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Job ID: JR0023779
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: College Grad

Research Engineer

Job Description

You are being offered a position as “Research Engineer” at VPG Architecture’s Advanced Research and Technology development team (ART.) The Intel Visual and Parallel Compute Group (VPG) designs and builds the hardware and software for the graphics, media, and display products that are integrated into Intel’s products for the PC, Data Center, handheld, and IOT market segments. ART is the avant-garde team that is chartered with cultivating evolutionary and disruptive technologies to drive and sustain best-in-class leadership of our graphics, media, and display solutions. Technology concepted and incubated in our team is productized and integrated in partnership with other architecture, hardware engineering, software engineering, and solutions teams. A sampling of our research (available at shows our contributions to a diverse set of topics ranging from Virtual Reality to Real-time Ray Tracing.

Working in VPG’s Research team is a unique and exciting opportunity that allows you to showcase your work both internally and externally. You will have the opportunity to network/collaborate with not only the best of Intel’s researchers and architects, but the best from a wide range of external partners such as OS Vendors: Microsoft and Apple standards bodies, game-engine providers, and game developers. If you are passionate about driving the future of graphics, media, and/or display technology and if the possibility of delighting hundreds of millions of users with your work excites you, we have just the right ticket for you. We look forward to working with you

As a Research Engineer at ART, you will work under the direction of highly experienced research scientists and architects and do many of the following:

-Develop new ideas to solve existing problems more efficiently such as lowering the compute required for Virtual/Mixed Reality.

-Identify new problems/opportunities that improve the visual/compute experience for Intel’s customers.

-Arrive at solutions that are optimally factorized into hardware and software innovations.

-Develop software to model/prototype new ideas and evaluate their efficacy, efficiency, and architectural impact.

-Write technical papers and present at prestigious conferences, write specifications to drive implementation into h/w and s/w, and file for patents as appropriate.

-Continuously develop your skills across multiple disciplines such as hardware architecture; graphics; applied mathematics; signal, image, and video processing; and software.



Education and Experience:

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.
Candidate should have 3+ months of educational or work experience with the following:
-Strong programming skills in C/C++
-Understanding of Computer Graphics demonstrated through course work and/or projects.
Ability to comprehend current research by reading papers and duplicating results.

Preferred Qualifications:

-GPU architecture knowledge and/or workload and performance characteristics
-Performance analysis using low-level tools
-Video game development, rendering software or visual effects in film
-Familiarity with parallel programming environments: TBB, OpenCL, CUDA, etc
-Writing, publication, presentations at events/conferences

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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