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System Software Development Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

Flex Engineering is an internal software engineering consulting organization that works with product groups across Intel on cutting-edge technologies. Flex's charter is to help Intel move faster on the most important and impactful projects such as: Autonomous Driving, Virtual Reality, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud, IoT, and Memory.

As an Engineer in Flex, you will move between projects to make high-value contributions across the company while learning new skills and growing your professional network. Projects generally range in duration from 6 to 18 months. Management will work with you to prioritize projects that align with your skills and areas of interest.

We are looking for candidates with solid communication and core software engineering skills who can work with domain experts to understand requirements and then propose and implement software solutions. The ideal candidate will not know everything, but they will be apply their knowledge to new areas and will be flexible and open to learn new skills.

The focus of this role is on system-level software development in areas such as: Linux/Windows OS kernel, Firmware, Library/Middleware, optimization, graphics or memory area simulation/validation I/O driver, imaging/media, AI/Machine learning, and Computer Vision, among others.

In addition the ideal candidate should also have the following behavioral traits:

Strong written/oral communication.
Time management skills.

System Software Engineer:
Designs, develops, integrates, tests, validates, and/or debugs software across multiple layers of the software stack spanning firmware, drivers, operating systems, middleware, frameworks, algorithms, and applications/UI for a specific technology, product/platform, and/or market segment, including the development of software to enable specific features, capabilities, solutions, reference platforms, or Intel products.


Minimum qualifications are required 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 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's with 2 or more years of experience or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or any other related technical discipline.
  • 6+ months of experience or coursework in C/C++ programming, data structures, algorithms.
  • 6+ months of experience or coursework in OS, memory, and resource management.

This position is not eligible for an Intel immigration sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience or coursework in any of these areas:
  • Embedded systems microcontrollers CPU architecture.
  • Version control and continuous integration tools.
  • System software engineering.
  • Linux Kernel Device Drivers RTOS Open Source embedded software development.
  • Low-level Virtual Platforms for HWSW simulation.
  • Other programming languages such as Python Java Bash assembly.
  • Software containerization experience Docker Kubernetes etc.
  • Machine Learning Frameworks.
  • Parallel Graphics Compute development.
  • FPGA Verilog OpenCL or RTL Design.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

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

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