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Platform Security Researcher

Hillsboro, Oregon; Santa Clara, California Job ID JR0230612 Job Category Engineering Support Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

The DCAI DPEA Security Assurance and Research team leads security compliance, governance and research work for all Xeon platforms. In this hands-on leadership position, you will formulate and execute plans for security research for various aspects of Xeon platforms and its ingredients.

You will mentor and lead other product security experts and security researchers. Product Security Experts and Security Researchers are responsible for secure design, development and operation of Intel's hardware and software products and services.

In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Threat assessments.
  • Design of security components.
  • Vulnerability assessment and ensuring products conform to standards and specifications.

You may direct the activities of a research group in the research and/or development of technology relevant to an organization's future products, projects and programs. Position requires collaboration with others on the direction of basic research and development relevant to long term objectives and concerns. Develops strategies to ensure effective achievement of scientific objectives. Monitors and evaluates completion of tasks and projects. Oversees interdepartmental activities and research effort.


Candidate must have a Masters degree or higher in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 9+ years' experience with:

  • Computer architecture, GFX, CPU design, SoC layout, chipset functionality, BIOS, Firmware, Drivers, and Data Centric use cases. System security research and exploring software and hardware techniques as a method of attack against targets within the computing systems.
  • Security threats, vulnerability research along with practicing security development lifecycle practices.
  • Authentication, cryptography, and secure protocols.

Preferred Qualification

5+ years of experience with:

  • Threat modeling.
  • Security code review, analysis, and vulnerability assessment. Reverse engineering skills.
  • Exploitation and mitigation technique developments.
  • Security testing techniques including fuzzing and pen-testing.
  • Architecting, strategizing and evangelizing advanced product security countermeasures into products.

Inside this Business Group
The Data Platforms Engineering and Architecture (DPEA) Group invents, designs & builds the world's most critical computing platforms which fuel Intel's most important business and solve the world's most fundamental problems. DPEA enables that data center which is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US,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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