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Device Driver Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join us at Intel! As part of the Ethernet Networking Division in Intel's Data Platforms Group (DPG), we're looking for motivated, passionate, and talented senior software engineers to join our Ethernet driver development and technology pathfinding team. We're a strong, vibrant cross-site team which helps drive Intel's Ethernet technology and products to position Intel X86 Encoder Decoder (Intel XED) as the server platform of choice and Intel Ethernet products as Ethernet of choice for the Cloud, Communications and Data Center deployments.

You will dive deep into the development of Linux Ethernet driver and Linux Kernel's networking stack to deliver it for the Ethernet hardware and Intel architecture server platforms. You will analyze network performance in distributed application environments and drive new features in Ethernet driver, kernel Ethernet stacks and Intel Ethernet products. The successful incumbent will have an excellent opportunity to shape the future Ethernet features in Intel platforms and Ethernet products. In addition, you will need strong verbal and written communication skills.


In this position you will gain invaluable experience that will allow growth and expanded opportunities across Intel.


Candidates 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. Requirements listed below would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Education Requirement:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study.

Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years of technical development, debug, and leadership experience in the Ethernet Driver/OS domain
  • 3+ years of experience in Intel Architecture (IA) and embedded environments (Linux Kernel/Driver/Open-Source Development)
  • 2+ years of experience with Linux Kernel development with an emphasis on the network stack and related interfaces (sockets layer, protocol layer, device layer, network virtualization, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study
  • 1 year of experience with TCP/IP, UDP/IP, VxLAN, NVGRE, NSH, OpenVSwitch, libevent, epoll, etc.
  • 1 year of experience with network benchmarks and performance evaluation methods

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) 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, California, Santa Clara;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
Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here
Posted: 2022-05-18 Expires: 2022-06-19

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