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Execution Unit Architect

Folsom, CA 95630
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Intel XPU Hardware Architecture team is looking for passionate and experienced individual to help develop the the next generation of highly efficient XPU/GPU architectures for Intel. This individual will be a member of the small architecture team that works with larger teams of 3D, Compute and Machine learning performance architects, hardware design engineers and compiler engineers to build new XPU/GPU products.

The role of the Execution Unit Architect is to evolve the XPU shader pipeline to run 3D and HPC workloads with the best-in-class features, performance, and power efficiency. The products will scale from mobile PC to high-end HPC servers.

You will help us with the following responsibilities:

  • Work with a team to define, implement, and validate high-level functional and performance models for XPU/GPU Shader pipeline, execution unit, load-store and memory and cache pipelines
  • Enable 3d, HPC and Machine Learning workloads on architecture simulators to enable the study of the best-in-class features for performance and power
  • Support SW and HW teams for performance and power Attainment during pre-silicon and post-silicon execution

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Great verbal and written communication skills, and clarity in technical communications
  • Self-starter that can work independently, and an aptitude to learn new things quickly to enhance the broader skill set from performance analysis to logic design
  • Working with multi-functional and cross-site groups


Minimum qualifications are required 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 would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Minimum skills and experience required for the job:
Bachelor degree Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineer, Mathematics or related filed with 3+ years of industry experience. OR a Master's in the same fields,. OR a PhD in the same fields:

Your experience should be in the following:

  • Programming Skills in C/C++ AND standard version control tools like (Git OR perforce)
  • Experience in programming of GPU using assembler or high-level shader language.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Unix or Windows software development
  • Scripting language like Python and other high productive programming language like Go
  • Logical design and modeling language like SystemC, Verilog or SystemVerilog .3D workload performance on modern GPU (mobile or discrete)
  • Graphics and GPGPU programming API's (OpenCL, DX, Vulkan, etc.)
  • GPU high performance kernel optimization for machine learning and raytracing.
  • Design or Validation of Complex GPU features Across multiple cluster units.
  • Floating point design and algorithm, numerical error analysis
  • SIMD architecture and micro-architecture

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, San Diego;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Florida, Multiple Cities;US, Massachusetts, Hudson;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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: 2022-04-25 Expires: 2022-05-27

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