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Senior Cloud Solution Architect

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Intel is seeking a highly qualified candidate to join our team as Senior Cloud Solutions Architect for Disaggregated Cloud Native Solutions.

You can be a part of the Datacenter and AI Group's Business Innovation Office as we build new businesses for Intel. Our organization combines the agility of startups with the resources and partnerships of a global enterprise to move quickly in strategic sectors with novel products, services, and business models.

We are building a new business around cloud native storage disaggregation, where data center operators have to separately scale storage and compute, separated by a high-speed fabric. Resource utilization and scalability is a key problem in today's datacenters and disaggregation can bring orders of magnitude cost savings to our customers.

As the Cloud Solutions Architect for this exciting new business, you will play a crucial role working day-to-day with our customers and product teams. This high-profile, leadership role is responsible for defining solutions that showcase Intel technologies for emerging cloud and data center workloads. It requires staying at the forefront of data center trends in compute, network and storage technologies, hyperscale, cloud, and IT software.


Job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the world's largest enterprise and cloud IT companies directly and indirectly to help solve complex IT problems and drive infrastructure transformation.
  • Define the best fit opportunity for Intel's current and future data center products in the solutions context, and prove the value of these solutions in practice (build/test).
  • Position solutions value to customers, influencers as well as software partners, and train a world-wide sales force to scale business opportunities.
  • Work closely with fellow traveler hardware and software companies to enable Intel technologies scaling scaling through qualification/certification activities, joint marketing connections and sales scaling programs.
  • Evangelize Intel technologies in public forums, as conferences, and various customer events to help drive software evolution, infrastructure change and business scale.
  • Connect key technical solutions into industry verticals, such as Cloud Service Providers, Financial Services, Retail, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Energy, and more.

The ideal candidate should also have the following behavioral traits:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Describe complex technology solutions in business terms and demonstrate business value to customers.



Minimum Education Requirement:


Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

8+ years of experience in IT engineering or applications support, preferably with Intel Architecture CPUs, boards and/or systems.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:


  • Direct experience implementing emerging enterprise IT technologies within an IT Infrastructure in a Solutions context such as emerging AI, analytics, container storage, database, big data, software defined storage systems, converged and hyper-converged systems, performance sensitive applications, and open-source infrastructure solutions.
  • First-hand experience diagnosing and debugging clustered server system performance issues, stress testing, or benchmarking solutions.
  • Detailed knowledge of IO and memory / storage related software stacks, drivers, file system and kernel performance utilities (Linux or VMware).
  • Competence in technical IT solutions, both from IT LOB user perspective, and infrastructure hardware/platform perspective, where the software meets the (compute/memory/network/storage) hardware specifically within one or more of the following areas: Database, AI and advanced analytics systems. Understanding of emerging trends in enterprise solutions, corporate IT, Intel architecture and competitive solutions.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;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.

Posted: 2022-05-01 Expires: 2022-06-01

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