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Intel Networking System & Platform Researcher in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

The Infrastructure Research Lab/Telecom Systems Research (IRL/TSR) in Intel Labs is an innovative research group that works closely with Intel product groups, industry partners and academic research communities to drive technology advancements and business impacts. The group researches and prototypes advanced network system architecture to transition today's networking infrastructure onto high volume Intel Architecture (IA) based platforms through a combination of software-defined networking (SDN), network-functions (NFs) operating in virtualized or containerized orchestrated environments and new hardware extensions to IA-based platforms.

We are looking for highly motivated system and platform architects who will be responsible to analyze network architecture and platform limitations covering aspect from capacity, throughput, latency, jitter, to quality of services, when operating in scalable, high-performance, virtualized or containerized environments, and design network system architecture and platform enhancements for such environments. In this role you will be required to investigate, analyze, simulate and/or prototype proposed networking and/or platform system features and collaborate with internal and/or external partners to evaluate and bring advanced networking system design to life.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavior skills:

  • Ability to work in ambiguous technical environments

  • Problem solving skills

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum requirements:

Candidate must have a PhD degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.

+1 year of experience with:

  • Network architecture development including system analysis, problem decomposition, analysis of how network systems work

  • System software.

  • Linux, C/C++, and scripting languages like Python

Preferred requirements:

Experience of modern Intel platform architecture, including recent platform advancements in CPU microarchitecture, cache and memory including QoS, cache IO, virtualization, etc.

Protocols and device architectures (NICs, routers/switches, load balancer, NAT, firewall, etc.)

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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....