Microcode and Feature Architect

Intel
Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • Job Code
    JR0176370
  • Jobs Rated
    187th
Job Description

The Advanced Architecture Development Group (AADG) at Intel is building a future-generation CPU core that will deliver leadership core performance. The AADG group invites talented microcode developers and feature architects to join a strong technically skilled, exceptionally innovative engineering team to implement and productize multiple generations of high-performance CPU core microarchitecture.

This role will be responsible for navigating the myriad technical challenges of developing aggressively high-performance, high-quality microcode which does extremely long and complex series of operations.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop advanced CPU ISA features and differentiating technologies

  • Define microcode-hardware interfaces and protocols including micro-operations, and hardware microarchitecture

  • Design microcode algorithms

  • Implement microcode using micro-ops and verify its functionality and performance on simulators

  • Debug silicon and supports CPU production

  • Develop new tools/flows/methodologies to improve productivity for microcode to achieve aggressive product goals


Qualifications

MS or PhD in CS, EECS, ECE, or related computing discipline with minimum 5+ years' experience in
modern x86 instruction set architecture

  • Bare-metal or low-level programming using machine level or assembly languages

  • Assembly-level code optimization for performance and portability

  • High-performance, super-scalar out-of-order CPU core microarchitecture and design

  • Client and server CPU SoC microarchitecture

  • Working efficiently on interdependent aspects of projects (arch, uarch, design, SW, validation)


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industrial x86 microcode development

  • Computer system OS kernel, BIOS, firmware, or compiler development for x86 CPU

  • Code optimization on multi-core / multi-package CPU

  • Debug skills to track issues in applications, OSes, and FW down to CPU core and RTL area

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.



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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