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Graphics Software Engineer - PreSI

Folsom, CA 95630
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Are you excited about the future of at-scale compute in super computers and the datacenter? Would you like to be a part of tomorrow's game-changing technologies today? At Intel, the Linux Integration Team within the Super Compute Group is building out and validating tomorrow's software stacks today on the hardware of the future by accelerating our pre-silicon development and validation for datacenter graphics.


  • Review Hardware Architecture Specifications and Software Architecture Specifications as they are drafted to understand how they will impact software requirements and product capabilities
  • Debug HW-SW interfaces, Linux kernel ABIs and APIs and user mode modules to troubleshoot failures and suggest SW mitigations where feasible
  • Develop Use Cases and Integration Steps as objectives for Pre-Si validation activities
  • Build out progressively more capable end-to-end validation flows
  • Develop software and automation in support of these activities


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 1+ years of experience in Linux systems level programming experience, knowledge of Linux kernel, device driver modules and architectures especially DRM
  • 3+ years of experience in Linux application development specifically around Linux systems calls, virtualization and automation scripting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Simics pre-Si modelling framework, Simics transactor development techniques
  • Deep working knowledge on Linux debugging tools such as gdb, kdb, stack trace, core dump analysis etc.
  • Knowledge of GPU workload profiling tools such as Intel VTune, GPU performance Analyzer and / or equivalent tools
  • Knowledge of data center systems architecture and observability technologies such as in-band and out of band telemetry, performance instrumentation etc.
  • Understanding of Intel's Linux Kernel Mode Driver (i915) and associated User Mode Drivers that make up the foundation of the software stacks leveraged by higher level frameworks
  • Experience working with hardware simulators and emulators
  • Experience with software and hardware product development and validation.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, bash), automation frameworks, and software stacks used for High Performance Computing and Deep Learning
  • Understanding of how to configure the Linux kernel to enable features of interest via kernel configs, command line options, and module configuration
  • Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research

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, Santa Clara

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.

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

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