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GPU Software Development Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Visual Computing Group is a world-class global and specialized software team, on a mission to build the next generation of Video and Media experiences. We are seeking highly qualified and passionate candidates to join our team. Our team has openings for software development and integration engineers who will get to contribute to delivering new cross OS Video and graphics products: Intel oneVPL and Intel Media SDK in parallel with media software stack enabling of Intel's Xe graphics architecture and future integrated and discrete platforms. You will work closely with architects and QA engineers through the whole development lifecycle from features inception to final production and product launch. You will also be interacting with internal and external customers supporting integration enabling of new features and products.

Your responsibilities may include some or all of the following:

  • Develop, enable, and maintain most popular video codecs AVC/HEVC/VP9/AV1/VVC and video processing functionality.
  • Develop and enable new cloud video experiences such as game broadcasting and cloud gaming
  • Apply cutting edge AI to develop and enable new usages and experiences to improve visual and video experiences
  • Work with various Intel teams, partners, and customers to improve performance and quality of delivering components and analyzing issues in software drivers, frameworks, graphics runtimes and applications, implementing software improvements.
  • Performance analysis and tuning for media software stack (driver and middleware) on various Intel platforms running different operating systems e.g., Linux, Android, and Windows.
  • Drive process improvements such as automating manual processes and data reporting.
  • Testing of media components, preparing reports.


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

Candidate must have MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineer or related field + 5 years of experince.

5+ year of hands on and applied experience on the following attributes:

  • Experience of C/C++.
  • Experience in modern technologies for HW video acceleration such as DirectX 9/11/12, MFTs, LibVA, OpenMAX.
  • Experience in video decoding and encoding for HEVC, VP9, MPEG-2, AV1, AVC, or other new advanced codec techniques.
  • Knowledge in video processing techniques.
  • Experience in software development tools and methods on Windows or Linux.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in problem solving and debugging skills.
  • Good understanding on OS internals, experience in systems and network administration.
  • Knowledge and practical experience in scripting languages bash, Perl, Python.
  • Experience working in a production software team, Agile software development and tools (JIRA, Github).
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

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, Folsom;US, California, San Diego;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin

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: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-05-29

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