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Research Scientist (Remote)

Santa Clara, CA 95050 Work Remotely
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Join Intel-and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us-and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

The Parallel Computing Lab (PCL) in Intel Labs is seeking a motivated full-time research scientist in the area of parallel computing research. PCL investigates emerging compute- and data-intensive applications in areas such as artificial intelligence, traditional high-performance computing, big data computing, computational biology, physical simulation, and large-scale optimization problems.

We work in close collaboration with leading academic and industry co-travelers to understand the hardware and software architectural implications for Intel's parallel processing platforms.

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Implementing, researching, and prototyping new algorithms, architectures, and approaches.
  • You will develop state-of-the-art software and hardware systems with the goal of integrating these systems in the open-source ecosystem and Intel's future product lines.
  • You will take initiative and work with other Intel Labs' researchers and across Intel business units to conduct research into promising technologies typically 3-5 years prior to product development.
  • This requires an understanding of computer architecture, system software, performance analysis, and parallel programming.

The successful candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Independent researcher who can function autonomously


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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. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related areas.


3+ years of experience in below areas:

  • Software development (e.g., C, C++, Python, etc.), including parallel programming
  • Parallel workloads (e.g., machine learning, scientific computing, data analytics)
  • Computer systems (e.g., hardware/software co-design, performance instrumentation systems using hardware telemetry, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least 2 lead authored papers, with at least 1 published in a first tier conference (e.g., Supercomputing, ISCA, NeurIPS, ASPLOS)
  • Demonstrated experience with distributed computing systems, e.g., optimizing or analyzing MPI-based applications on a computing cluster
  • Demonstrated experience with computer architecture, including processor architecture and memory system design
  • Demonstrated experience with processor simulators
  • Demonstrated experience with shared memory programming models, e.g., OpenMP

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

Other Locations

US, Georgia, Atlanta;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

Posted: 2022-04-30 Expires: 2022-05-31

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