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HPC Performance Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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The Super Compute Platform (SCP) group within Intel's Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group (AXG) defines and delivers HPC products that are critical to customers in Cloud, Government, Academia, and Industrial market segments. These products help end customers gain insight into and discover solutions to their most important problems. AXG products enable a broad range of breakthroughs: from cutting edge film making and animation, to scientific discoveries, weather simulation, to success in investment banking, to breakthroughs in manufacturing from small businesses to the largest industries.

As an HPC Performance Engineer, you will be part of Super Compute Performance and Power Modeling and Measurements team optimizing workloads for exascale systems and carrying out performance analyses for different system architecture scenarios.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  

  • Research and development of techniques for hardware acceleration, as well as software optimization of HPC and AI applications

  • Using simulation and measurement techniques to identify performance bottlenecks in software, processors, and system interconnect

  • Evaluating different fabric topologies and topology aware routing algorithms for best application performance

  • Architecting, developing and validating performance and power estimation tools for SOC, platforms and large supercompute systems

  • Occasionally working with US government research partners to define technology directions and to demonstrate the viability of prototyped technology


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Qualifications listed as preferred or additional will be considered a plus factor for applicants. Experience can be demonstrated through academic work and/or industry experience.

Minimum Education and Qualifications:


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 6+ years of relevant industry experience, in one, or more, of the following:

  • Architecture knowledge in one or more of the following areas: processors, accelerators, distributed systems, high-performance fabrics

  • Developing or using performance simulators

  • Parallel programming using openMP and MPI

  • Programming experience in high level languages such as C/C++/Fortran

  • Use of performance profiling tools such as VTune, MPI profilers and HPC toolkit


Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 4+ years industry experience

  • PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering 2+ years industry experience

  • HPC or datacenter architectures knowledge

  • Queuing theory and development of analytical models

  • Computational math, numerical methods, and linear algebra

  • Programming experience in scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash

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, Massachusetts, Hudson;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;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

Work Model for this Role

This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

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

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