Intel Senior Manager ARM CPU Subsystem in San Jose, California

Job Description

This position will be responsible for the complete development of a device using an ARM CPU subsystem. The candidate will lead a team which will create specifications and support the integration of a Hard-IP ARM Core in a new platform. In this highly visible role, the candidate will work with various internal and external teams to make sure the most optimal configuration for the ARM Subsystem is selected. Other responsibilities for this position are development and maintenance of complex IP cores like PCIe PCS as well as support for customers on integrating the ARM CPU in their designs.

Essential Functions

  • Create complete specifications for the ARM CPU subsystem platform; this includes clearrequirements to the implementation team and tracking of open items

  • Define usage model for the customers once the product is completed; this includes specifications forthe SW-API and development of soft IPs to simplify access to all ARM CPU features and peripherals

  • Drive integration of the ARM CPU Subsystem in the array including definition of the area,layout of IP as well as requirements for connectivity of the IP to the fabric

  • Define and drive development of Hard IP peripherals for the ARM CPU Subsystem like PCIe or DDR4;work with the implementation team to achieve maximum required speed with minimal area and latency

  • Create various FW prototype functions to help customers develop code for the ARM CPU

  • Develop complete tutorials from RTL to GDSII with various use cases of the ARM CPU Subsystems leveraging internal tools flow

  • Define all ARM Subsystem power domains and provide detailed specifications to theimplementation team for power management strategies

  • Develop, validate and implement complex IPs in the devices like PCIe PCS

  • Evaluate and propose improvements to the next generation devices supporting optimal implementation for latest IP trends in the industry used for Machine Learning or Blockchain


  • Detail Oriented

  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication skills

  • Strong Architecture and Leadership Skills

  • Strong Collaboration skills

  • Strong Automation and Scripting Development Skills (PERL, TCL or Python)

  • Strong Design Development Skills (Verilog, System Verilog or VHDL)

  • Expertise in chip design flow

  • Passion for technology, commitment to driving results and a keen eye for details

  • Self-starter that can manage multiple projects with time sensitive deadlines simultaneously

  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal skills.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional technical environment. This role routinely uses standard office

equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.


Up to 20% travel is expected for this position.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of

activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • 10+ years of semiconductor experience

  • ARM CPU SubSystem experience

  • BSEE or related degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSEE or related degree is a plus

  • 15+ years of ARM CPU SubSystem experience

  • Experience building and leading an engineering team

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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....

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 Recruiter....