30 days old

Senior Computer/SOC Architect

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join the Intel Client SOC Architecture Team, responsible for architecting world-leading Client SoCs, and delivering the next generation of notebook, desktop, and gaming computers.

We are looking for an outstanding Senior Computer/SoC Architect who is ready to research, develop, and lead Intel architecture as we re-imagine how to build SoCs at Intel and in the semiconductor industry. This role is within the Client Architecture team within Intel's highly regarded Devices Development Group, headquartered in Portland, OR, with additional sites in Folsom CA, Santa Clara CA, and Austin, TX. Our purpose as a company is to 'create world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth' and this position is instrumental in furthering our mission to shape the future of technology.

Your responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • An excellent opportunity to define the next generation of Intel Client Architecture Informing and Influencing architectural direction from upper management and business group leaders

  • Direct architecture for the entire product life cycle, from early pathfinding, through execution to silicon debug and beyond

  • Collaborate across disciplines to identify technical solutions and assess key design trade-offs

  • Define system/subsystem architecture for correct integration and optimized power/performance

  • Author architecture specifications and facilitate correct implementation by development teams

  • Work through ambiguity to make critical decisions, proactively mitigate problems, and ensure excellent technical work to achieve business results

  • Actively engage with colleagues to achieve a common goal; mentor across the division to grow future technical contributors

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below:

  • Sustained technical accomplishments with impact on multiple projects.

  • Willingness to lead cross-discipline teams and collaborate in a high paced atmosphere

  • Be a self-motivator with strong problem-solving skills, able to deal with ambiguity

  • Have leadership skills and the willingness to mentor junior architects

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.

Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar field of study.

8+ years of diverse system-on-chip architecture, design, verification, firmware, and implementation experience.

Strong background in one or more of the following:

  • System-on-Chip integration

  • Power Management Caching and Memory Coherency/Consistency Memory Hierarchy/Systems Coherent and IO Fabrics/Interconnects

  • High Speed IO Visual, Audio, and Neural Network Compute Accelerator IPs

  • Broad knowledge of computer systems (software, hardware, firmware, silicon)

  • Performance, power, and use case modeling expertise and understanding

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin

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 is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Posted: 2022-07-12 Expires: 2022-08-12

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