Client Software Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for defining the overall software and Firmware architecture for a complex System on Chip incorporating multiple compute environment.

The candidate will guide the software, Firmware architects responsible for the subsystem inside and outside of Intel ecosystem to create an optimized Overall architecture via RFI/RFQ and IP Contracts process.

This role requires a candidate to gain a deep understanding of the hardware IP architecture to define a software, Firmware architecture document to drive performance optimization through HW/SW integrated flows.

The role will also require a candidate to work closely with SOC, System and domain architects to influence the SOC architecture.

The Candidate must have expertise that spans several IP blocks with the innate ability to apply embedded systems framework and principles of Security, FW Loading, Memory and Power management, Debug and Error handling, Manufacturing flow, and Virtualization concepts to quickly develop robust applications and solutions.

Experience with Chrome, Windows and Zephyr will be beneficial.


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field with:
- 15+ years of firmware, software development experience
- 5+ years of experience as software architect

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group (CCG) is responsible for driving business strategy and product development for Intel's PC products and platforms, spanning form factors such as notebooks, desktops, 2 in 1s, all in ones. Working with our partners across the industry, we intend to continue to advance PC experiences to deliver the real-world performance people demand. As the largest business unit at Intel, CCG is investing more heavily in the PC, ramping its capabilities even more aggressively, and designing the PC experience even more deliberately, including delivering a predictable cadence of leadership products. As a result, we are able to fuel innovation across Intel, providing an important source of IP and scale, as well as help the company deliver on its purpose of enriching the lives of every person on earth.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

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