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Job ID: JR0033713
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. Cloud Application Engineer

Job Description

The Cloud is one of the most innovative areas in computing today and the Cloud runs on Intel. The Software and Services Group at Intel is seeking a Sr. Application Engineer with a focus on Cloud Computing usages.

Your responsibilities in this role will include characterization, performance analysis, and optimization of applications, foundational software stacks, and workloads in the Cloud. These usages represent Cloud paradigms that span the spectrum from IaaS and Paas to FaaS and SaaS.

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

  • Team leadership skills
  • Must have prior experience leading teams and a proven ability to manage stakeholders, both external and internal
  • Great communication skills
  • Self-starter - candidate must be motivated, a self-starter, and able to context-switch between multiple projects


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through relevant previous school, industry jobs and/or research experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors with 6 Years of Masters in Computer Science/ Compute Engineering or relevant discipline with 5 Years of experience or a PhD with at least two years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Performance analysis - must have a fundamental understanding of software stacks and how software and hardware work together
  • This position involves periodic interaction with Cloud Solution Providers. So demonstrably solid communication skills are a pre-requisite.
  • Candidate must be able to articulate software improvements and hardware benefits to customers and showcase the value-add of Intel Architecture.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid fundamental understanding of micro-architectures, especially Intel Architecture.
  • Experience with all levels of the software stacks, from hypervisors like Xen and KVM to open source application stacks like Cassandra and LAMP stacks.
  • Experience with profilers like Intel VTune and perf.

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

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