Architecture Modeling Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Intel XPU Hardware Architecture team is looking for passionate and experienced individual to help develop the architecture modeling of the next generation of highly efficient XPU architectures for Intel.  This individual will be a member of the small architecture team that works with larger teams of 3D, Compute and Machine learning performance architects, hardware design engineers and compiler engineers to build new XPU products.


You will help us with the following responsibilities:

  • Work with a team to define, implement, and validate high-level functional and performance models for XPU Shader pipeline, execution unit, load-store and memory and cache pipelines
  • Enable 3d, HPC and Machine Learning workloads on architecture simulators to enable the study of the best-in-class features for performance and power
  • Support SW & HW teams for performance and power Attainment during pre-silicon and post-silicon execution


Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Great verbal and written communication skills, and clarity in technical communications
  • Self-starter that can work independently, and an aptitude to learn new things quickly to enhance the broader skill set from performance analysis to logic design
  • Working with multi-functional and cross-site groups

What Intel offers you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth
  • As a global company in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, or Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corp.)
  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance
  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more


Minimum skills and experience:

Must have a Masters Computer Science, Electrical Engineering,  Mathematics, or a related field with 3+ years of industry experience.  Or a have a PhD in the same fields with 1+ years of research or industry experience.

Your experience should be in the following:    

  • Programming Skills in C/C++ and standard version control tools like Git or perforce.
  • Experience in related architecture or functional modeling in one or more of the following areas:  CPU, micro-processor, DSP, GPU shader pipeline, Cache or memory pipeline.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Unix or Windows software development,
  • Delivering high quality IP development (Modeling or RTL or Design or Validation)
  • Scripting language like Python and other high productive programming language like Go
  • Logical design and modeling language like SystemC, Verilog or SystemVerilog .
  • Synopsys/Candence tools to debug RTL waveform
  • 3D workload performance on modern GPU (mobile or discrete) 
  • Graphics and GPGPU programming APIs (OpenCL, DX, Vulkan, etc.)
  • GPU high performance kernel optimization for machine learning and raytracing.
  • Design or Validation of Complex GPU features Across multiple cluster units.
  • Floating point design and algorithm, numerical error analysis
  • SIMD architecture and micro-architecture

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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
Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

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