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Staff Research Scientist

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The mission of Intel Labs is to drive technology leadership for Intel. This includes conducting research and development in collaboration with business groups and aligning Intel's strategies and technologies with future industry needs. The Strategic CAD Lab (SCL) in the IP Design and Platforms (IDP) Group in Intel Labs is driving exciting research to identify innovative systems technologies and capabilities for system analysis, design, validation and optimization of SoC and datacenter systems.

We are looking for an experienced research scientist to advance our analysis and exploration capabilities for scale-out datacenter systems as well as system-on-chip and system-in-package. The research will focus on enabling novel interconnect technologies and demonstrating their end-to-end system advantages to help translate those technologies into future products. The candidate must have a strong research discipline, be able to closely work with partners to drive the research agenda, and be capable of quick prototyping to test their work.

The ideal candidate is expected to:

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communications skills, be an independent thinker as well as an exceptional team player
  • Maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories. Contribute to scientific literature via papers and presentations. Initiate the design, development, and implementation of automated techniques to fuel Intel's growth in the areas of system-level and architecture design.
  • Use scientific methods to investigate the feasibility of novel concepts typically 3-7 years prior to landing on a product roadmap.
  • Validate ideas through high quality software prototyping, simulations techniques, FPGAs and ability to debug and analyze system platforms.


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:

  • The candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree ( with 4+ years industry or academic experience ) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a relevant engineering discipline
  • 2+ years' experience in research in modeling, analysis and optimization (design and runtime)
  • 2+ years' experience in using and developing performance, power and exploration models
  • 2+ years' software experience in Linux, python, C/C++, performance characterization
  • 2+ years' of research and development in network-on-chip or datacenter networks and familiarity with communication protocols.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of taking initiative and driving projects to completion - results orientation
  • Experience with one or more software and FPGA prototyping projects
  • Understanding of wireless and datacenter networking mechanisms and protocols
  • Familiarity with AI-based optimization techniques
  • Good understanding of modern computer architecture and micro-architecture
  • High-quality publications in top tier conferences and journals.

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.

Other Locations

US, Georgia, Atlanta

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: 2022-05-19 Expires: 2022-06-19

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