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FPGA Software Engineering Manager

San Jose, California, United States Job ID JR0239583 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate and energetic software engineering manager to join our team in Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG). Intel PSG is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets. Intel PSG combines the programmable logic technology with software tools, intellectual property, and customer support to provide high-value programmable solutions to many customers worldwide.

In this role, you will be responsible but not limited to:

  • Leading the team that delivers the software models and Application Programming Interface (APIs) for our next generation of FPGAs.
  • Definition and execution of device model database roadmap in conjunction with hardware development team and client-side software stakeholders.
  • Build and manage a global team of software development engineers responsible for creating tools, flows, methodologies, and automation used by both internal and external teams.
  • Technical, hands-on contributions from architecture stage through to development and validation.
  • Provide architectural and technical guidance and ensure that sound and creative engineering practices are followed.
  • Set priorities for the team, achieve results across boundaries, ensure an inclusive work environment, develop employees, and manage performance.

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

  • Analytical and strong problem-solving skills that can lead the team to drive issues to closure.
  • Organized, assertive, and independent.
  • Build networks with stakeholders in multiple organizations.
  • Committed to the development of great talent.
  • Good coaching and employee development skills.
  • Self-driven and highly motivated to learn and adapt to fast-changing technologies and environments.
  • Strong verbal and written 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 Requirements:
The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

6+ years of industry work experience in the following areas:

  • Data structures and graph algorithms.
  • Designing, developing, and validating clean object-oriented API's.
  • Software development with C++, Java, or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 4+ years of experience or PhD's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 2+ years of experience in the minimum requirements.

2+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • People manager.
  • Industry-standard digital design intent formats, including Verilog, VHDL, LEF/DEF.
  • Version control systems like Perforce, CVS, or Git in a Unix/Linux environment.
  • Electronic Design Automation databases, such as OpenAccess or Milkyway.
  • FPGA architecture and tools.

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.

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:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $156,590.00-$234,830.00
*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

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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