Intel AI Performance Architecture Modeling Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Intel’s Artificial Intelligence Product Group is currently looking for Hardware Modeling Architect Engineers and AI Hardware Architects to help drive the next generation of AI hardware. We are seeking HW engineers with a strong background in architecture, micro-architecture, and performance modeling. Understanding of Deep Learning and other AI algorithms would be considered a plus.

As a member of our team, your responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

  • Interfacing up and down the stack with Data science, software, and hardware teams.

  • On-going development and maintenance of the performance simulator for current and future hardware programs.

  • Run benchmarks on the hardware simulator to characterize performance and bottlenecks.

  • Modify the performance simulator in order to analyze new algorithms, software kernels, and new hardware architecture and features.

  • Analyze multiple algorithmic and architecture options to find the optimal design point considering power/performance/area/cost tradeoffs

  • Work closely with design and implementation teams to create micro-architecture specifications and ensure that new features/architecture are properly implemented

  • Influence program direction with technical proposals, analysis and recommendations.


M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering (or a closely related field of study) plus 3 years of experience OR B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering (or a closely related field of study) plus 4 years of experience.

At least 3 years of work and/or educational experience in:

  • Computer architecture

  • C/C++, PERL, and Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms

  • Knowledge of deep learning and other AI algorithms

  • Research publications, patent filings, or other evidence of personal technical innovation in hardware chip design

  • Familiarity with pre-silicon hardware design

Inside this Business Group

Intel AI, leveraging Intel's world leading position in silicon innovation and proven history in creating the compute standards that power our world, is transforming Artificial Intelligence (AI) with the Intel AI products portfolio. Harnessing silicon designed specifically for AI, end to end solutions that broadly span from the data center to the edge, and tools that enable customers to quickly deploy and scale up, Intel AI is inside AI and leading the next evolution of compute.

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....