CPU Microcode Design Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

The Atom TM CPU Microcode Team at Intel is looking for candidates who have an interest in X86 Architecture and developing Microcode for Intel's next generation AtomTM microprocessors. In this position you will be responsible for coding microcode features for X86 microprocessors.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Defining and developing innovative Architecture and Microarchitecture for Intel's next generation AtomTM Microprocessor
  • Analyzing existing developed code understanding and gathering new requirements developing new algorithms or changes required documenting for review and communication creating and negotiating a development plan writing the code and debugging that code for functionality and performance requirements
  • Interacting and communicating with Architecture Logic design and Validation teams to achieve their coding goals
  • Reviewing others code and helping to improve group productivity and accuracy

In addition to the qualifications listed below the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a fast paced and innovative team environment


 You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience -OR- a Masters degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 2+ years of experience in the industry.

2+ years of experience in:

  • Computer Architecture and Micro Architecture techniques
  • Assembly Language CC and Perl Programming
  • Software and Software Debug skills

Preferred Qualifications:

3+ years of experience in:

  • RTL or Microcode Development or x86 CPU validation

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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.

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