Intel System-SOC Security Architect in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description

This Security Architect works in Intel’s Scalable Performance (CPU) Development Group (SDG) which develops datacenter, cloud computing, communication infrastructure and intelligent connected device platforms. This position is responsible for securing the future of Intel’s data center and communication products. This role covers security on an architectural level and implementation level. The Security Architect collaborates with our global engineering teams and works on architecture definition for security features, research into security related topics, and more. The role is responsible for writing specifications, analyzing and reviewing the security stance of product design and implementation, with focus on hardware and firmware.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Define SOC security requirements, architecture, features and specification.

  • Define security mechanisms used in hardware, firmware, software protocols, etc.

  • Perform risk assessment including threat modeling and planned mitigations.

  • Define technologies required for next generation security architecture and working collaboratively with HW and SW organizations to bring to fruition.

  • Perform implementation reviews (RTL, firmware code)

  • Employ security engineering know-how and provide mentorship on secure design and coding to engineering and marketing teams.

  • Take part in all phases of Secure Development Life-cycle (SDL), including secure design review, security requirements definition, and audits.

  • Participate in and lead client meetings revolving around security topics

  • Support System Architect for technical interface to customers and to the product development and validation teams.

  • Explore and analyze the state of the art in embedded security, specify innovative and disruptive security solutions and be involved in intellectual property processes in the field of security.


Required Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or other related field of study.

  • Prior experience (6+years with a BS or 4+ years with MS) of experience in security product development.

  • Experience with cryptographic algorithms, protocols and standards.

  • Prior experience in performing HW/SW threat analysis and security/risk analysis.

  • Experience with access control architectures, virtualization technologies, security aspects of SOC (System on a Chip) debug and trace architectures.

  • Knowledge of computer architecture: CPU, SOC, chipsets, BIOS, firmware, drivers, and others.

  • Knowledge of hardware, software, and firmware common security methodologies and their interactions.

  • Proven track record of architecting, designing, and delivering security solutions.

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 10+ years of experience in the design, development, and delivery of leading edge, high performance CPUs and SOCs.

  • Experience working with geographically dispersed development teams.

  • Experience collaborating across multiple organizations to deliver a product.

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin

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