Intel Senior Strategic Planner Memory Storage in San Jose, California

Job Description

Intel’s Programmable Solutions Group (PSG, formerly Altera) seeks a Senior Strategic Planner in Memory/Storage to drive the evolution of Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) memory solutions.

Intel is amid an exciting transformation, with a vision to extend computing and deliver programmable solutions into various aspects of your connected life. We are growing at a rapid rate in a collaborative environment by inventing new markets, new technologies, and harnessing the power and global reach of Intel’s presence and brand. Memory is a crucial enabler for the next wave of compute and acceleration, but ever-changing as novel technologies emerge creating new opportunities.

Join us - and help make a dramatic impact on next generation of programmable solutions that will shape the future for decades to come.

As a Senior Strategic Planner for you will be responsible for taking input from vertical solutions teams and decomposing the requirements into feature specifications and driving the engineering prioritization process.

This includes but is not limited to working with PSG’s strategy and marketing teams, visiting customers to gain strategic insights and directions, management of the planning schedule, analyzing feedback from a variety of data sources across Intel and translating customer requirements into specifications for the product development teams.

In this role, you will…

  • Provide Leadership – you will understand the business and technical challenges, drive decisions in a proactive, assertive manner

  • Influence – you will articulate ideas and concepts in a compelling and targeted manner to promote change

  • Demonstrate Presence and Communications – you will build and facilitate engagement and dialogue and open communication in stressful situations

  • Customer Focus – you will collaboratively interact with customers and stakeholders building strong credibility and relationships


  • 10+ years of experience in strategic roadmap planning & driving requirements or 10+ years of experience in memory system architecture

  • Experience with DRAM and SRAM memory technologies

  • Experience leading/driving new initiatives across cross functional teams

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally (10% per year)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Computer Science or related

Preferred (Additional) Qualifications

  • Technical knowledge of hyper-scale datacenter infrastructure and memory solutions for application acceleration

  • Experience in memory driven computing, emerging cache coherent initiatives/protocols, and persistent memory

  • Expertise in systems, including networking, compute, memory, and storage

  • Familiar with the latest memory technologies including DDR4, HBM, QDRIV, RLDRAM3, LPDDR4, 3D XPoint, NVDIMM, NVMe

  • Experience performing business and financial analysis on product investment proposals

  • MBA

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.

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