Intel Graphics Performance 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 leading employees to achieve their best? Then our Visual Technologies Team VTT has opportunities for you. In VTT, we are passionate about delivering Best-in-Class visual experiences that enable users to immerse themselves in a new visual future. The Architecture team is within VTT and we define future processor graphics engines for mobile, desktop and server platforms that will lead the graphics market in power and performance. We are seeking for a Graphics Performance Architect to join our team. In this position you will work closely with Graphics architects, software engineering, and simulator experts. You will develop graphics, media, display & imaging solutions for a range of platforms from traditional PC clients to high end data center servers. Our development environment is dynamic and fast-moving, passionate about high-quality results, frequently entailing multiple projects under concurrent development. You will be encouraged to take informed risks, to continuously seek useful design innovations and process improvements, and to have fun while doing so.

You will help us with the following responsibilities but not be limited to

  • You will work on characterization of various workloads, identification of system bottlenecks, development and modeling of features and configurations that improve power/performance while meeting platform constraints source code development, review and maintenance C/C++ unit and system level test and verification.

  • You also will assess the performance and efficiency of our new capabilities versus our previous products and versus our competition on a range of 3D Graphics workloads from benchmarks and real game scenes using various API OpenGL, Microsoft DX, Apple Metal, Vulkan.

  • Ensures platform and its components have the best performance and power balance specifically focusing on graphics hardware components.

  • Research and development of next generation platform designs to continually improve the performance.

  • Conducts system analysis on proprietary and competition platforms, develops advanced hardware tuning and overclocking.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Possess strong teamwork, problem-solving and abilities to work with different geographical locations

  • Strong attention to technical detail and analytical skills

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 and experience we would like to see you have:

Bachelors in Computer Science or related field with 7+ years of experience with industry experience. A Masters with 5+ years of industry experience is preferred.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Deep knowledge of 3D graphics and GPGPU pipeline.

  • Good knowledge of algorithms, APIs and programming techniques used in 3D games

  • Strong C/C++ programming skills

  • Experience with simulation tools and environments SystemC, SimuLink, ModelSim

Preferred Skills and Experience that will make you stand out

  • SoC & Platform level knowledge is plus

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? If so 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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance..