Intel Infrastructure Architect in Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description

Intel is looking for a talented Infrastructure Architect to join our Saffron cognitive analytics team in the New Technology Group. The candidate selected will work on proof of concepts, pilots and implementations.

Candidates should be able to work with customers to understand their data, their current analytic capabilities and future analytic requirements. Candidate would be able to work in remote environment or travel to customer site. Must be able and willing to manage up to 50% domestic and/or international travel.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Understand customer's business opportunities and challenges specific to an industry: Financial, Issue and Defects , Government... Etc.

  • Define implementation plans, data schema designs and data integration plans within the customer environment.

  • Work with customers in the delivery of proof of concept, pilots and implementations of Saffron's analytic platform and products.

  • Engage with Saffron's data scientists and development teams as required to ensure successful implementation of the Saffron platform within a customer's environment.

  • Participate with the sales and presales team to help analyze and quantify a customer's business requirements and technical use case objectives ultimately creating an implementation design to meet customers' needs.

  • Participate with sales and presales to estimate implementation task time frames, quality and quantity of resources required for a successful implementation.

  • Size and recommend HW for solutions delivery.

  • Work with Customer IT Dept to address implementation plans and requirements.

  • Collaborate with geographically diverse teams to ensure success project delivery

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Ability to work in client facing roles and be the single point of contact for technical activities.

  • Ability to switch among multiple projects in short periods of time and sometimes support multiple simultaneous projects.

  • Be able to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Able to work well individually as well as in a highly collaborative team.

  • Demonstrated interest in learning new technologies.

  • Self-motivated and autonomous.


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MS degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or any related field with background in Data Analytics and in enterprise hardware architecture design.

Minimum 6 months of experience in the following:

  • Linux server administration preferably Red Hat or Centos.

  • AWS Environment.

  • ETL experience, e.g., Custom, Pentaho, Talend and/or commercial ETL products.

  • Experience with Docker

  • Development/Test experience with Java.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge / Experience with:

  • Skilled in problem solving, troubleshooting, and analysis of algorithms.

  • Data Science background and understanding.

  • Production implementation of one or more of RDBMS-based OLTP, RDBMS-based Data Warehouse or NoSQL-based systems.

  • MapReduce or Hadoop-based analytic systems.

  • Hardware and Server management and deployment.

  • Virtualization technologies and management.

  • Developer-level experience with modern linux distributions.

  • Application and system performance analysis and optimization.

  • Application and system-level security.

  • Experience reading/writing CSV, JSON, XML, Other Structured and Unstructured data

  • Experience with NLP

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs, the New Business Initiatives group (NBI), the Perceptual Computing Group and the New Devices Group (NDG). Additionally, New Devices Group and the New Business Initiatives group were combined into the New Business Group (NBG) which nests into NTG.

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