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Junior High Velocity Expert (SK)

Folsom, California; Hillsboro, Oregon; Phoenix, Arizona; San Jose, California; Portland, Oregon Job ID JR0231726 Job Category General Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

It's exciting to join Intel as a Junior High-Velocity Expert!

The successful candidate will serve in the role of a High Velocity (HV) Expert for the High-Velocity Program Office (HVPO). As a junior HV Expert, the candidate is responsible for accelerating the pace of solving problems by utilizing breakthrough improvement methods and adapting them situationally. Moreover, the candidate will contribute to the team's efforts to set the HV strategy as it relates to knowledge sharing, building learning organizations, and HV expansion across Intel. We expect our HV Experts to be Fearless, Curious, Humble, Inclusive, and Compassionate, and to deliver high-quality work while striving for an Ideal State.

What you'll be doing:

  • Manages programs of large (maybe global) scope, impact, and complexity through all phases of the lifecycle that is focused on the development, implementation, or upgrade of internal customers' technology, products, or processes.
  • This may provide secondary or indirect support for customer products.
  • Manages interdependencies and integration among multiple projects, teams, and stakeholders.
  • Has decision-making authority at the program level.
  • Handles cross-organizational programs of broad scope and high complexity or of broad scope and moderate complexity, usually managing a core team that manages function-specific teams.
  • Sets direction for programs directly related to corporate policies or important business operations to meet strategic goals of significance.
  • Leads the core team and guides the performance of functional teams. Is the key interface with stakeholders and leadership internally and externally. Sets and refines project objectives.
  • Assigns overall tasks to others managing general areas of responsibility in support of program goals.
  • Exercises judgment and discretion to develop solutions, remove obstacles and redefine approaches. Recommends or sets business strategies or corporate policies, and deviates as appropriate.
  • Oversees the identification of tasks and research, dependencies, cost and assigns resources, and communicates expectations to core team members. Creates/tracks/adjusts the program schedule.
  • Assesses risks and identifies solutions to timely, efficient achievement of program goals.
  • Ensures that quality standards and budget constraints are met. Ensures appropriate progress against schedule and takes remedial action as appropriate. Prioritizes utilization of resources with other functions. Influences business unit cross-organizational strategies are relevant to program goals.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:

  • Willingness to lead groups through process mapping events using methodologies like Kaizen and Lean.
  • Track record of proficiency in working in a high-performing team culture while leveraging skills like coaching, independence, tolerance of ambiguity, process orientation, stakeholder management, and program management.
  • Effective problem-solving and group leadership skills.
  • Background in documentation and sharing process documentation.
  • Influence and negotiate with stakeholders.
  • Results and process / systems-oriented, has proven critical thinking and showcases questioning of major decisions that lead to high-impact solutions.

The position is associated with the sale of the NAND business to SK Hynix aligning to Phase 2 of the transaction. Employees aligned to Phase 2 will continue to be employed by Intel developing NAND technology and components. Phase 2 of the transaction is expected to close in March 2025 at which time employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition employment to Solidigm, a stand-alone US subsidiary of SK Hynix headquartered in San Jose, California with offices world-wide. Solidigm is a leading global supplier of NAND flash memory solutions, led by Robert (Rob) B. Crooke as CEO, previously senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group. To read more, see:


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:
Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Development/Change, Business, Operations, Engineering, or similar field and 3+ years of experience.

  • 2+ years of work experience with Process Oriented Systems (Lean, Agile, High Velocity, RIHV, etc).
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies like High Velocity or Lean, as demonstrated via education or equivalent work experience.

Preferred qualifications:

Master's Degree in Organizational Development/Change, Business, Operations, Engineering, or similar field and 2+ years of experience in the minimum qualifications.

Inside this Business Group
Employees in Intel's NAND Product Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

Other Locations

US,OR,Hillsboro;US,AZ,Phoenix;US,CA,San Jose;US,OR,Portland

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:

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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