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SoC Architecture and Performance Engineer

Santa Clara, California Job ID JR0209994 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

The Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group (AXG) is a newly formed group to increase focus and accelerate execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics for Intel. Within AXG, the Custom Compute (XCC) organization is chartered with building custom SoC silicon and packages to deliver unique solutions for customer needs.  We are looking for strong technical leaders who communicates well with great collaboration skills to join our team. This position is for architecture and performance modeling of industry’s first next generation privacy preserving security technologies accelerator SoC. This system will lead in performance compared to current state of the art with innovations in algorithms and software, custom compute, data movement and I/O.

In this position you will help us with the following responsibilities.

  • Pathfinding and technical requirement definition for an accelerator SoC (System on a Chip) with emphasis on  the newest I/O, memory and custom fabric technologies.
  • Determines architecture design, logic design, and system simulation.
  • Defines module interfaces/formats for simulation and performance modeling in software.
  • Performs Logic design for integration of cell libraries, functional units and subsystems into SoC full chip designs, Register Transfer Level coding, simulation and performance modeling and estimation(Power, thermal) for SoCs.
  • Experience with  all aspects of the SoC design flow from highlevel design to synthesis, place and route, timing and power to create a design database that is ready for manufacturing to assess architecture and performance trade-offs via modeling and simulation.


Minimum skills and experience that will get you noticed:

Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent field with 5+ years of Industry experience.  Or a Master’s in the same fields with 3+ years of industry experience.  Or a PhD completed by December of 2022 in the same field.

Your experience must be include one or more of the following:

  • SoC Architecture or SOC subsystem architecture  and microarchitecture definition
  • Power and Thermal performance Modeling
  • Simulation
  • Software development in Python, C, C++ or Domian Specific Language modeling
  • Linear Algebra
  • Security technologies
  • Workload analysis

Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand out

  • CXL/PCIe based accelerator SOC definition
  • Functional, behavioral and performance simulation experience
  • Software modeling of complex systems

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.

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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