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AI Hardware Technical Program Manager

Leixlip, Leinster, Ireland Job ID JR0262131 Job Category Platform Hardware and Systems Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

As part of the Client Computing Group (CCG), the Neural Processing Unit (NPU) IP Team have been at the forefront of designing and delivering solutions for exciting new machine vision and artificial intelligence markets. The NPU is a critical component of Intel's AI strategy.

Within the group, the NPU IP Hardware team are responsible for delivering Artificial Intelligence (AI) accelerator Intellectual Property (IP) enabling Intel's silicon development programs and are involved right from concept, through architecture into design, verification and debug of new silicon products.

We are seeking a motivated Technical Program Manager to drive Hardware execution for one or more programs for Intel's NPU IP product lines. You will be responsible for organizing activities to ensure on-time delivery of key hardware deliverables throughout the program lifecycle on time and within scope and budget. This is a visible role that interfaces across business units and involves directly working with architects, development engineers, physical design engineers, validation engineers and management to drive results.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Engineering teams, to plan and execute projects, ensuring that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction, and resources to deliver projects effectively.

  • Work with internal and external teams to establish realistic estimates and timelines, while supporting continuous monitoring and mentoring to help ensure that projects remain on target to meet deadlines.

  • Manages interdependencies and integration among multiple projects, teams, and stakeholders

  • Defining and delivering indicators on progress to management and senior leadership.

  • Proactively identify program issues and mitigate risks..

  • Work with the project team identifying and planning key Program milestones

  • Monitor Project health providing weekly updates on key Program milestones

  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and guide team members on optimum project planning and execution

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications below:

  • Leadership and decision making skills

  • Analytical planning and problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including listening skills

  • Comfortable presenting program status and issues to peers and senior management

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build respect and influence across a diverse cross organizational team without having solid line management authority

  • Needs to be detail-oriented to track defect criteria, feature status, and other release activities.

  • Ability to effectively lead meetings, including setting clear agendas, taking clear minutes, and following up on critical actions

  • Ability to independently monitor Program status and escalate when there are issues or features are at risk of not being delivered.

  • Needs to have effective mechanisms for tracking status and communicating to program stakeholders.

  • Needs to work without reminders to manage program status.

  • Willing to operate in ambiguous environments and have the ability to provide the team with clarity and direction.

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries

  • Strong advocate for inclusion and the power of diverse perspectives in achieving value for Intel.




  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic or Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related field

  • At least eight years of industry experience in hardware(Silicon) or software engineering

  • 5+ years of program management experience

  • Ability to ramp quickly on new technologies in the AI / ML space

Additional preferred qualifications:

  • Two or more years in an engineering lead or architect role

  • Familiarity with AI / Machine Learning

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group (CCG) is responsible for driving business strategy and product development for Intel's PC products and platforms, spanning form factors such as notebooks, desktops, 2 in 1s, all in ones. Working with our partners across the industry, we intend to deliver purposeful computing experiences that unlock people's potential - allowing each person use our products to focus, create and connect in ways that matter most to them. As the largest business unit at Intel, CCG is investing more heavily in the PC, ramping its capabilities even more aggressively, and designing the PC experience even more deliberately, including delivering a predictable cadence of leadership products. As a result, we are able to fuel innovation across Intel, providing an important source of IP and scale, as well as help the company deliver on its purpose of enriching the lives of every person on earth.

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 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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