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Cloud Software Development Engineer - 3D/Graphics/Media

Hillsboro, Oregon; Phoenix, Arizona; Folsom, California; Santa Clara, California Job ID JR0233121 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Intel is looking for engineers who are passionate to work on Graphics Virtualization technologies partnering with internal and external teams, for the cloud/enterprise segment. This would involve understanding customer requirements of enterprise class workloads and usages and design/develop virtualization solutions spanning across kernel mode drivers, userland components and associated tools.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Working with Software Architects to implement industry-leading features and capabilities for Intel Graphics
  • Work with various partners to drive new features and enhance graphics performance on upcoming processor graphics devices by analyzing performance issues in software drivers and applications, driving software performance improvements, and recommending software improvements
  • Designing/implementing graphics system-level software for future platforms
  • In this position, candidate will be designing and implementing software/firmware and driving prototypes as needed for new graphics features and new technology for next-generation Intel graphics devices.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Design and implement features in Graphics Driver with VMware/ESXi OS interacting closely with hardware and software teams
  • Responsible for prototyping efforts on next generation graphics processing units and taking that to production
  • Programming primary in C, with some C++
  • Ability to drive software efforts with multiple internal teams from Architecture to delivery with limited supervision.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Capability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient to work in a dynamic and team-oriented environment
  • Networking, communication, and influencing skills.


An eligible candidate 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

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelors degree AND 6+ years experience OR a Masters degree with 4+ years experience in low level technologies.

Minimum of 3+ years of applied experience in at least one of the following attributes:

  • GFX 3D/Media pipeline/driver
  • Understand and/or interpret graphics driver requirements and designs based on hardware, operating system or industry specifications
  • Operating system architecture, kernel mode/low level programming
  • C/C++, ISA/assembly programming language.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graphics Virtualization background is a plus

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.

Other Locations

US,AZ,Phoenix;US,CA,Folsom;US,CA,Santa Clara

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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