Intel Power Estimation Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

Are you passionate in computer graphics? Working with leading graphics hardware engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture? Do you love collaborating with a diverse teams to help achieve Best –In- Class visual experiences that enable uses to immerse themselves in a new visual future? Then our Visual and Parallel Computing Group (VPG) has opportunities for you. VPG delivers Intel's 3D graphics, media, display GPU, and Parallel Computing Technology. The Hardware team is within VPG and we design and validate the future Processor Graphics engines for mobile, desktop and server platforms that will lead the graphics market in power and performance.

Intel's integrated graphic solutions are already used by millions of people every day, changing the way the world sees is unprecedented ways. And we're just getting started. We're looking for a Power Estimation Engineer to join our team and who is ready to make significant impact in the graphics and visual computing. This position is at the forefront of Intel's next generation media development. In this position, you will utilize all your talents to do the power estimation work of the latest best Intel media Quick Sync technology and design.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to one or more of the following aspects of the design flow:

  • Responsible for running power estimation tools and working with other logic designers to ensure power targets are met as per project guidelines

  • Running functional tests to capture activity windows, using power estimation tools to gather power numbers for all functional blocks, and driving design changes to ensure the power targets are met

  • Power estimation and analysis work performed for both IDLE and active power test cases

There are very few hardware design teams in the world that build these parallel GPU products that are re-shaping the computing and data center world. This is your opportunity to be in the center of the development of the next generation of these products!

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong leadership in driving execution across different functional team

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

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 that we are looking for:

You should have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related discipline and industry experience with minimum 3 years of related work experience.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Basic knowledge of computer system architecture

  • Solid understanding of digital electronics and logic design

  • Experience with Verilog, System Verilog

  • Prior experience in power estimation work including tool knowledge such as Power Artist or PTPX

Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand out:

  • Media codec standard knowledge is a plus

If you 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.

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