Memory System Performance Architect

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Architecture, Graphics and Software Group (IAGS) working on defining and analyzing future memory systems for graphics and accelerators. The performance of leading products is increasingly limited by the bandwidth and latency of the memory system. Your role will be to investigate different memory system options and analyze the performance and power of these options. The analysis flow spans from spreadsheets to cycle accurate simulation. You will need to have a strong background in computer architecture, performance analysis, and software. A background in system fabrics and memory controllers is definitely a plus.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Problem-solving skills and quantitative analysis capability
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willing to work in a dynamic and team oriented 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 school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Skills and Experience:

Candidate must have an MS in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 1+ years of education or work experience. Or PhD in the same disciplines.

Your educational or work experience should be in the following:

  • SoC/CPU/GPU/Computer Architecture
  • Programing with C/C++
  • Scripting languages such as PERL, Python, etc.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • C/C++ performance modeling, PERL, Python
  • Writing simulation models, running simulations, and analyzing and compiling results.
  • Architecture and micro-architecture analysis via simulation
  • Performance scenarios/use cases and KPI/workloads
  • Hardware, software design and debug skills
  • DRAM memory technologies and cache architectures

Are you passionate about this opportunity and ready to help us create the next generation of technologies that will transform the future for decades to come? Then we encourage you to apply and be part of our team.

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, San Diego;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Washington, Multiple Cities;Virtual US and Canada

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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