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Strategic Product Planner

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) seeks a Strategic Product Planner for Intel's Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Silicon Products. Intel PSG is experiencing unprecedented growth with innovation of new applications and features for both traditional and new markets. The person in this role will be an integral contributor to the growth and scale of PSG.

Strategic Hardware Planner position focuses on partnering and influencing strategic deliverables throughout the organization.

The Strategic Hardware Planner is a critical, role within PSG's Product Planning organization and puts you at the center of PSG products. This role affords you a great opportunity to make a disruptive and positive impact to PSG's near and long-term business goals. You will take on challenging and complex problems where you will need to apply sound technical and business judgment in defining solutions and effectively communicating complex issues to audiences that may include senior executives, Marketing, Engineering, Sales and Customers.

As Strategic Hardware Planner you will be responsible for coordinating with Engineering, business, and Marketing stakeholders to jointly define, drive and manage PSG's FPGA architecture product strategy. You will be driving the requirements from vertical markets into specifications for PSG products. This will involve synthesizing and analyzing requirements from various sources including but not limited to PSG's strategy and marketing teams, Intel business divisions and other Intel business units, customers etc.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drives creation of Market Requirements Documents based on inputs from customers and PSG business partners.

  • Orchestrates architecture performance/benchmarking ensuring effective measures and methodologies are in place.

  • Partner with engineering to define a market leading architecture and build expert knowledge of PSG's and competition's FPGA architectures.

  • Works closely with other Strategic Planners to manage, track and oversee deliverables from cross functional teams - towards contributing to a product proposal.

  • Networks and coordinates with business stakeholders to continuously drive and champion customer requirements into product proposals.

  • Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations on which to pursue.

  • Manage complex feature, schedule, cost, and performance tradeoffs.

Behavioral Traits

  • Excellent communications demonstrated skill to influence at all levels and driving results

  • Business acumen - Understands business and technical challenges landscapes, strong technical acumen with background on vertical markets and FPGA solutions.

  • Leadership - Influences, defines and drive decisions in a proactive, assertive manner, can articulate ideas and concepts in a compelling and targeted way to promote change.

  • Presence and Communications - Can create and facilitate engagement and dialogue with open communication, can communicate goals and plans critical project stakeholders.

  • Self-starter - Comfortable driving unchartered, high paced programs with limited oversight.

  • Strategic thinker- Be able to keep the big picture in focus, while managing highly complex decisions as part of multi-disciplinary programs with potentially conflicting interests towards a common goal.

  • Highly analytical - Data driven and possess strong problem-solving skills, to structure complicated issues and find creative solutions to challenges.

  • Strong interpersonal skills - Willing to bring difficult discussions to the table and arbitrate different viewpoints effectively, not afraid to speak up to ensure success of program.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Education requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of experience with embedded hardware and software processors (e.g., design, implementation, application support etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years of total preferred experience should include:

  • Customer-facing and engagement role

  • Strategic Planning, Architecture definition and/or Design Engineering

  • Technical business role (e.g., roles working with markets/applications)

  • FPGA experience (e.g., design, implementation, etc.)

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.

Other Locations

Virtual US and Canada

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 is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-05-26 Expires: 2022-06-26

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