Intel Director of Security Architecture, Connectivity Group in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

The Director of Security Architecture in the Connectivity Group - (CG) is responsible for setting the technical direction across CG's 3 business units, Intel Ethernet NICs ND, Silicon Photonics SPPD, and Intel Fabrics OPA.

Responsibilities include :

  • Guidance of product architecture, creation or sourcing of fundamental IP, role model and mentor for team building and knowledge expertise, customer alignment, and executive communication.

  • CG seeks a candidate with a demonstrated track record of leading security for silicon product architecture in networking devices that include Ethernet IP, network accelerators, SoCs, firmware, and embedded OS.

  • Knowledge of security practices at the networking level such as ACLs, East-West security, security workloads is very helpful.

  • Leading security direction as a member CG's CTO staff

  • Leading a virtual or direct reporting team of architects who drive security on each of CG's products

  • Championing security best practices in CG's architecture and technical community

  • Participation in standards bodies and ad-hoc consortia, or industry security group Engaging with customers to develop product security requirements and demonstrate the fitness of CG products.Executive communication on security related topics

  • Participating in the life-cycle management of security of CG's products

  • The role requires extensive collaboration with various teams across Intel including within DCG/CG, DCG generally, and the larger technical community at Intel.

  • Responsibility covers both Connectivity Group products, connectivity in overarching Intel platforms, and influencing long term networking technology direction at the corporate level.


  • MS PhD preferred in computer science or electrical engineering

  • 5+ years of direct relevant experience in developing security in networking products.

  • Proven track record of architecting, designing, and delivering leadership security leadership

  • Recognized as a security expert in all network areas end-point, switch ASIC, switch system, switch software

  • Demonstrated technical leadership and inter-personal leadership skills

  • Self-motivated and independent.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Familiar with large, multidisciplinary organizations and proven ability to influence teams

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.

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..