Intel GPU System Architect in Folsom, California

Job Description

Are you passionate about computer graphics and disrupting the industry with your innovation? Working with leading Engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture? Do you love collaborating with diverse teams to help achieve Best–In-Class visual experiences that enable users to immerse themselves in a new visual future? If so then our Visual and Parallel Computing Group (VPG) has opportunities for you. In VPG we deliver Intel's 3D graphics, media, display, and Parallel Computing Technology. The Architecture team within VPG defines future processor graphics engines for mobile, desktop and server platforms that will lead the market. We are looking for a GPU SoC System Architect to join our team and make a significant impact in graphics and visual computing.

In this position we need a highly motivated & experienced professional who can develop System-on-Chip level Architectures for the integration of Graphics, Media, and Display sub-systems into a range of GPU products that lead the industry in terms of performance, power, area efficiency, and time-to-market. This includes defining the requirements and architecture of SoC memory sub-systems, power delivery and management, external interfaces such as PCI Express, and other supporting IP building blocks. You will work closely with other HW and SW Architects and Micro-architects, as well as partners from HW and SW Engineering organizations, and Strategic Planning from various Intel Business Units.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and clarity in technical communications.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and lead technical projects

  • Work in cross-functional and cross-site groups.

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.

  • As the 7th largest global company in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, or Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corp.).

  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance.

  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more.


Minimum Skills/Qualifications:

You must have BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Architecture, or Electrical Engineering with at least 8 years of Hardware and Architecture experience. A Masters or Ph.D is preferred with 6 years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Solid understanding of Computer and/or Graphics Architecture

Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand out:

  • Good understanding of HW/SW modeling & simulation

  • SoC or System Architecture (Chip Architect, Platform Architect, SoC Design)

  • Communication Fabric (inter-connect)

  • Memory sub-system (Memory controller)

Are passionate about this opportunity and ready to help us create the next generation of technologies that will transform the future for decades to come? Then we encourage you to apply and be part of our team.

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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