Summer Internship - Information Technology Research Analyst



Information Technology Research Analyst (Summer internship)


Summary of Position

This is a temporary position for summer 2018; expected duration is 10-12 weeks.  This position will perform research, collect and compile data; and report on manufacturers, products, and architectures related to non-volatile storage (NVS) technologies. 

Essential Job Requirements

Perform open source literature searches of NVS manufacturers, products, and technologies.  Research targets include electro-mechanical hard disk drives, solid state drives, thumb drives, optical drives, network attached storage (NAS) appliances, storage area network (SAN) appliances, and cloud storage.

·         Identify and document manufacturers and products, and compile results in an MS Excel spreadsheet. 

·         Document, describe, and compare direct access storage, NAS, and SAN.  Explain data flows.  Create data flow diagrams

·         Research, document, and evaluate redundant array of independent disks (RAID) arrangements and controller technology

·         Research, document, and evaluate interface adapters that perform protocol conversion

·         Research, document, and describe the current state of the art in cloud storage and potential uses for cloud storage


Required Education 

60 hours credit toward BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or comparable discipline

Preferred experience

US Government or military experience

Market research experience

Required Skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Proficiency with internet search engines and web browsers (MS Edge/Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome)

Ability to understand and create data flow diagrams

Equipment Used

Office computer and MS Office

Security Clearance

US citizenship required; no clearance

Accepting resumes till May 1, 2018.

Applicants that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered for the position.

Please send a resume to e-mail, or call 210.822.8712 for other accommodations.  X Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.