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SoC Architect

Shanghai, China; Beijing, China Job ID JR0231149 Job Category Engineering Work Mode On-site Required Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Principal Engineers at Intel are active technical leaders inside and outside the company. Activities include participation in major industry and academic conferences, voting membership in international standards committees, generation of patents and technical papers.

Primary responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Designs framework for particular functions.

  • Defines, documents and tests processes for inclusion into technical platforms, subsystem specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility.

  • Identifies, analyzes and resolves subsystem and/or SoC design weaknesses. Influences the shaping of future products by significantly contributing to the architecture used across design families.

  • Provides multilayered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.

  • Responsible for defining SoC Frontend Architecture and Micro-architecture.

  • Define SoC microarchitecture for IL SoC testchips and publish the specification for the various SS/IPs.

  • Drive the selection of various interface and functional IPs.

  • Work with Design and Verification leads on feature scoping, trade-off analysis and design implementation phasing plans, Verification recommendations, Design and Verification plan reviews.

  • Interface with Physical Design during timing clocking reviews and convergence issues, Power-Performance, and post-Silicon Validation team during Power-ON and post-Si Val.

  • Perform performance and performance/watt modeling, estimate gate count, power using System C, Simics, NOC studio, Platform Architect, other tools.

  • Lead the performance model definition and development.

  • Participate in design reviews of hardware and related software systems.

  • Collaborate with internal and external team members on architectural decisions, development flows and methodologies.


You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or associated discipline with 12+ years of relevant experience.

Or a Master's degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering or associated discipline with 10+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Skills/Experience (one or more of the following):

Experience with High performance and/or low power SOCs Architecture/microarchitecture

Experience with LPDDR/GDDR/HBM memory interfaces

Experience with Network-On-Chip, Ethernet, Media, Video interfaces

Experience in integrating high speed interfaces

Inside this Business Group
The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center 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.

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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 require an on-site presence.
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“I’ve always wanted to do something that changes the world — at Intel, I feel appreciated, and I’ve gained more confidence in myself. It makes me feel like I’m capable of doing great things.”

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