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AI Performance Modeling Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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The Intel Movidius VPU IP Architecture team is looking for a Sr. Neural Computing Performance Architect to lead VPU architecture performance modeling and analysis activities.

In this position, you will be function as a senior technical member in the VPU architecture performance COE (center-of-excellence) team. The primary responsibility of the team includes developing the next generation VPU architecture performance model and conducting performance analysis using models from various benchmarking suites or customer end-to-end use cases.

As an AI Performance Modeling Architect, you will:

  • Define performance model architecture and modeling flow to best reflect the interworking of VPU SW/HW.
  • Define modeling KPI in terms of accuracy and speed, understand the trade-offs of various modeling approaches.
  • Define the interface of the performance model and analysis flow for data correlation with NN compiler, SW stack, HW design, emulation.
  • Implementing and testing performance model with systematic SW development practice.
  • Conduct performance analysis of various neural network models.

The ideal candidate should be:

  • Self-motivated and proactive with an independent thinking mindset as an architect.
  • Have good communication, team orientation, and flexibility to adapt to a dynamic work environment.


Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 3+ years of experience OR Master's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent with 2+ years of experience.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of computer architecture concepts such as pipelining, caching, parallel computing with SIMD/VLIW, multi-core/multi-threading, data precision, memory hierarchy.
  • 3+ years experiences for object-oriented programming in C/C++ or Python. Willing to design class objects, data structure and API methods.
  • Understanding of HW modeling concepts such as event-driven, concurrency, etc.
  • Knowledge of AI framework, AI models and basic neural computing operations.
  • Knowledge of data precision, floating point vs fixed point computing trade-offs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or equivalent with relevant work experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in architecture definition or mentorship of junior team members.
  • 3+ years of experience of multi-threading programming.
  • 2+ years of experience on performance modeling, usage of System C or virtual modeling platforms.

Benefits Statement:

Here at Intel, we invest in our people. Beyond health, dental, and retirement benefits, Intels benefits package includes 14 paid holidays per calendar year, three weeks of paid vacation, four-week paid sabbatical every four years of employment, family planning care including adoption and fertility assistance, and over 45 diverse employee resource groups for networking and advocacy.  Intel also offers employees five bonuses per year dependent on overall company and personal performance, and an employee stock purchase program.  

Inside this Business Group

The Internet of Things Group (IOTG) consists of ~4700 dedicated employees across 25 locations across the world. IOTG drives significant growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, capitalizing on the inflection and creation of edge computing, leveraging smart, connected devices and artificial intelligence (AI) to enable partners to transform their businesses. IOTG's vision is to lead the industry and enterprises to enhance the way we live and work by making it easier to create exciting, new IoT/edge solutions. IOTG's strategy includes creating unique differentiated silicon to consolidate workloads at the Edge, investing in video and AI inference as the killer app for the Edge, creating new developer tools and ecosystems, and establishing a dedicated vertical consultative sales team to add value to our partners across many verticals.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, Texas, Austin

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.

Work Model for this Role

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.

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Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

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