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Media Silicon and Systems Architect

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

NPG Architecture Team is responsible for the architecture definition of current and future Network and Edge platforms. Media and Video are key applications that will be migrating to the Edge in the 5G era. We are looking for a Principal Engineer (PE) or Senior Principal Engineer (SPE) to lead our Media Architecture efforts. In this position, candidates will be responsible for leading the research, modeling, prototyping, hardware architecture and/or microarchitecture definition, of video technologies including video processing and video codecs. We are looking for a Media Silicon and Systems Architect to join our technical leadership team.

Your responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Developing video processing techniques such as high-dynamic-range, wide color gamut, high frame rate video processing and coding, as well as more general video processing techniques such as adaptive algorithms for super-resolution, high quality scaling, deinterlacing, frame rate conversion, color enhancement, sharpness, noise reduction and others

  • Conduct algorithm development, quality evaluation and complexity analysis of the video coding tools in a standard for Tech Readiness study such as VVC, AV1, AVS, and so on. Research advanced video coding techniques to future video coding standards like AOM AV2 and JVET VVC post version-1 standards

  • Design tradeoffs between quality, performance and cost, between fixed-function and programmable implementations

  • Algorithm development of advanced pixel processing and machine (deep) learning technologies to address the topics of visual quality improvement of video processing, image content analysis, video compression efficiency, picture re-targeting and video analytics.

  • Interacting with silicon design team, software kernel and/or driver development team, and validation team in deploying such new techniques

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong communication and leadership skills

  • Possesses strong teamwork, problem-solving and influencing skills along with ability to work with different geographical locations


Minimum skills and qualifications that will get you noticed:

  • You must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 12+ years of Industry experience. OR Master's degree in in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 10+ years of Industry experience. OR a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 8+ years of Industry experience:

Your experience must be in the following:

  • Hands-on experience in video processing algorithm development and design implementation in hardware and/or software

  • Experience in advanced video compression, specifically on the VVC video standard, or other codecs such as AV1, HEVC, VP9/VP8, AVC, MVC

  • Experience with machine learning based video processing/coding and knowledge in visual quality measurement

  • C/C++ and Python

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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: 2022-05-18 Expires: 2022-06-19

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