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Job ID: JR0052161
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Gdansk, PL
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Platform Software Engineer - Networking

Job Description

The Platform Application Engineering PAE group within the Data Center  Group  is looking for Software Engineer/Technical Marketing Engineer  to focus on the pre-boot area of functionality of Intel wired Ethernet products engaging with internal development teams and external customers. 

The successful applicant will provide product level support for a large variety of customers ranging from embedded to Tier 1. Common duties would include ownership and resolution of technical issues, participation in new product development, reviewing customer designs and provide design-in guidance, representing the customers' technical needs inside Intel.

Collaborating with other Network Division Engineering disciplines and in general contributing toward making the wired Ethernet customer successful.

He/she may also develop technical collateral including application notes to provide clarity for implementation or specific usage, and develop/present technical product training materials. Individuals act as technical experts, consultants, analysts, and program managers, respond to customer requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

Some travel may be required 10% - domestic and international as appropriate based on customer and training needs.


Successful candidate will have:

  • General knowledge of network deployment of the OSes, including Windows WDS and Linux tftp, nfs, pxelinux, grub.
  • Minimum of 2 years recent experience with direct customer interaction in technical support role.
  • Troubleshooting, problem solving, multi-tasking, organization, and customer management skills are critical to success in this role.
  • Very good software debugging skills.
  • Very good verbal and written English communication skills with customers of all skill levels novice thru expert.
  • Comfortable working in Linux and Windows development environments.

Nice to have skills:

  • Pre-boot knowledge utilizing wired Ethernet product, preferably Intel Ethernet products, including PXE, iSCSI boot and UEFI UNDI driver
  • General knowledge regarding PC platform boot process, including both legacy and UEFI BIOS systems.
  • Experience with defect tracking applications.
  • C/C++ programming skills.
  • Strong knowledge of TCP/IP networking stack, especially physical and link layer protocols.
  • Good written and verbal Polish communication skills.


  • Minimum B.S. in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering / Computer Science

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.

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