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Cloud Software Architect

Santa Clara, California, United States Job ID JR0249118 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

Join our Software and Advanced Technology Group as a Cloud Software Architect!

This role is responsible for the strategic vision of the software architecture for the Intel Trust Platform (ITP) cloud service. Responsibilities include defining the technical vision, architecture, technical requirements, and operational considerations for a cloud-native software-as-a-service. This role is also responsible for providing technical oversight and guidance to the engineering teams.

As part of this role, you will have the influence, scope and responsibility to ensure that the software architecture for the ITP service is well-designed to meet current and ongoing customer requirements around functionality, scalability, performance, reliability, availability, security, cost efficiency and industry best practices.

Day to day activities can vary but will be a combination of the following:

  • Design and planning.

  • Technical review.

  • Collaboration, mentoring and guidance to engineers.

  • Research and Proof-of-Concept development.

  • Architecture evolution and forward thinking.

  • Architecture and Design communications (presentations and meetings)

Work deliverables include:

  • Architecture, high level, low level Design Documents

  • Proof of concept implementations

  • Scalability and performance plans

  • Security and compliance plans

  • Data management strategy

  • Deployment strategy

  • Cost estimations and optimization plans

  • Technical presentations


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.

The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 6+ years of experience -OR- a Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 4+ years of experience -OR- a PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 2+ year of experience in:

  • 3 or more years of experience designing applications using multiple public Cloud platforms and services (Azure, AWS, GCP)

  • 3 or more years of experience demonstrating expert level knowledge of Cloud architecture patterns (microservices, event-driven, serverless, API first and API gateways, service mesh, CQRS, stateless design).

  • 3 or more years of experience designing distributed systems (CAP, distributed storage system, consensus)

  • 3 or more years of experience scaling and performance optimizing Cloud software

Experience with the following skillset is preferred:

  • Fundamental understanding of networking and security in Cloud environments (API gateways, firewalls, routing, and security policies)

  • Knowledge of scalability and performance optimizations for Cloud software

  • Strong knowledge of containerization and orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Familiarity with serverless computing technology.

  • Fundamental knowledge of database systems (relational and object stores), including scaling, sharing and replication.

  • Deep understanding of monitoring and logging in Cloud environments including retention and cost optimization strategies

  • Familiarity with DevOps and CI/CD concepts and practices.

  • Ability to create high-quality documentation about architectural decisions, design rationale and implementation guidelines.

  • Secure Development Lifecycle

  • Agile Development Methodology

  • Infrastructure as code

  • Continuous integration and delivery/deployment

  • DevSecOps Experience

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing – across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

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: $196,750.00-$314,670.00
*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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