Intel Storage Software Pathfinding Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

We are seeking a highly talented systems software architect who can bring software development experience, passion and creative thinking to deliver industry-leading storage architectures. The successful candidate must have the ability to think out of the box to deliver storage software, algorithms and techniques optimized for Intel silicon, network, memory and storage technologies.

You will be part of the Data Center System Storage Architecture and Pathfinding team, which is responsible for exploring, defining and prototyping best of breed storage architectures.

The ideal candidate is passionate about technology, has a broad, system-level understanding of storage, file system, Linux kernel, I/O technology, and has experience in the design, implementation, and delivery of enterprise and cloud storage software.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent, with minimum of 9+ years of system software development experience in storage and networking, including developing & deploying storage solutions.

System level software experience

Software development experience in C/C++ and/or other high-level languages

Understanding of Linux architecture (Kernel, userspace, and virtualization), IO subsystem

Experience with Xeon platforms, network and storage devices (SSD, HDD).

Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the different datacenter and cloud architectures (e.g. hyperconverged, tiered) and existing storage solutions (e.g. Ceph, vSAN, Nutanix, Azure Stack, etc.).

Familiarity with cloud storage - object (S3, Swift), block, file, etc.

Experience in working with customers to understand and develop solutions to their problems

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with FPGA for algorithm acceleration, and/or other software offloads

Experience with DPDK, SPDK

Experience in working with hardware teams to solve storage problems through architectural enhancements to silicon

Software System Architecture experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Familiarity with Intel Processors, FPGA & NICs within a data center context.

Familiarity with various communications protocols like Ethernet, IP, RDMA

Familiarity with NVMe, NVMeoF

Familiarity with OpenStack and Open Daylight is a plus.

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.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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....