Intel VR Systems Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Let the games begin! Intel Sports is changing the game for a new generation of fans!

You might have seen our work at NFL, NBA, MLB, and 2018 Winter Olympic Games! True VR is about performance and innovation as a team, pushing the boundaries of what technology can do in the world of sports.

We are looking for an experienced VR Systems Engineer to join our growing team.

This individual fills a critical role and is the prime interface between sports broadcasting and the VR viewing public.

  • The VR Systems Engineer will work as part of the Engineering Services Team to use engineering principles and methods to design, build, maintain, document, and manage, Intel True VR systems.

  • You will build and maintain True VR hardware and software, utilizing specifications set in close coordination with the rest of the team.

  • A key part of this role requires the individual actually managing the equipment at broadcast events both domestically and internationally.


  • Strong sense of urgency with ability to prioritize under time constraints and work successfully in a fast-paced, innovative, technology-centric environment, preferably in a sports or VR environment.

  • Strong understanding of fundamental IT technologies to enable efficient, secure, and robust digital communications

  • Ability to build and maintain VR systems through a command line interface

  • Ability to visualize and communicate verbally, in writing, and via diagrams, complex ideas

  • Ability to work across technical disciplines, hardware, software, and IT systems

  • Willing to freely travel throughout the US, Europe, and Asia up to 80% of the time

  • Documenting and validating as you go working processes


Minimum Qualifications-

  • A 4 year degree, preferably in a technical discipline, is required

  • 3 years minimum experience in an technical business environment

  • Experience with Unix/Linux system administration experience essential

  • Experience configuring enterprise class equipment. Router skills highly valued

  • Experience laying out and installing servers into server racks

Preferred Qualifications-

  • Network certifications CCNA, JNCIA-CCIE or JNCIE or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of experience in a Network Engineer/Architecture position with an Internet service provider or enterprise-level network.

  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, GRE, IPSec, POS, PPP, VRRP, IGMP, HSRP and SNMP protocols.

  • Prior experience with audio/video production equipment extremely useful

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • SolidWorks Certified Professional or equivalent-

  • Working knowledge of cloud storage systems and CDNs

  • Experience automating network or system operations through scripting or coding

Inside this Business Group

Intel's strategic equity investment group, Intel Capital, manages one of the largest corporate venture programs in the technology segment, with worldwide investments and support. Holding equity stakes in more than 550 companies worldwide, Intel's investments outside of the United States span over more than 20 countries across 5 continents. Intel Capital is responsible for investing in technology companies to increase demand for existing products and services, ultimately expanding new business objectives for Intel.

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