Intel Software Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

Are you passionate about computer graphics and disrupt the industry with your innovation? Working with leading 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 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 GPU, and Parallel Computing Technology. The Architecture team is within VPG 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 looking for a Software Engineer to join our team and who is ready to make significant impact in the graphics and visual computing.

As a Software Engineer you will help us with the following responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing multiple aspects of graphics software, display driver development and simulation environment development.

  • Work with various partners to enhance and improve graphics performance on upcoming processor graphics devices by analyzing performance issues in software drivers and applications, implementing software performance improvements, and recommending future hardware & software improvements.

  • Provide internal and external feedback to implement upcoming graphics features in yet to be released OSes to ensure our hardware and software will function and perform as expected on next generation platforms as well as designing/developing/implementing graphics system level software for future platforms.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Ability to work independently and define next-steps and objectives

  • A desire and ability to commit and deliver in a fast paced environment

  • Strong communications skills and ability to work as part of a team

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.

If you are passionate about this opportunity and ready to help us create the next generation of technologies that will transfer the future for decades to come? If so then we encourage you to apply and be part of our team.


Minimum Skills and Experience that we are looking for:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering or related field with 3 + years industry. A Master's degree is preferred with 2+ years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Strong programming background in C, C++, both in development and debugging

  • Proficient with Microsoft and Linux development tools and environments

  • Fundamental understanding of good software design practices and object programming

  • Software testing automation methods

  • Software testing and test methodology functional, integration, regression, performance, quality

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of computer hardware and software architecture

  • Familiarity with graphics 3D, media, imaging and display concepts

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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