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Senior Software Performance Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Software Engineers conduct or participate in multidisciplinary research and collaborate with design, layout and/or hardware engineers in the design, development, and utilization of productivity enhancement layout tools and design rule checkers, electronic data processing systems software.

We are in search of software engineers with a strong hardware architecture or performance analysis background that will contribute to a fast paced team focused on performance analysis of Intel products. Engineers in this role will work with cross-functional teams including processor architecture, software engineering and product marketing to develop workloads to set competitive performance targets, to optimize performance, and to demonstrate product advantages.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying, measuring and analyzing the performance of workloads based on real world usages like photo/video editing using Adobe Creative Cloud or office productivity using Microsoft Office.

  • Responsible for the automation of targeted workloads using C#, C++, Python and/or AutoIT.

  • Development responsibilities also include cross platform development (Windows, iOS, MacOS, Android, and Linux) of performance benchmarks using C# using Xamarin build tools.

  • Determines computer user needs, advises hardware designers on machine characteristics that affect software systems such as storage capacity, processing speed, and input/output requirements, designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems.

  • Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education, judgement and formal software process.


Bachelors degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 7+ years working experience as a software developer OR a Masters degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 5+ years experience working as a software developer:

  • Knowledge of CPU architecture and performance characteristics.

  • Extensive knowledge of C#/C++ and python.

  • Experience with Windows development environment and tools (Windows, iOS, MacOS, Android, and Linux)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of VTune and/or other performance analyzers.

  • Detailed knowledge of Intel CPU product line.

  • Experience with iOS, Android and Linux development environments.

  • Familiarity with common performance benchmarks.

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, 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.

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Posted: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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