Datacenter Engineering Manager

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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Job Description

Do you have a passion for managing complex and highly dynamic systems without sacrificing discipline, quality, and reliability?


Do you have a knack for finding solutions to seemingly impossible problems and for finding commonalities in needs to create solutions that lift many boats?


Do you have a passion for growing people and teams and unlocking their full potential?


If you've answered yes to these questions, you would be a great fit for our team!


We are part of the Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) Organization, supporting state-of-the-art clusters in the HPC Frontier lab that make it possible for Intel to bid and win High Performance Computing deals with customers.


Intel's HPC Frontier Lab / CRT-DC runs the Intel High Performance Computing benchmarking cluster called Endeavour. Endeavour is our renowned HPC cluster (>1000 servers) showcasing Intel Architecture, supporting deals, software development, performance optimization and much more.  We are System integrators of future platforms.  We also host other clusters supporting AI, Cloud, and Enterprise teams in the pursuit of Technology, Pathfinding, and Innovation.


We partner closely with the Sales and Marketing team, as well as multiple Software Enabling and Optimization organizations to deliver performant clusters at scale with unreleased (and sometimes unstable) hardware and software.  This includes Intel Xeon and Discrete graphics products (both the latest generations and the yet-to-be released versions), high performance storage systems and fastest fabric interconnects available.


We collaborate with other groups to achieve economies of scale: Datacenter, Networking, Labs, and many other groups host clusters with us.  We move quickly and are always prepared with what we need to do next, in mind.


In the role of Datacenter Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following: 

  • Managing a team of systems and application engineering experts with a wide range of skills (Linux Operating Systems, high performance filesystems, high performance fabric, site facilities electric and cooling, etc.), and work with Contractors who manage the clusters on a day-to-day basis

  • Maintaining constant dialog with stakeholders inside and outside of the organization as plans change, problems arise, and new challenges are found and solved

  • Developing a strategy that will grow this competence and expand it to the latest Software and Hardware technology so that our biggest cluster tracks well to what the Industry would be buying and has the capabilities the industry needs


To do this job well, you will need these superpowers 

  • Exquisite project management skills

  • Exquisite stakeholder management skills and communication skills

  • Passion for working on the latest technology

  • Ability to guide the team to effective decisions through challenges

  • Ability to listen carefully to the experts in your team

  • Ability to find opportunities for your team, and Intel, to contribute, collaborate, and execute at higher levels

  • Strong sense of urgency, acting fast, and enforcing quality

  • Ability to see the Big Picture and guide the team for success

  • Maintaining a positive attitude in difficult situations


Minimum Education and Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or related / equivalent and 9+ years of directly related work experience to include one, or more, of the following:

  • One, but preferably multiple, Datacenter segments (Technical Computing, Cloud, Enterprise)

  • Managing complex systems and projects

  • Effectively managing technical teams and mentoring engineers

  • Managing customer needs while weighing budgetary or SW/HW availability constraints

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a directly related field, with 6+ years experience in Datacenter segments (Technical Computing, Cloud, Enterprise)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  • PMI Certification

  • Understanding of Intel's hardware and software ambitions

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.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix

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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