Platform Application Engineer-Wireless Access Hardware

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description


Network Platform Group (NPG) is looking for a Platform Application Engineer.

The WAND Hardware Platform Application Engineer is responsible for the technical enablement and support of Intel Data Centric processors and companion accelerator and communications adapter design-wins and design-in at Network and Communication Tier 1 and 2 OEMs, Telecom Service Providers Tier 2 customers in 5G, Telco Cloud, Edge, and Enterprise Network.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Timely technical support and product Design-in, system power-on, debug, and validation support of customer hardware platform designs.
  • Answering customer technical questions during the design enabling and design-in phases of the platform.
  • Establishing a technical trusted advisor relationship with key customers.
  • Perform schematic and layout review for customer design.
  • Providing technical training to Customers, Intel Field Application Engineers, and Distributor-FAE's.
  • Participating in cross functional customer teams with the goal of maximizing market segment share with key customers.
  • Collaboration with Intel product related development team with respect to customer requirements and market dynamics.
  • Works with the local sales team to help resolve customers technical questions.
  • Participates in customers visits and presentations.
  • Some travel may be required.

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent verbal communication and/or technical writing skills.
  • Good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Willing to work independently and in a team environment.



Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.


Minimum Requires Qualifications:

4+ years of experience in the following areas:


       Platform Hardware Design, Applications Engineering and/or Intel IA Processor and Chipset Validation experience.


       Embedded design development.

       PCIe GEN3/4 add-in cards.


 Additional Preferred Qualifications:
2+ years of experience in the following:

       Industry specifications such as I2C, SMBUS, SPI, PCIe and DDR4, DDR5, USB, Ethernet.

       Telco customer usage models regarding hardware platforms is a plus.

       Platform testability architecture and tools i.e. JTAG/BDSL, etc.

       System BIOS.

       Customer system/board power-on (PO) activities include debug and issue root cause analysis.

       Python scripting environment.

       Lab test equipment to support debug activities including electrical waveform capture and analysis.

Signal and power integrity concepts.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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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