Internship - Drive Feature Development Team


Shakopee, MN, US

Job ID:  8889

About our group:



The Advanced Recording Systems (ARS) Team develops highly complex technical solutions that enable Hard Disc Drive Capacity growth to record levels.   The team works with Seagate Research, Product Development, Design Centers, and Component centers around the world to stage new technology used in both legacy Perpendicular and state-of-the-art Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR) Hard Disk drives, with emphasis on magnetic write & read processes, channel electronics, and error recovery. 


About the role - you will:


  • Perform DOE, data analysis, and hands on lab measurements.  
  • Learn the basics of optimizing complex systems, product development, and what goes into advanced technology staging at a leading technology company

About you:


  • Have Technical skills working in labs in science and engineering
  • Excellent experimentalist
  • Passionate learner and can work in self-directed manner
  • You are inquisitive on how things work and why and enjoy solving problems
  • Exceptional communication skills and work well with others

Your experience includes:



  • You have hands on experience working with Oscilloscopes, Electronics, and other lab equipment
  • Working well with others in a team environment
  • Coding skills in C+, Python, and or Matlab
  • Working on PhD in STEM



Our Shakopee campus is located 25 minutes southwest of Minneapolis in a setting with a rural vibe – it overlooks a horse racing track and stables, yet it has great entertainment venues close by as well. With wide-open spaces, the campus has plenty of space for running, biking, shooting some hoops or playing volleyball over lunch. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, tournaments and group workouts.


Location: Shakopee, United States
Travel: None

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