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Job ID: JR0034198
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

FPGA Software System Architect

Job Description

The Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) is looking for talented, highly motivated candidates to work intimately with our lead customers to co-develop FPGA based systems. Working alongside Intel processors, the FPGA is delivering a highly efficient, flexible and scalable platform to solve our automotive customers’ intricate processing challenges.

As a System Architect in System Solution Engineering (SSE) department, you will be responsible for research and definition of work functions for development team. You will work and collaborate in a rapid learning environment, alongside industry experts to accelerate embedded FPGA implementations in emerging applications domains. Our innovation driven environment will encourage you to become a self-starter and a leader to solve most challenging technical problems.

Technologies are moving rapidly as are market needs. The right candidate will be excited and energized by these dynamic challenges. Your opinions and thoughts are valued from day one.

The successful candidate will gain immediate visibility of the impact of their work and directly drive business success.

Key Responsibilities:

Work with strategic customers to develop and deliver customer driven Proof-of-Concept, Solutions and Benchmarks, demonstrating the value of Intel FPGA

  • Research, envision and define solutions in collaboration with business developers, strategic marketing architects, engineering organizations within PSG and across Intel corporation. 
  • Define functional work for development teams
  • Customer enablement: Support strategic customer development using Intel FPGA products
  • Influence Intel FPGA VLSI and Software planning teams
  • Collaborate with other business groups in Intel to develop overall Intel strategy
  • Engage with strategical partners and developers’ eco-system to grow FPGA adoption


  • M.S in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related degree
  • Experience of 10 years in field of FPGA, Embedded SW, Machine Vision, Signal or Image Processing.
  • 4 years in FPGA design and architecture
  • 4 year in Software Algorithms Development using C/C++ or OpenCL or CUDA
  • 2 years in Systems Engineering and Architecture

Additional (Preferred) Qualifications:

Experience with...

  • MATLAB/ Simulink
  • C/C++, OpenCL, CUDA
  • Verilog or VHDL design for FPGA
  • Functional Safety Standards
  • Real-Time systems
  • Computer Vision, Video, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Machine Vision

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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