Intel Power Analysis and Optimization Engineer in Austin, Texas

Job Description

In this position, you will be a member of the Atom CPU Power team in Intel's IA Cores Group.

You will be interacting with multiple partners and will be responsible for all aspects of CPU power analysis and optimization.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Workload power analysis and characterization

  • Development of flows to enable efficient and accurate power analysis

  • Collaboration with cross functional teams to:

  • Provide power targets to design teams

  • Define power rollup and convergence methodology

  • Identify opportunities for power optimization in existing design

  • Identify new power saving features, define power optimization solutions

  • Drive these optimizations into current and next-generation Atom CPUs.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree, with a minimum of 6 years of experience in digital design

  • 2+ years' experience required on dynamic and leakage power estimation and reduction at architecture/RTL/block synthesis and circuit design level

  • Strong chip/CPU level understanding required on power consumption, power estimation and low power design methods.

  • Broad understanding of the overall CPU architecture

  • Automation skills in PERL and/or TCL and/or Shell* is required.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Excellent cross-functional communication and/or interaction skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with power estimation tools, such as PrimeTime-PX, and Power Artist, is an advantage

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.

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