28 days old

Security Architecture Engineer

Atlanta, GA 30303
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Job Description

Intel Product Assurance and Security (IPAS) is responsible for implementing and operationalizing proactive security and risk-prioritized measures for all of Intel's products. The IPAS team is also chartered with understanding the next generation of security threats and technologies, while guiding future research and architecture decisions to secure Intel's platforms while fostering a security first culture into Intel's product development and strategic practices. IPAS also hosts the Long-Term Retention Program, a corporate wide and industry leading lab to enable testing, validation, and debug of products and platforms post launch to accomplish product security and quality goals.

As a senior individual contributor who will lead and work with highly matrixed, cross organization teams that are directly tied to the architecture, development, implementation or upgrade of technology or products for external customers, you will play a critical role in shaping the future of Intel's foundational security technologies and the delivery of Intel's security engine vision. Cross-functional matrixed team members include 2nd line managers, Sr PEs or PEs.

This position reports to the leader of the Security Assurance and Architecture group, and is part of a small team of highly experienced, multidisciplinary, individual contributors with a proven track record of taking on complex challenges, while working across organizations to drive tangible change.

  • You will architect, design, and provide technical innovations and solutions to identified security vulnerabilities, and oversight of the development of Intel security hardware technologies.

  • Scope spans the entire stack including firmware, drivers, frameworks, protocols, algorithms, security IP and hardware technologies, applications as well as validation direction.

  • You will also be responsible for pathfinding and providing technical direction for security hardware development and interact with technologists across Intel and within the industry to evaluate feasibility of requirements and determine priorities for development along the lines of architectural security initiatives.

What we offer: 

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. 

  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. 

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation). 

  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work! 

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.


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:

  • MS/PhD in CS, EE or similar degree with 7+ years' experience in product development, architecture, customer engineering or high-level program leadership roles.

  • Knowledge of one or more programming and/or scripting languages (e.g., Python, MATLAB, C/C++, C#, PERL, SQL, Python, R, Verilog) and willing to plan, design, write, and debug code to solve business problems and prove architectural algorithms and flows.

  • Understanding of hacking techniques (e.g., side channel threats) and willing to architect and design software and hardware-based solutions to address security vulnerabilities.

  • Knowledge of anti-exploitation techniques and willing to utilize existing mitigations or architect similar mitigations on platforms that require them.

  • In-depth knowledge of one or more of the following domains in CPU core architecture, Memory interface, microcode/pcode, BIOS, CSME, PCH, graphics, Uncore, IO fabrics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of domain-relevant security technologies (e.g., TEE, cloud security, containers, SE, TPM, OS security, secure boot) and the application for the architecture, development, and validation of more robust and secure solutions.

  • Advanced understanding of the technical concepts associated with the full range of Intel products, architectures, systems, development methods, customer and ecosystem enabling.

  • Understanding of cross domain architectural features such as power management, DFx, Debug technologies, power delivery, cache and memory technologies, and computer architecture.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

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: 2022-04-20 Expires: 2022-05-21

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