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Power and Performance Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group (AXG) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. Our team defines, develops, and brings to market integrated and discrete GPUs addressing consumer and data center customer needs. The Architecture team is responsible for all GPU products covering AI, HPC and visual cloud segments. We combine innovations in architecture, software, and graphics technology to go beyond transistors to drive competitive advantages at the product and solution level. Our culture of continuous learning, diverse thinking fearless leadership and inclusive teamwork makes it possible for our group to turn ambitious ideas into seamless execution.


In the role of a Graphics Hardware Engineer responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop innovative architectures to extend the state of the art in GPU performance and efficiency
  • Own the hardware architecture end-to-end lifecycle
  • Prototype key new technologies that advance future workloads, algorithms, and applications
  • Drive Architecture/Software/Hardware co-design and collaboration on features set
  • Actively collaborate with software, product, and research teams to guide the direction of GPU technology and Intel's roadmap
  • Possess a deep understanding of the competitive environment
  • Ensuring platform, and its components, have the best performance and power balance specifically focusing on graphics hardware components
  • Ensuring Industry leading best Perf/Watt and Pref/Area
  • Researching and developing next generation platform designs to continually improve performance
  • Conducting system analysis on proprietary and competition platforms, developing advanced hardware tuning and overclocking


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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 6+ years industry experience. Or Masters degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 4+ years industry experience


Your experience must be in one, or more, of the following areas:

  • Graphics knowledge
  • Graphics Pipeline
  • Testbench development for performance validation
  • SV/UVM concepts
  • Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand out:
  • Emulation experience
  • Industry standard Compute & Graphics Benchmarks
  • Low power concepts and power optimization in the design
  • Low power methodologies


Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player
  • Mentor junior team members

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, San Diego;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: 2022-06-26 Expires: 2022-07-27

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