Intel Sr. Cloud Ethernet Controller Strategic Planner in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Center Group (DCG) team as a Senior Cloud Ethernet Controller Strategic Planner!

Join Intel - and engineer the future! Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us, and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Be part of Intel's Network Planning and Marketing team and help define the next generation Ethernet controller for Cloud. In this role you will play a central role in helping Intel develop exciting new datacenter opportunities by defining Ethernet requirements for top Cloud customers. While defining the cloud Ethernet controller product, you will need to develop deep understanding of key Cloud networking requirements for Intel Server Platform, CPU's, chipsets, and develop business strategies, as well as recommend investments and partnerships to execute your vision. You will be developing deep relationship with top Cloud customers and working with various Intel stakeholders to move the ball forward.

Key job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

•Lead requirements definition for hardware and software features for future Cloud networking solutions, including networking silicon and impact to CPUs, platforms and SW.

•Develop deep understanding of top Cloud data center and network requirements.

•Evaluate new technologies and options and make recommendations.

•Manage complex feature, schedule, cost, and performance tradeoffs.

•Coordinate strategies with product planning and execution team.

•Build expert knowledge of the datacenter industry and competition.

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 Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with 9 plus years of industry experience, a Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with 6 plus years of industry experience, or a PhD in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with 4 years of industry experience.

  • 8 or more years of experience in architecture, design, and/or product management of datacenter networking or compute solutions.

  • 2 or more years of additional experience defining business strategies and technical product requirements with successful execution.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.

  • Self-starter who can identify new Cloud opportunities based on end-user needs, translate the needs into technical product requirements, and prioritize investments.

  • Deep understanding of IaaS, SaaS and Hyper-converged SaaS architecture and Cloud business models.

  • Technical knowledge of datacenter architecture and the interaction with massively scaled applications, servers, networking, and storage infrastructure.

  • Experience in Intel Architectural Planning with demonstrated knowledge of the POP process and how to successfully drive it to completion.

  • Success in leading complex, cross-organization teams to deliver business results.

  • Excellent customer communication and collaboration skills.

  • Mix of creativity and analytical business skills with a demonstrated ability to get results

  • Public speaking experience and satisfaction.

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

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