30 days old

Graphics Hardware PPA Engineer

San Diego, CA 92101
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Job Description

If you are passionate about computer graphics and working with leading graphics engineers on Intel's latest GPGPU architecture, then our GFX PPA Attainment team has opportunities for you. As part of the XAE team we are passionate about delivering best-in-class visual experiences that enable users to immerse themselves in a new visual future.

You will develop graphics, media, display and imaging solutions for a range of platforms from traditional PCs to high end datacenter servers. GPV is seeking for Graphics Hardware Engineers for Discrete Graphics SOC and Graphics, Media , Display domains.

In this role you will work closely with architects, micro-architects, RTL design, Performance/Power teams and Structural Design experts to come up with efficient chip architecture taking into account physical constraints early in the design cycle.

If you have the desire and willingness to learn quickly and gain new knowledge your potential here is limitless. Get in on the ground floor of the new graphics revolution with the latest industry leading integrated graphics processors and the newly announced Intel ARC Graphics family.

In this position you will help us with the following responsibilities:

  • Drive area attainment for entire product portfolio ranging from low power integrated graphics to high end data centers
  • Collaborate with architects and micro-architects to improve IP quality in terms of area, power and timing
  • Engage with Structural Design to understand timing and congestion bottlenecks and improve micro-architecture
  • Require broad understanding of multiple system areas and requires interfaces with Architecture, Design, and Structural Design teams in improving PPA and providing feedback for future IP development

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong leadership in driving execution across different functional team.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess teamwork, problem-solving and influencing skills along with willingness to work with different geographical locations.


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. Educational experience listed below would be obtained through relevant schoolwork, internships, jobs and/or research experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of industry experience OR a Master's Degree in the same fields with 6+ months of educational or industry experience.

Experience in one or more of the following:

  • IP architecture
  • Micro-architecture
  • RTL design
  • IP integration
  • Synthesis
  • PNR implementation using Synopsys Fusion Compiler or Cadence Genus/Innovus
  • STA

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Graphics 3D Pipeline
  • Computer Architecture
  • Programming Skills such as: TCL / Python

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, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US

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

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: 2022-06-05 Expires: 2022-07-06

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