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Job ID: JR0046844
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Swindon, UK
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Software Application Engineer: Client & Media

Job Description

This is a unique position for experienced software engineers combining leading-edge software engineering work with project management, customer relations and influencing. In this role you will be working with leading European software developing companies and institutions to port, enhance, and optimize their software products - making sure that they run best on Intel's latest and upcoming client platforms, e.g. PC, All-in-Ones, Ultrabooks, Convertibles and NUCs, leveraging latest technologies such as Multicore-Scaling, UHD, HDR, 360 video, Virtual Reality and hardware enhanced security like Intel Software Guard Extension SGX.

You will support and influence software developers during all phases of the development cycle, incl. feature definition, project setup, project execution, and tech support for go-to-market. You will use your practical experience to offer technical training, consultation, and hands-on assistance to software developers in the areas of software architecting, code development, Intel software tools usage, testing and tuning of software applications.

As the technical subject expert, you will be responsible for giving technical roadmap updates, staying on top of Intel internal optimization tools as well as latest developer coding paradigms (especially C++). After performance analysis, you will need to understand & write optimized code to guide industry leading third-party suppliers (ISV) to run better on Intel products utilising latest Intel hardware and software offerings.

You will interface with Intel Engineering groups to resolve software related problems that impede the customers' success. You will provide technical feedback to Intel divisions to enhance upcoming Intel platforms, technologies, and products. As a technology consultant to Intel Sales & Marketing Group, you will be using your hands-on experience to create technical collateral promoting Intel platforms and technologies to software developers. You will also be responsible for research, authoring, and presentation of technical papers.

The position offers a great opportunity to advance applicant's leading-edge software engineering qualifications as well as develop strong project management and customer relationship skills. It offers a unique direct insight into key players in the software and IT industries. Inclusion is the ground where innovation takes root. At Intel, we believe that a workforce made up of people with unique experiences, varied points of view, and diverse skills makes us a stronger company.

The impact our technologies have on people's lives around the world is a direct result of our diverse employees. We seek to attract the best talent, and once at Intel, we work hard to ensure that every employee has opportunities to thrive and achieve their goals without cultural, gender, or racial barriers to impede their progress. When you work for Intel, you join a company where your career-and your life-can benefit from long-term stability and continual growth. Together, we can change the world.

Competitive salary

Posting date = Monday 16th April


The successful candidate should have MS degree or equivalent in a scientific or engineering discipline.

Required skills/competencies/Work experience

  • Understanding of Intel Architecture is expected.
  • Experience in software development for PC is required.
  • Profound Experience in programming in C/C++ is a must
  • Working knowledge of latest Microsoft Windows* is required
  • Experience working with Intel software tools Media SDK, Media Server Studio, Intel C/C++ Compiler, GPA, Vtune, MKL, TBB, etc. are desired.
  • This role requires strong time and project management skills.
  • On-site customer support may involve occasional travel to destinations across Europe.
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills, good communication and presentation skills in front of technical audiences are essential.

Additional skills/competencies/Work experience

  • Closer familiarity with OS architecture, kernel level and driver development experience are highly desired.
  • Experience in the following environments is a plus: DirectShow* and Windows Media Foundation, Ffmpeg, Gstreamer or another multimedia framework and media codecs; DirectX*, OpenGL* or another 3D graphics environment HTML5, Qt*, or another GUI development toolkit OpenCV*, OpenVX* or other Visual Analytics libraries.
  • Architecture knowledge of other processor, SoC, or DSPs a plus
  • Experience in modern scripting tools, such as Javascript*, HTML5, Python*, Perl*, etc. - as proven by practical experience developing software is a strong plus
  • Experience in planning and execution of software projects, as well as in software testing, benchmarking, analyzing, and optimizing is an additional strong plus.
  • German or French languages are a plus.

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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