Intel Functions as a Service FaaS Software Architect in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Distributed Cloud and Software Defined Data Center is dramatically changing with new innovations from the major cloud providers.

Automation, Event Driven Computing, Micro-services and function orchestration is changing the way data center infrastructure is consumed. Couple these innovations with the ability to disaggregate infrastructure components in Rack Scale and Pod Scale design solution within Intel, it is clear that we will see a revolution in data center infrastructure in the next five years.

Intel Data Center Group seeks a lead architect to drive Function as a Service FaaS & Serverless Architecture solutions and innovations.

The candidate will be responsible to lead software architects to drive and deliver the following:

  • Define and drive the Function as a Service solution software architecture

  • Define and drive innovations around hardware and software to deploy best in class FaaS

  • Define and drive event-driven, instantly scalable, micro services along with monitoring, service assurance, and billing infrastructure

  • Garner insights from telemetry and workloads, use machine learning and AI methods to drive continuous composition of pod scale heterogeneous infrastructure to maximize performance and TCO

  • Create an architecture to seamlessly integrate with industry leading FaaS ecosystem as well as define and drive additional improvement to the FaaS working groups and ecosystems

  • Drive requirements into silicon, platforms and systems.


  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

  • At least 5 years of experience architecting cloud scale software solutions

  • Demonstrated experience in Function as a Service infrastructure and deployments

  • Experience with AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, Apache OpenWhisk, Microsoft Azure Functions

  • Demonstrated experience with in modern day DevOps tools

  • Deep working knowledge with data center scale software infrastructure including Orchestration Kubernetes, Open Stack, etc. and Micro-services Docker Containers, etc.

  • Deep understanding of processor, memory, storage, network, acceleration and I/O technologies

  • Deep understanding of Software Defined Networking and Software Defined Storage

  • Good understanding for TCO metrics for FaaS and ability to positively influence changes to reduce TCO

  • Working knowledge and experience with distributed software development tools such as Kafka, Cassandra, etc.Knowledge in Data Analytics and Machine Learning technologies

  • Hands on ability to code to create proof of concepts etc.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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