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Silicon Architecture Engineer

Hudson, MA 01749
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Job Description

Intel's Server Firmware Architecture, Design and Validation team is looking for a Firmware Architecture and Design Engineer to join our team.

In this position you will be the technical leader of a team of other engineers with various experience levels, and additionally you will perform the following technical contributions:

  • Specifies and implements CPU power, performance, and thermal management algorithms, as well as other CPU control and management functions.

  • Architects and designs embedded firmware solutions on micro-controllers that work within system-level design constraints.

  • Defines interfaces between hardware, firmware, and software; analyzes existing algorithms and implementations for defects and weaknesses and proposes changes to improve function and performance.

  • Uses knowledge and experience to influence architecture and design for future products.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Solid attention to technical detail, problem solving skills and tolerance to ambiguity.

  • Willingness to multi-task and work in a dynamic team-oriented environment.


You must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related field with 7+ years of relevant experience.


Master's Degree with 5+ years of experience.

Your experience should be one or more of the following areas:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Microprocessor development

  • IA-32 architecture/micro-architecture, microprocessors, and computer system architecture

  • Low-level software or firmware programming skills  

  • Programming languages: Ruby, Perl, Python, C/C++

  • Hardware/Software interfaces, interactions, and debug

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred skills that will make you stand out: 

  • Validation and/or testing, especially in processor design teams 

  • Pre-Silicon or Post-Silicon debug experience

  • UNIX command-line tools

  • Platform architecture and operating system knowledge

  • CPU power management

Inside this Business Group

Xeon and Networking Engineering (XNE) focuses on the development and integration of XEON and Networking SOC's and critical IP's sustain Intels Xeon and 5G networking roadmap.

Other Locations

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.

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: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-10

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