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Platform Software Engineer

Bengaluru, India Job ID JR0231791 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

The Programmable Solutions Group at Intel is building Smart NIC : heterogeneous accelerator architectures with FPGAs. The Xeon FPGA group is responsible for combining Intel's world-class Xeon processors with flexible programmable FPGAs that can accelerate the performance of workloads typically run in the Data Center and Edge, by orders of magnitude. We are seeking strong Platforms SW Engineers to join our team to deliver the next generation of scalable Xeon FPGA accelerator platforms.

These platforms include discrete FPGA accelerator cards, highly optimized RTL to deliver high performance IO connectivity to Xeon processors running Intel's opensource OPAE software acceleration framework. Solutions built on this technology cover genomics, deep-learning, data analytics, network function virtualization and other fast-growing areas.

You will be part of an platform SW engineering team responsible for delivering platform SW for smart NIC platform, You will be contributing in many areas of the software lifecycles(Architecture, SW development , debugging, testing, and customer engagement/ product support. The platform SW stack includes Hypervisor, user level platform software, kernel level drivers for interaction with FPGAs and management APIs.

The ideal candidate should be motivated, self-driven, able to set priorities and get results across boundaries. May also be required to provide architectural and technical guidance and ensure that sound engineering decisions are followed. Interacts with stakeholders, both internal and external.

- Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors of Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related field with 3-8 years of industry experience.
- Experience in functional and object-oriented programming including C, C++, and python
- Excellent system debugging skill.
- Experience in software development working directly with hardware, e.g., HW device drivers, embedded software development, etc.
- Experience in One/More of following
o Hand on Linux device drivers development / Linux Kernel programming experience.
o Virtualization and Hypervisor
o Security
o virtIO drivers / NIC Drivers
o RDMA/RoCE/InfiniBand


BE in CSE/Electronics with 3 to 15 years of relevant experience
Experience developing user level software and drivers for FPGAs
Knowledge of FPGA platforms and interaction with host software and drivers
Knowledge of high speed serial protocols such as PCIe, Ethernet, CXL

Experience working with cross-geo teams

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
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

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Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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