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Cloud AI Software Performance Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Our Cloud and Enterprise Solutions Group (CESG) Software Center of Excellence team is looking for software performance/optimization engineers to work with our largest hyperscale cloud service provider customers.

As an AI Performance Engineer, you will analyze the customers' AI workloads and optimize their frameworks, inference engines, primitive libraries, and/or graph compilers to improve their workloads' performance. To be successful in this role it is essential that you have extensive experience analyzing and optimizing code, executing deep learning models, and communicating complex solutions.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below:

  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks
  • Effective use of the hardware's memory hierarchy, registers, and ISA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In this growth position you will gain invaluable experience working with some of the brightest AI System's minds, both in the industry and within Intel. You will have the opportunity to work across the entire AI software stack from ISA, to primitive optimizations, to graph-level optimizations, and to the AI cloud services. Your work, which will be used at scale by millions of end users, will have tremendous impact to the industry and Intel growth. CESG is part of the global Data Center and AI organization that develops the products and technologies that power 9 of every 10 servers sold worldwide. This includes high-end co-processors for supercomputers, low-energy systems for enterprise and the cloud, and solutions for big data and intelligent devices.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field

2+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Analyzing and optimizing software using C/C++/intrinsics to drive performance
  • Running deep learning models with TensorFlow and/or PyTorch (or Similar deep learning frameworks)
  • Writing low level Deep Learning kernel
  • Runtime environments with virtualization Linux containers schedulers resource managers

Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • As a user with source control systems Git and familiarized with CICD methodologies
  • Runtime environments with virtualization, Linux containers, schedulers, resource managers, kubernetes and orchaestration
  • Graph- and kernel-level optimizations in TensorFlow, PyTorch, or related library
  • NLP models and experience with Power and Performance Tools
  • Using compiler profiler math and communication libraries
  • Analysis of both breadth and depth of a variety of performance sensitive software stacks
  • Analyzing performance of largescale applications in complex high performance computing systems
  • Doing performance modeling characterization of compute bound IO transaction latency bound applications
  • Working with hardware chip platform solution architects

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) is at the heart of Intels 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 technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Georgia, Atlanta;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-04-24 Expires: 2022-05-25

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