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Cloud Software Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

At Intel, were creating world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on Earth.  To do so, we are laser-focused on retaining and attracting the worlds top talent.  Come build the future with us.

Network and Edge Computing (NEX) at Intel is responsible for all technology, products and software in networks and intelligent edge. The   Network Platforms Group in NEX is responsible for cutting edge hardware, software and systems solutions spanning telco, media and enterprise segments. The teams work spans full stack, including high-speed data plane, systems software, telemetry, Kubernetes & cloud-native software, Service Mesh as well as AI/ML frameworks. The person joining the team will get to work with world-class experts on systems and software and build exciting products and solutions for the Edge Computing and Networking segments.  

As an Architect you will design and develop cloud and edge software products including system software, protocols, algorithms, and applications, as well as software validation. Design optimal end-to-end software solutions for cloud native, enterprise, edge, IoT, telco cloud, service mesh, networking, microservices, and/or distributed computing. Youll identify and help optimize software and influence hardware features based on workload characterization. Engage with major customers to understand use cases, leads and implements advanced Proof of Concept (PoC) projects and interacts with technologists and product managers across Intel towards prioritization and development. Makes high-level design choices focused on manageability, simplicity, availability, and security for the systems and software.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Effective prioritization and time management skills
  • Stakeholder management, strong collaboration, tolerance for ambiguity and critical thinking
  • Excellent teamwork ethics
  • Willing to work in an agile work environment with a fast-paced task flow
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good documentation, communication, and presentation skills


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Engineering with emphasis on Computer Science, Computer. Engineering or similar concentrations with 4+ years of experience
  • Hands on architect with systems software (at the intersection of hardware and software) and cloud technologies expertise with at least 4+ years of industry experience.
  • Strong competence in operating Systems, distributed computing (e.g., gRPC), and cloud-native technologies.
  • Proficient in programming using languages such as C, C++, Python etc. Collaborative with good interpersonal communication.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters or higher degree in science or engineering with 3+ years of experience
  • Directly working experience with telco or enterprise customers on cloud-native technologies.
  • Experience leading projects in telco or enterprise use cases.
  • Experience building end-end telemetry solutions using open-source components. such as Kafka, Prometheus, Grafana etc.
  • Sound understanding of Computer Architecture fundamentals, including but not limited to knowledge of Cache/Memory hierarchies, function, and characteristics.

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 Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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.

Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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