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Job ID: JR0023791
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: College Grad

Research Scientist

Job Description

Come intern with Intel LABS.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse in a technical nature and will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the role, U.S. experience and education requirements.

The responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Initiate the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research projects to fuel Intel's growth in the areas of computing, communication, technology and manufacturing and new business opportunity. 
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and products typically 7+ years prior to landing on a product roadmap. 
  • Plans and executes laboratory research. 
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, and contributes to scientific literature and conferences. 
  • May participate in development of intellectual property. 
  • May coordinate interdepartmental activities and research effort

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Motivated, self-directed and able to work effectively both independently and in a team.
  • Good planning skills


Must be pursuing a Masters or Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other science/engineering related field.
Minimum of 3 months experience in the following areas:
• Network protocols TCP, IP, MPLS, VLAN, VxLAN, etc., networking technologies routing, forwarding, etc. , and device architectures NICs, routers, switches, appliances like load balancer, NAT, firewall, etc.
• System software architecture including recent Linux kernels and drivers.
• Analyzing bottlenecks in an existing network system design and propose improvements to increase performance, efficiency, scalability and stability of system components.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with packet processing related software, such as Intel DPDK, Open vSwitch, as well as virtual NICs
• Programming with OpenCL, GPGPU, FPGA
• System design using simulation and/or emulation environments
• Open source software contribution experience
• Architecture development including system analysis, problem decomposition, and a pragmatic understanding of how modern-day computer systems are put together
• Contemporary Intel architecture, including recent platform advancements in CPU microarchitecture, cache and memory, IO, virtualization
• System software development and profiling experience in C/C++, as well as scripting

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.

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