Director of Software Solutions

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches live. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge- that together will shape the future of technology.

The Programmable Solutions Group at Intel is building heterogeneous accelerator architectures with FPGAs. The Xeon FPGA group is responsible for combining Intel's world-class Xeon processors with flexible, programmable FPGAs that can accelerate the performance of workloads typically run in the Data Center and Edge by orders of magnitude. We are seeking a dynamic leader to lead the SW Engineering Group to delivering the next generation of scalable Xeon FPGA accelerator platforms. These platforms include discrete FPGA accelerator cards, highly optimized RTL to deliver high-performance IO connectivity to Xeon processors running Intel's open-source OPAE software acceleration framework. Solutions built on this technology cover genomics, deep-learning, data analytics, network function virtualization and other fast growing areas like Smart NIC and Datacenter Acceleration.

As Director of Software Solutions, you will be leading a software engineering team responsible for delivering results over many areas of the software lifecycle: design, developing, debugging, testing and optimization, customer engagement and product support for the Intel Open FPGA Stack (OFS). The stack includes user level platform software, kernel level drivers for interaction with FPGA shells, and management APIs and libraries for integration with applications and orchestration frameworks. The team will also provide thought leadership and develop solution stacks in fast growing areas like Smart NIC and Datacenter Acceleration. You will be working very closely with Planning, Marketing and Partners to build strategy on scalable solution development for widespread use including upstreaming and community development.



Minimum qualifications are required 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.


Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Experience in large scale software development/integration.
  • Experience architecting, designing and implementing complex software projects
  • Experience in architecture, systems, simulation environment, development methods, and disciplines associated with a large-scale software program
  • Experience in working on a several simultaneous projects and taking them from definition to delivery and adoption.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience delivering user level software and drivers for FPGAs
  • Experience in FPGA platforms and interaction with host software and drivers
  • Experience with direct customer interaction for requirements and issue resolution
  • Experience in building solutions stacks and cloud platforms in networking













Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, California, San Jose

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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