Intel Principle Engineer - SoC Micro-Architect in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Principal Engineers at Intel are active technical leaders inside and outside the company. Activities include participation in major industry and academic conferences, voting membership in international standards committees, generation of patents and technical papers.


The candidate will work closely with various stakeholders internally and externally to identify key value vectors and solution requirements for next-generation server, network, and storage systems.

  • You will engage directly Intel's planning team to understand their needs, the alignment to DCG/NPG roadmap and determine how DSD can leverage its engineering expertise to develop the product.

  • You will translate system level needs into product requirements and collaborate with Intel's engineering team to drive processor, network, and storage silicon advancements.

  • You will also generate/provide input on RFQ's for external customer designs.

  • You will need to be able to synthesize a tremendous amount of information from brilliant people, prioritize their requests, connect requirements to workloads and opportunities, evaluate and model financial scenarios, and align recommendations to achieve multiple product and business objectives.


  • A Masters or PhD of Engineering degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering

  • VLSI Engineering, with expertise and experience of more than 10+ years in Intel and/or industry in the SOC Architecture/uArchitecture/Product Design.

  • Excellent understanding of System/Platform Architecture, Circuits, logic design, transistor and interconnect technology, convergence process and proven track record on bringing products to market.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills ability to communicate with customers & senior management

  • Data-driven decision making and balanced approach to enable business objectives

  • Risk management

  • Self-starter, self-motivator, great problem solving skills and a passion for continuous improvement systems and improving overall design/group efficiency.

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.

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Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.