Intel Research Scientist in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Intel is seeking motivated researchers in the area of parallel and distributed computing research applied towards high performance computing and machine learning. This is a full-time position with the Extreme Scale Computing team.

This team researches new algorithms, architectures, and approaches to address the most challenging compute- and data-intensive applications. We are focused on delivering new Intel software and hardware technologies that will transform

the enterprise and technical computing experience. We work in close collaboration with leading academic and industry partners to accomplish our mission.

In this position, you will be responsible for conceiving, researching, and prototyping new parallel and distributed computing algorithms and frameworks, with special emphasis on machine learning and graph analytics, and you will develop relevant software and hardware technologies with the goal of converting these into products and fueling Intel's growth.

You will use your strong knowledge of scientific principles to identify and research promising technologies typically 3-5 years prior to product development. This requires a good understanding of state-of-the-art techniques in parallel computing, machine learning, distributed computing, optimization of algorithms, and bench-marking, along with a strong understanding of computer architecture.

You are expected to maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, and contribute regularly to scientific literature and the research community at-large.

You may also participate in the development

of intellectual property.

Behavioral traits needed for this position:

You must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work in a demanding team-oriented environment.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD or MSc in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a relevant discipline

  • 1+ year of experience in the development of parallel and distributed computing algorithms and/or frameworks

  • 1+ year of experience in parallel programming

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in research related to high-performance sparse computations e.g., graphs, matrices, or tensors.

  • Experience in research related to machine learning, optimization, or a related topic.

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;US, Massachusetts, Hudson;US, Texas, Austin

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