Ciena (3939 N 1st Freet, San Jose, CA 95134)

Sr. Software Manager: Senior software manager manages a group of engineers to build next generation software to provide functionality needed for 5G, FiberDeep infrastructure. In addition, this software also addresses servicer provider network function virtualization needs. Provide technical leadership, thought leadership, manage team of highly talented engineering team, manager project deliverables, provide support to product management team and product support team.

Description: During job shadow day students will be given a brief presentation of Ciena Corporation, specifically packet software division, Company culture and values. Includes a lab tour. Students will get to meet various local leaders covering different aspects of the product (development, testing, product marketing, project management, IT and lab team). Students will have ample opportunities to ask Q&A. If desired can eat lunch with local team.

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Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 8 7 1 Open

IBM (555 Bailey Ave, San Jose CA 95141)

Data Science Experience Software Developer: As a developer of IBM Data Science Experience (IBM DSX) local platform for data scientists, I am responsible for integrating various analytic tools of IBM into the platform for ease of data preparation and model building and scoring. Students attending IBM SVL will meet in the host in the lobby followed by a brief introduction to SVL. Afterwards, they will be split to shadow their individual hosts. They then get to enjoy lunch from IBM Cafeteria. The shadow day will end with a tour the IBM SVL facility.

Description: 1. Welcome and Lab Video 2. Introduction to host 3. Shadow host 4. Lunch 5 Lab tour 6. Q and A

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Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 1 1 Open

Savioke (125 South Market Street Suite 700 San Jose, CA 951)

Robotic Technician: As ROBOTICS TECHNICIANS our responsibility is for producing and maintaining all current and future Relay. We provide service installations for new robots along with software and hardware troubleshooting for those in-field.

Description: All students attending Savioke will get a brief tour of our office and a demonstration of Relay, our service robot. Then they will all meet with the CEO for a company overview. Afterwards they will be splitting up by the particular job shadow. You will be meeting with our 3 robot technicians. You will experience bringing up a robot to function, running some tests and getting a chance to control the robot with your phone. In addition to seeing some full sub-assemblies, you will get a chance to do some test deliveries.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Students might be asked to sign a NDA (non-disclosure agreement). *****Please note this is not on the regular Job Shadow day, but on Thursday!****

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Thursday, March 21 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2 1 1 Open

VMWare (3401 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA)

Sr. R&D Manager: Sr. R&D Manager from VMWare Cloud Platform Business Unit, managing a core development team to delivery VMware Cloud on AWS. Our team culture is built on VMWare's EPIC2 Values: execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community.

Description: Come see how VMware works with our partners to deliver cloud infrastructure technology and products to our customers. You will attend meeting with my team, tour the VMware campus, and learn about how we help partners to integrate with our products.

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Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. 2 1 1 Open

Advantest (3061 Zanker Road, San Jose)

R&D: Marketing Specialist

Description: 9am-10am orientation and tour 10:00 am – 10:15 am: Overview of R&D – Why it matters 10:15 am – 10:35 am: Tour hardware labs 10:35-10:45am Break (10mins) 10:45 am – 11:05 am: Understand capital requirements for operation – How money is used to create value 11:05 am - 11:25 am: Outline process for product development – Product Lifecycle 11:25-11:35am Break (10mins) 11:35 am – 12:00 pm: Degrees and Experience – What’s the difference and why it matters 12:00pm: Lunch in La Jolla 12:20-12:50pm: Industry Presentation (30 mins) Presentation on semiconductor industry as a whole and hi-tech programs available for students 12:50-1:10pm: Wrap Up (20 mins) Students and mangers share their experiences, group photo 1:30pm: Departure All students are picked up in the lobby after returning badges

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Monday, March 18 8:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 4 4 0 Closed

BAE Systems (6331 San Ignacio Ave. San Jose, CA 95119)

Senior Principal Engineer: Modeling and Simulation

Description: Presentation, Q&A. Maybe a lab tour.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Bring pictured student ID. No foreign students. Those who hold the greed card will need to bring the greed card. US citizens are fine, not need to bring passport.

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Monday, March 18 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5 5 0 Closed

Blume Global (7901 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 400 Pleasanton, CA 94588)

Sr. Vice President, Research and Development: Manage Development of Blume Global Supply chain applications.

Description: 1.An introduction to global supply chains and details on how enterprises move goods globally? 2.Experience a startup environment 3.Meet leaders from different departments 4.More TBD

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The entrance is right next to elevators on 4th floor.

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Monday, March 18 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 5 5 0 Closed

Broadcom Inc. (280 Innovation Drive, San Jose, CA 95134)

Sr. Director, Engineering: Manage an engineering team to design, implement, and support broadband communication products for consumer premises products.

Description: Students will first meet with host to understand what we do. This will be followed by a lab tour. They then meet with some engineers of various disciplines to observe their work. To conclude the day, students will again meet with host to summarize the day.

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 25, 2019 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 6 6 0 Closed

Cisco Systems Inc. (Cisco Building 22 821 Alder Dr Milpitas, CA 95035)

Product Manager: Cisco Product Managers are responsible for increasing Cisco's market share, revenue, and profitability by developing and executing integrated marketing strategies and programs, from product launch through end-of-life.

Description: Brief introduction / history of Cisco Q&A #1 Join an engineering meeting Lab tour Q&A #2 EBC (Executive Briefing Center) tour

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Monday, March 18 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 3 3 0 Closed

Foxconn / Mexus Solutions (10121 Miller Avenue, Suite 102, Cupertino, CA 95014)

Product Design Project Manager/ Mechanical Engineer: Project manager for the Product Design team of the Digital Phone Business Group. Focus on the design, manufacturing, and assembly process of consumer electronics, specifically Apple devices.

Description: Visit the Foxconn office and see the work environment. Learn about the product design cycle and the journey to mass production. Pick the mind of a Foxconn engineer.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Non-Disclosure Agreement filled out on site by the students

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Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - noon 2 2 0 Closed

Google Inc. (1950 Charleston Road, Mountain View, CA 94043)

Software Engineer: I work on deep learning and natural language generation as part of the Google Assistant team at Google. Our goal is to create the world of Star Trek, where we interact with our computers by simply talking to them. My job consists of equal parts science, engineering, invention, leadership, and diplomacy.

Description: We'll start off the day with a tour around Google, then come back to meet some of the people that work on natural language generation and machine translation. We'll spend some time talking about different jobs at a company like Google, what it's like to be an engineer, how products get built, and how something you find particularly interesting works, for example Google Home. We'll also potentially work on a small project to help our products improve their ability to carry on natural conversations.

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

IBM (555 Bailey Avenue, San Jose, CA - 95141)

Sr. Data Scientist & Program Director: Responsible for getting Client Feedback Program/NPS and how we use that data to design new products/processes. This also includes helping enterprise customers to successfully use IBM Products. Students attending IBM SVL will meet in the host in the lobby followed by a brief introduction to SVL. Afterwards, they will be split to shadow their individual hosts. They then get to enjoy lunch from IBM Cafeteria. The shadow day will end with a tour the IBM SVL facility

Description: 1. Welcome and Lab Video 2. Introduced to hosts 3. Shadow the hosts 4. Lunch 5. Lab tour 6. Q&A

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

IBM (555 Bailey Ave, San Jose CA 95141)

Internal Cloud Systems Administrator: As a DevIT Systems Administrator, my role is to address issues that IBM users have with using the cloud environment that my team supports. Students attending IBM SVL will meet in the host in the lobby followed by a brief introduction to SVL. Afterwards, they will be split to shadow their individual hosts. They then get to enjoy lunch from IBM Cafeteria. The shadow day will end with a tour the IBM SVL facility.

Description: 1. Welcome and Lab Video 2. Introduction to host 3. Shadow host 4. Lunch 5 Lab tour 6. Q and A

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

IBM (555 Bailey Avenue, San Jose CA 95141)

Product technical support Engineer: As a technical support specialist for IBM Guardium product, I work with customers who have issues with their Guardium appliance. On a daily basis, I may host WebEx sessions with customers, respond to customers questions through our IBM ticketing system, or research bugs. Students attending IBM SVL will meet in the host in the lobby followed by a brief introduction to SVL. Afterwards, they will be split to shadow their individual hosts. They then get to enjoy lunch from IBM Cafeteria. The shadow day will end with a tour the IBM SVL facility.

Description: 1. Welcome and Lab Video 2. Introduction to host 3. Shadow host 4. Lunch 5 Lab tour 6. Q and A

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

IBM (555 Bailey Ave, San Jose CA 95141)

Watson AI Openscale software developer : As a developer in IBM Watson AI Openscale project, I am working on implementing various micro-services for model deployment and data analytics. I use a variety of design artifacts to design, prototype and implement software components and systems to meet the indicated requirements. Students attending IBM SVL will meet in the host in the lobby followed by a brief introduction to SVL. Afterwards, they will be split to shadow their individual hosts. They then get to enjoy lunch from IBM Cafeteria. The shadow day will end with a tour the IBM SVL facility.

Description: 1. Welcome and Lab Video 2. Introduction to host 3. Shadow host 4. Lunch 5 Lab tour 6. Q and A

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

Intel Corp. (3600 Juliette Lane Building SC12 Santa Clara, CA 95054)

Engineering Manager: Manage a small group of engineers to design CPUs.

Description: Students will attend meetings and meet people. Students will follow Engineering Manager around for most of the day to get a sense of what engineers do.

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Monday, March 18 8:45 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

Keysight Technologies (Keysight Technologies 5301 Stevens Creek Blvd. Santa Clara, CA 95051)

R&D Integrating Manager: I manage the Over-the-Air and Photonics Test research programs in Keysight’s central research laboratories.

Description: To begin, the students would visit with me in my cubicle, and I can give them an overview of the companies businesses and customers. I’ll then pass them to a sequence of R&D engineers on my team who will show them demos in our laboratories of the kinds of work that we do (lasers, oscilloscopes, etc.) and talk about careers in engineering. I’m confident we can host a student for half a day, and with enough interest from the engineers on site, perhaps even longer...

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Monday, March 18 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 3 3 0 Closed

Savioke (125 South Market Street Suite 700 San Jose, CA 95113)

VP of Operations: I am responsible for the entire process of getting our robot built through end-of-life. This includes ordering parts, building the robot, installing the robot, servicing the robot and pulling it out from a location when it is no longer neeed.

Description: All students attending Savioke will get a brief tour of our office and a demonstration of Relay, our service robot. Then they will all meet with the CEO for a company overview. Afterwards they will be splitting up by the particular job shadow. In production the students will see the process that we use and the complexity that is needed to make the robot. I will show students how this is done by scheduling a plan of action as well as the service aspect. This means when a customer calls with an issue, using our tools that are available to help resolve their issue.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Students might be asked to sign a NDA (non-disclosure agreement). *****Please note this is not on the regular Job Shadow day, but on Thursday!****

Date Time Total Slots Slots Taken Slots Left Status
Thursday, March 21st, 2019 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

Savioke, Inc. (125 South Market Street Suite 700 San Jose, CA 95113)

Electrical Engineer: The Engineer role is broadly responsible for translating customer requirements into physical products. As an Electronic Engineer, I am responsible for design, implementation and testing of the product's electronics.

Description: All students attending Savioke will get a brief tour of our office and a demonstration of Relay, our service robot. Then they will all meet with the CEO for a company overview. Afterwards they will be splitting up by the particular job shadow. Some things they might see could include: The design process from requirements to parts selection, Electronic circuit design and implementation, and/or Testing. Most likely he will just show students how to make a robot move!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Students might be asked to sign a NDA (non-disclosure agreement). *****Please note this is not on the regular Job Shadow day, but on Thursday!****

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Thursday, March 21st, 2019 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. 2 2 0 Closed

Uber (555 Market St San Francisco, CA 94105)

iOS Software Engineer: Design and implement features across Uber’s iOS apps.

Description: Observation, tour, meet others in the company, Q&A

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Monday, March 18 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 5 5 0 Closed

VMware, Inc. (3401 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA)

Director of Partner Engineering Programs: Director of Partner Engineering Programs: I manage a team of engineering program managers and certification development engineers. We deliver the development and testing tools needed by VMware’s technical partner companies to integrate their products with VMware's products. Our partners include Dell EMC, HPE, Palo Alto Networks, Checkpoint, Arista,, Trend Micro, and Lenovo

Description: Come see how VMware works with our partners to deliver cloud infrastructure technology and products to our customers. You will attend my staff meeting with my team, tour the VMware campus, and learn about how we help partners to integrate with our products. 10:30 Arrive on the VMware Campus 11:00 Lab tour 12:00 Lunch / Campus tour 1:00 Meet my Staff 2:00 A Day in the Life of a Software Architect 5:00 Debrief on the Day

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Monday, March 18 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. 4 4 0 Closed

Walmart Labs (680 West California Avenue Sunnyvale, CA 94086)

Vice President of Infrastructure Engineering: Head of all infrastructure at Walmart.com including software and reliability. Ensure the reliability of walmart.com.

Description: Students will tour Walmart's Infrastructure Lab, talk to the Software Engineering Group, Infrastructure Group, and Reliability Group and sit in on a panel discussion with recent college graduates. We are hoping to help students by giving view into these jobs. That may help in their collage major.

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Monday, March 18 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 18 18 0 Closed

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