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Job ID: JR0036404
Job Category: Engineering Management
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Director of Software Engineering in the Quartus Compiler

Job Description

As a Director of Software Engineering in the Quartus Prime Compiler Group you will lead the development of state of the art FPGA EDA Design Software for the Programmable Software Engineering group at PSG.  The PSWE group is part of the larger Programmable Solutions Engineering (PSE) organization responsible for all aspects of software engineering delivering the capability of Intel FPGA technology to customers and enabling a smart and connected world.

The Quartus Prime Compiler team works on some of the most challenging and exciting software optimization problems in the world. You will work with some of the industry’s most accomplished technologists and lead a talented group of technical managers and engineers to help deliver best-in-class tools that power the industry’s most advanced semi-conductors. The Quartus Prime Compiler team is based in San Jose, CA and Toronto, Canada.

The successful candidate will: help define a technical roadmap that produces best-in-class EDA technologies, resource and direct activities in the Engineering function to meet schedules, standards and cost; interact directly with customers and other PSG organizations to understand emerging product needs; cultivate and reinforce appropriate group values, norms and behaviors; identify and analyze problems, plans, tasks, and solutions; establish and oversee standards of excellence for group performance; provide guidance on employee development, performance, and productivity issues; use judgment on a variety of problems requiring deviation from standard practices. 

We are seeking a dynamic individual with deep technical experience in EDA software development to perform a key leadership role in our growing Quartus Prime EDA Compiler Group across San Jose and Toronto. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing a strategy and vision for delivering state of the art EDA Development Tools and Compilers
  • Managing all engineering projects, initiatives, and processes in alignment with PSG Engineering direction and commitments
  • Developing the organization for sustained growth, and developing people for technical leadership and management roles
  • Driving and supporting process improvements to improve efficiencies, in line with PSG Engineering goals for productivity & cost
  • Actively engaging with the PSWE leadership team to solve on-going product execution and organization challenges
  • Proactively managing stakeholders in the development process with clear decision making and crisp communication to ensure the organization meets committed budget and plans.
  • Influencing peers across planning / engineering / marketing to drive major initiatives in the interest of the overall business
  • Be an effective ambassador for PSG and Intel as member of the overall PSWE Engineering Leadership team.
  • Work with senior technologists from the company to identify opportunities for innovation and breakthrough results
  • Direct mentorship of managers and senior technical leaders



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.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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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