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SoC Architect

Austin, TX 78701
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Determines, specifies and evaluates the viability of complex hardware features and structures and ensures that software and hardware designs interface correctly. Designs framework for particular functions. Defines, documents and tests processes for inclusion into technical platforms, subsystem specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility. Identifies, analyzes and resolves subsystem and/or SoC design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by significantly contributing to the architecture used across design families. Provides multilayered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

  • Responsible for defining SoC Frontend Architecture and Micro-architecture
  • Define SoC microarchitecture for IL SoC testchips and publish the specification for the various SS/IPs
  • Drive the selection of various interface and functional IPs
  • Work with Design and Verification leads on feature scoping, trade-off analysis and design implementation phasing plans, Verification recommendations, Design and Verification plan reviews
  • Interface with Physical Design during timing clocking reviews and convergence issues, Power-Performance, and post-Silicon Validation team during Power-ON and post-Si Val
  • Power-Performance, and post-Silicon Validation team during Power-ON and post-si val
  • Perform performance and performance/watt modeling, estimate gate count, power using SystemC, Simics, NOC studio, PlatformArchitect, other tools.
  • Lead the performance model definition and development.
  • Participate in design reviews of hardware and related software systems.
  • Collaborate with internal and external team members on architectural decisions, development flows and methodologies.


You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or associated discipline with 12+ years of relevant experience. Or a Master's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or associated discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience.
Preferred Skills/Experience (one or more of the following):
Experience with High performance and/or low power SOCs Architecture/microarchitecture
Experience with LPDDR/GDDR/HBM memory interfaces
Experience with Network-On-Chip, Ethernet, Media, Video interfaces
Experience in integrating high speed interfaces

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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.

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Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-07-17

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