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SoC Power Architect

Austin, Texas; San Diego, California; Santa Clara, California; Arizona; Remote Job ID JR0236129 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Fully Remote Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Xe Silicon Engineering(XSE) is looking for a SoC Power Architect to drive power and performance optimizations across super compute graphics processors. You will be a member of the architecture team that defines the features for Intel's hardware design engineers, software engineers, and validation teams to build industry-leading products.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Develop innovative power management solutions that comprehend diverse workloads
  • Architect the PM microcontrollers and firmware
  • Drive the SoC Power Management Architecture for one or more products
  • Specify hardware vs. firmware partitioning along with architectural interfaces and algorithms
  • Drive architecture standardization, automation, and configurability
  • Oversee post-silicon PM tuning
  • Convert High-Level Product and Industry Specs into detailed Architectural feature definitions

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong technical verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and learn quickly
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, multi-disciplined, cross-site environment
  • Strong data-driven decision-making for product features and strategy
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills; leadership skills
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts to upper management and other engineers


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field with 8+ years of industry experience. OR a Master's Degree in the same fields with 6+ years of experience:

Your experience should be in the following:

  • SoC architecture and Power Management
  • Ability to develop power management strategies to meet product KPIs and corresponding architectures to realize those strategies
    Experience with clearly specifying interfaces, requirements, and targets with IP architect suppliers
  • Power fundamentals and the tradeoffs available to optimize dynamic and leakage power
  • Technical design skills (design and validation of different aspects of systems according to the specifications)
  • Data analysis and debugging

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Complex, highly integrated SoC architectures
  • GPU architecture
  • Embedded Firmware/Software Architecture
  • 3D, Machine Learning, and/or media architectures and workloads
  • SoC design and validation
  • Power and performance analysis

Inside this Business Group
The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

US,CA,San Diego;US,CA,Santa Clara;US,AZ,Virtual

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, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:$148,930.00-$238,410.00

Working Model
This role is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as 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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