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Job ID: JR0032586
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
Other Locations: California, Santa Clara;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Strategic Planning Director for Networking Software - RSD

Job Description

Be a part of the Intel’s Ethernet Networking Division (ND) Strategic Planning team and be at the center of defining future Ethernet products and solutions for data centers.  You will play a central role in helping ND develop new datacenter Ethernet opportunities across a diverse set of market verticals, including cloud, comms/networking, storage, and enterprise.  You will be part of defining the larger Intel Ethernet roadmap through ownership of SW roadmap spanning multiple product generations. Furthermore, you will help develop business strategies, as well as recommend investments and partnerships to execute your vision.

Key job activities:

  • Lead use cases, deployment models and market requirements for software capabilities that are necessary across future server Ethernet networking solutions.
  • Deeply understand emerging business priorities and use cases (cloud, enterprise, etc.).
  • Understand programmable HW (FPGA) and determine what software (tools, SDK, new performance measurement/analysis tools, etc.) is needed to be successful in market.
  • Identify and prioritize a list of pathfinding projects to accelerate adoption of Intel solutions in market.
  • Rationalize and prioritize software investments, such as in DPDK, Ethernet drivers/software, CPU-integrated and FGPA-based network accelerators.
  • Determine and represent priority, cost and ROI for individual software capabilities. Represent SW in various planning, marketing, future product discussions.
  • Drive virtual team of SW subject matter experts and own overall software roadmap that rationalizes and prioritizes software investments, such as DPDK, Ethernet drivers/software, SW used within CPU- and FPGA-based network accelerators.
  • Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations on which to pursue.
  • Work closely with customers and partners to collect future product requirements.
  • Manage complex feature, schedule, cost, and performance tradeoffs.
  • Coordinate strategies with product planning and marketing teams.
  • Build expert knowledge of the datacenter industry and competition.


Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

California, Santa Clara;

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Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.

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