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Interfaces Application Engineer

Guadalajara, Mexico Job ID JR0230859 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level
Job Description

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches lives. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections - artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge - that together will shape the future of technology.

As an Interfaces Application Engineer in the Programmable Solutions Group (formerly known as Altera), you will serve as the technical subject matter expert for Intel interconnect (PCIe, CXL) and/or external memory interfaces (DDR4/DDR5/LPDDR5) and provide solutions that allow our key customers to successfully meet market demands. We value technical excellence, customer focus, integrity, and teamwork.

Your specific role will have opportunity to, but not limited to the following:

  • Develop designs for next generation protocol IPs (Intellectual Property) and Intel Interconnects, including PCIe Gen 3/4/5, CXL, DDR4, DDR5, LPDDR5, and Intel Optane Persistent Memory.
  • Participate in interoperability testing and compliance for protocol IP use cases and demonstrate performance to customers.
  • Create collateral including protocol IP user guides, reference designs, technology demonstrations, tools, and macros.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams for issue resolution and protocol validation and provide feedback to engineering on protocol IP quality and customer experience.  


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, and/or internship experience. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related STEM field (documentation related to bachelor's degree completion will be required).
  • 3+ months of experience designing and/or debugging PCIe or DDR4/DDR5 memory interfaces or related coursework.
  • Advanced English.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters' degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with at least 6 months of experience or relevant coursework in PCIe or DDR4/DDR5 memory interfaces.
  • 6+ months of experience in customer support or customer facing role.
  • 6+ months of experience in FPGA design and debug.

A candidate who accepts an offer of employment is required to present their own personal identification information and numbers for the following:  Mexican Security Number (NSS), Tax Identification Number (RFC) and CURP identification number.

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.

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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