Intel Optical transceiver firmware engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Job DescriptionIntel Silicon Photonics Product Division SPPD is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration. Since announcing the world's first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors and higher speeds, from 100G today to 400G and beyond tomorrow. As an Optical Transceiver Firmware Design Engineer in SPPD Group you will be responsible for developing the module firmware. This will be very hands-on position. You will collaborate with multiple teams within the division that includes IC team, hardware engineers, validation team and manufacturing team to develop the product feature sets and to deliver firmware that meets or exceeds product requirements.


Minimum Qualifications:

MS with 2+ years of experience of BS with + 4 years of experience

Experience in embedded architecture, external interfaces, product constraints, along with ability to develop architectures/features that meet these constraints while providing new value for the platform.

Source code development, review and maintenance C/C++.

Possess strong firmware architectural skills in designing, developing and debugging embedded firmware C programming language for optical fiber transceivers

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with use of i2c host adaptors and i2c protocol analyzers.

Familiar with optical fiber transceivers and the goverining multi-source agreement such as QSFP, DD-QSFP, SFP etc.

Ability to read schematics, specify IC requirements and features and influence hardware design

Familiar with GIT/Gerrit depositary system

Algorithm modeling, benchmarking, implementation, and digital signal processing.Good scripting skills such as Python

Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the specific ability to speak to various technical and management levels.

Proactive, collaborative and creative approach to innovation, technical development and consensus facilitation to produce optimal project results

Excellent time and task management, and inter-personal skills.

Willingness to travel when required

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.

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