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CPU Core Low Power Design Engineer

Folsom, California Job ID JR0236479 Job Category Engineering Work Mode On-site Required Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

In this position, you will be responsible for CPU Power/Performance measurements, debug and optimization and Leading/Managing a Cross-geo Team driving power convergence across multiple products.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Drive power measurements and identify areas for improvement at various levels: arch, Uarch, RTL, SD and others.

  • Leading Architecture, Design, IP COEs and validation teams for Power/Perf debug and optimization.

  • Lead/improve power measurement/optimization tools that are needed for co-optimization of power and timing.

  • Direct Management of Power Team working optimization/projection/co-relation

  • Influencing the future products with Si learnings and provide multi-layered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

The ideal candidate should also exhibit the following:

  • Good problem-solving skills, Leadership skills.

  • Managerial skills.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Willingness to multitask, work in a dynamic and team oriented environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong written and verbal communication skills.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical/Electronic Engineering and 9+ years of experience - OR - a Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical/Electronic Engineering and 6+ years of experience in:

  • VLSI circuit design and Synthesis

  • System Verilog

  • Solid understanding of RTL/SV, Circuit/Logic Design and Computer architecture.

  • CPU Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in:

  • x86 CPU architecture

  • Power/Perf debug expertise.

  • Power Management experience.

  • Power and/or Perf modeling and Si measurement experience.

  • C/C++

  • Assembly

  • Perl/Python programming

Inside this Business Group
The Core and Client Development Group (C2DG) is a worldwide organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, Core ™, and critical IPs that power Intel's leadership products, driving most of the Client roadmap for CCG, Delivering Server First Cores that enable continued growth for DCG and invest in future disruptive technologies.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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:

Working Model
This role will require an on-site presence.
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