend on the availability of the student. Details

Computer Assistant, Martin Lab, OSU College of Agricultural Sciences. Typical, but not all-inclusive, duties are illustrated by performance of any combination of the following: participates in the development and maintenance of data bases; writes and modifies utility programs or other simple language, and/or reviews user’s programming changes to insure that instructions and documentation are technically sufficient; checks data for completeness, validity, and consistency; corrects erroneous data; revises and/or updates existing programs; provides troubleshooting of systems; assists with troubleshooting and maintenance of computer related communications services using the Internet and World-Wide Web based resource systems and databases; assists users in the Local Area Network (LAN), e.g., how to accesses LAN, access log- on IDs, passwords, how to use utilities programs in the LAN, etc.; installs software systems, updates system menus, provides operational advice and assistance to users, etc. Details

Product Characterization Contractor. Synopsys is looking for an individual to assist an established high speed mixed signal serdes team. The group provides hard IP PHY designs for ASICs. The IP is validated in test chips. Products include USB3.0, PCI express, SATA, XAUI, and Rapid I/O. The job will be focused on assisting in the validation and characterization of these test chips. This position is ideal for a new college graduate looking to get experience with silicon validation. Contract length is for approximately one year. Details

IT Business Analyst, National Frozen Foods Corp. National Frozen Foods Corp. is seeking a highly motivated individual to support our plant operations. Examples of Duties: Installation and maintenance of hardware systems and associated items; Trouble shoot problems within our systems and make recommendations for improvement; Train users on systems and procedures; Provide support for the Microsoft Office Product suite. Details

Analyst Programmer, Valley Library, Oregon State University. OSU Libraries and Press invite applications for an analyst programmer. This full time, exempt position works collaboratively with other staff on a variety of web initiatives. The primary responsibility of the position is to develop, implement and maintain applications that support the work of the OSU Libraries and Press. The position will provide programming expertise and support for a variety of library systems, mainly web and mobile web applications. Details

Software Design Engineer (Core), Hewlett-Packard. HP's Technology Development Organization is seeking experienced Software Engineers to design, develop and deliver the system software solutions associated with HP's new Sensing Business. We are looking for a highly motivated and talented software engineers to join us in pursuing this exciting opportunity for HP, working to create new solutions around innovative micro-electronic machine based sensor technology. Your responsibilities include: participating in all phases of system software product delivery including development, integration, testing, software deployment, design and interface documentation, and partner integration; maintaining clear, detailed development plans and executing against development and milestone commitments; working with software technologies from multiple sources including those licensed from 3rd parties, leveraged from other HP groups, internally developed, and outsourced development. Details

Operating Systems-Network Analyst, College of Science Information Network (COSINe), Oregon State University. The responsibilities of this position are to 1) provide web site development and management for units supported by COSINe, and 2) to assist in the support the Linux-based needs of COSINe clients including desktop support and backend services. Because of the vital nature of a professional web presence and smooth operation of backend services, this is a critical role in the COSINe unit. The Web Developer/Linux Administrator reports directly to the Lead System Administrator. Details

Software Development Engineer in Test, Digital-control.com. This individual will be an intricate part of the development process, working and coding side by side with software design engineers through the entire product lifecycle. Our SDET’s write as much (or more) code as our product developers. As an SDET you will design and write automation software, design and deploy a complex test suites and work with stakeholders to improve the quality of our products. In addition, you’ll drive testability and quality into our architectures and designs, deploy our beta products, and establish and enforce engineering standards across the organization. Details

Jobs listed through CampusPoint

  • Intermediate Software Engineer,  Vancouver
  • iOS iPad Developer, Portland
  • Developer, Portland
  • C ++ Programmer, Portland
  • IT Customer Support Manager, Beaverton
  • Business Solutions Engineer, Beaverton
  • Front End Developer, Portland

Jobs listed through LinkedIn (these are just a few of the hundreds of jobs listed)

Don’t forget to check out the AfterCollege job site, tailored especially for our EECS students. Sample jobs:

  • Information Communication & Technology Internship The ICT Intern will provide technology infrastructure and solutions in partnership with schools that enable instructional staff to focus on educating scholars. The internship is a full-time position during the summer, requiring 40 hours per week, and part-time during the spring and fall terms, requesting 15 hours per week. The position is minimally a 10 week commitment
  • Compucom | Systems Developer - C/C++, COM (Redmond, WA); PHP Developer (Seattle, WA); Software Design Engineer in Test C#, Windows Phone (Redmond, WA)
  • Good Technology | Lead Network Engineer (Seattle, WA)
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital | Application Security Analyst, Job 22349 (Palo Alto, CA)
  • National Security Agency | Intrusion Analyst Skill Development Program (1025161) (Fort George G. Meade, MD)
  • Next Step Systems | Software Development Engineer - Test (Seattle, WA)
  • Raytheon | Information System Intern (Orlando, FL); IT Leadership Development Program - ITLDP (Waltham, MA)
  • Systems Recruiters LLC | Project Manager (Seattle, WA)
  • UPM Marketing | Senior Software Developer (Beaverton, OR)
  • Ardent Technologies Inc | Software Quality Assurance Testers (Olympia, WA)
  • DeepIntel | #680 Silverlight/Windows Phone 7 App Developers (Redmond, WA)
  • eSystems Inc | Software Quality Assurance Tester(Local to WA and State Exp) (Olympia, WA)
  • IPCS | QA Tester- In person interview required (Olympia, WA)
  • Key Business Solutions, Inc. | Sr.QA tester (Olympia, WA)
  • Logistic Solutions | ecommerce (18130) (Bothell, WA)
  • Smart Computer Engineers, Inc | QA Tester (Olympia, WA)

 

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