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Software Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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As a Software Engineer in the Programmable Solution Group (PSG) you will be working on one of the most fascinating technologies used in big data centers - Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). You will research, design, develop, and optimize software tools that enable the use of FPGAs. Our engineers develop and optimize compilers, flows, assemblers, models, tools, and runtimes that are closely coupled to FPGA silicon, IP and boards. They will be learning about FPGAs and hardware logic design in their day to day job activities and utilize their software skillset to design, develop and optimize software abstractions and frameworks for acceleration with the FPGA. They will have many opportunities to respond to customer/client requests or events as they occur.

In this role you will be developing the software for Quartus tool that programs the next generation of FPGA devices. Your scope of responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


        Developing high quality C/C++ software code for enabling high-speed transceivers and other peripheral components in FPGAs.

        Owning, developing and enhancing tools that automate the Device Modeling of peripheral components of FPGA.

        Owning the hardware/software co-design architecture of various blocks.

        Designing and implementing new features based on the hardware/software co-design architecture as well as enhancing existing features while maneuvering your way through a huge code base.

        Owning various analytical/logical/CAD tasks involved in device and power modeling of various peripheral components.



You must possess the 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 Education Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Minimum Requirements:

  • 4+ years of software development experience in one or more software programming/scripting languages such as C/C++, Java, Python, Perl, Tcl, etc. (MSCE/MSEE with 2+ years of experience will also be considered)

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
Experience in software development of Electronic Design Automation tools
Experience with data-structures/algorithms
Experience with the build process/makefiles
Experience with version control systems like Perforce CVS or Git in Unix/Linux environment
Basic experience with RTL using Verilog/VHDL/System Verilog
Basic experience with FPGA architecture and tools

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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: 2022-05-14 Expires: 2022-06-14

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