Intel Senior Network Hardware Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Center Group (DCG) as a Senior Network Hardware Engineer!

The Senior Network Engineer is part of Intel's Network Products Operation NPO within the Connectivity Group CG and will lead the board hardware development and validation of optical and copper Network Interface board products. These products, and the support Intel provides, generate profits and are key to the success of the current and next generation Intel platforms for major OEMs and Cloud customers. In this role, you will use Intel developed high speed Ethernet controller components (10/25/40/100G+) and FPGAs, to design leading edge network adapters to be used in data centers across the world. You will interact with various functions, including product architects, silicon developers, software and customer facing engineers.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

The Data Center Group (DCG) drives new products technologies from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems for enterprise and the cloud, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices. The group is a worldwide organization that develops the products and technologies that power nine of every 10 servers sold worldwide.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree, plus 6 years of industry work experience, Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree, plus 4 years of industry work experience, or a PhD in Electrical Engineering or related degree, plus 2 years of industry work experience.

  • 6 plus years of experience designing, debugging and bringing to production circuit boards containing PCI express and high-speed Ethernet interfaces - 1/10/25/40/100G+.

  • 6 plus years of experience designing Ethernet physical layer interfaces to be specification regulatory compliant- fiber, copper and backplane.

  • 6 plus years of experience working with Cadence Allegro.

  • 4 plus years of experience creating clear complete documentation board hardware specifications, test methodology, test plans, and test reports.

  • 6 plus years of experience debugging at the circuit board level using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, network and spectrum analyzers, and other relevant lab equipment.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or higher preferred.

  • 6 years of experience with DFM/DFT, especially Intel's version, US and international regulatory requirements.

  • 4 years of experience designing board products with PCIe gen3+.

  • Project experience identifying deliverables, representing HW schedules, and regularly communicating status.

  • Ability to work and contribute in a cross-functional product team - marketing, manufacturing, customer support, test, etc.

  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills.

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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