27 days old

Silicon Architecture Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group (AXG) as we're working on defining and analyzing future memory systems for graphics and accelerators. The performance of leading products is increasingly limited by the bandwidth and latency of the memory system. Your role will be to investigate, and quantitively evaluate different memory technologies and memory system architectures, and to propose and drive memory system architecture solutions to meet high performance product needs. You will need to have a strong background in computer architecture and micro-architecture, performance analysis and software. A background in system fabrics and memory controllers is definitely a plus.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Problem-solving skills and quantitative analysis capability
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and team oriented environment

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and build a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.
  • As the 7th largest global company in innovation and new technology, we champion a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve extraordinary results.
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate
  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance.
  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more.


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:

You must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer science or related discipline with 6+ years of experience. Or a Master's degree in the same fields with 4+ years of experience. Or a PhD in the same fields with 2+ years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following:.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in SoC/Computer Architecture applying quantitative approach to architecture definition, and delivering architecture specifications that are actionable for product design.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with performance analysis methods and tools e.g. C/C++ based simulation, PERL/Python scripting languages.
  • Knowledge of cache architectures and performance properties of caches.
  • Experience with architecture and micro-architecture analysis via simulation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of DRAM memory technologies
  • Knowledge of memory controller microarchitecture
  • Experience with hardware, software design and debug skills
  • Experience with C/C++ performance modeling, PERL, Python
  • Experience with performance scenarios/use cases and KPI/workloads

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

Virtual US

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 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: 2022-06-07 Expires: 2022-07-08

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