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Job ID: JR0815043
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Software Performance Engineer

Job Description

The Datacenter Software Technologies team is looking for a Software Performance Engineer to be part of a project in the area of server runtime optimizations. You will work on optimization of dynamic languages compilers, and runtimes, and development of optimized algorithms, as part of a strategic line of Intel projects, ensuring that most used server programming languages in the industry execute best on Intel Architecture. You will be involved in enabling the latest platforms and technologies and your work will have a direct impact for Intel partners.


  • Development of Datacenter/Cloud scripting language workloads (e.g., Python)
  • Analysis and characterization of applications and scripting language runtimes in datacenter/cloud use cases
  • Development of new features and performance enhancements to applications and scripting language runtimes in datacenter/cloud use cases

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent,
  • 3 years of work experience with hands-on C/C++ programming experience and exposure to low-level programming (OS/embedded/etc.), or computer architecture/internals interaction;
  • 3 years of experience with scripting languages such as Python and ability to perform profiling and software optimizations for better performance;

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree strongly preferred and 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Excellent English communication skills;
  • Performance optimizations in the area of compilers, libraries or runtime technologies; x86 microprocessor ISA, micro-architecture, and the runtime SW architecture


Inside this Business Group

The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

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