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Intel Hardware Architect in Hillsboro, Oregon

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Job Description

Develops architecture specifications and/or analyzes performance and power consumption for development of datacenter persistent memory modules and next generation products. Covers the complete semiconductor value chain for implementations of chip and memory subsystem which integrate multiple silicon and firmware components, with focus on architecture specification, standard I/O interfaces and protocols, partitioning of processing across multiple silicon components, firmware and software. Works closely with silicon and firmware engineers, software architects and persistent memory media experts. Is able to understand critical dependencies across domains which include but not limited to software, firmware, silicon components, relevant I/O interfaces and protocols standards. Conducts or participates in multidisciplinary research in the design, development, testing and utilization of information processing hardware and/or electrical components, mechanisms, materials, and/or circuitry, processes, packaging, and cabinetry for central processing units (CPUs) and/or peripheral equipment. Prepares specifications, evaluates vendors, and analyzes benchmark and test reports. Collaborates with validation teams to ensure that products conform to standards and specifications. Develops plans and cost estimates and assesses projects to analyze risk. Develops procedures, analysis and design for computer components, products, and systems. Initiates, guides, and coordinates overall design and development of new ideas and products. Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment. Collaborates with multiple engineering teams and stakeholders, who may spread across multiple sites, effectively. Communicates verbally and in writing effectively. Demonstrates great teamwork, flexibility, resiliency and “can do” attitude.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience in computer architecture, CPU and/or peripheral components architecture and design, memory and storage subsystem architecture and design, architecture design and development of an integrated system or subsystem which includes processors and/or interface controllers, additional peripheral components, high speed I/O interfaces, firmware and software APIs.

  • 5+ years’ experience of DDR4, DDR5, PCIe and other high speed I/O interface technologies and protocol specifications, RAS techniques for systems and memory subsystems, power management, ACPI, DFX techniques are additional advantages.

  • 5+ years’ experience in designing, developing architecture specifications, testing and debug of systems and silicon components is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Engineering or equivalent

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, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara

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