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Computer/SOC Architect

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join the Intel Client Architecture Team, responsible for architecting world-leading Client SoCs, and delivering the next generation of notebook, desktop, and gaming computers.

We are looking for an outstanding Senior Computer/SoC Architect who is ready to research, develop, and lead Intel architecture as we re-imagine how to build SoCs at Intel and in the semiconductor industry. This role is within the Client Architecture team within Intel's highly regarded Devices Development Group, headquartered in Portland, OR, with additional sites in Folsom CA, Santa Clara CA, and Austin, TX. Our purpose as a company is to 'create world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth' and this position is instrumental in furthering our mission to shape the future of technology.

Your responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • An excellent opportunity to learn and grow technical expertise in multiple domains
  • Help drive architecture for the entire product life cycle, from early pathfinding, through execution to silicon debug and beyond
  • Collaborate across disciplines to identify technical solutions and assess key design trade-offs
  • Define system/subsystem architecture for correct integration and optimized power/performance
  • Author architecture specifications and facilitate correct implementation by development teams

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

  • Willingness to lead cross-discipline teams and collaborate in a high paced atmosphere
  • Be a self-motivator with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Background in one or more of the following:

  • System-on-Chip integration
  • Power Management
  • Caching and Memory Coherency/Consistency
  • Memory Hierarchy/Systems
  • Coherent and IO Fabrics/Interconnects
  • High Speed IO
  • Visual, Audio, and Neural Network Compute Accelerator Ips
  • Broad knowledge of computer systems (software, hardware, firmware, silicon)
  • Performance, power, and use case modeling expertise and understanding


Minimum skills and experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar field of study.
  • 5+ years of diverse system-on-chip architecture, design, verification, firmware, and implementation experience.

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

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.

Posted: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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