Platform PnP Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Client Platform and Silicon Architecture (CPSA) group in Intel's Client Computing Group (CCG) is looking for a Senior Technical Leader to drive power and performance optimizations across various client devices.

The candidate shall join the PnP Platform Architecture team and will be responsible to build performance models, run simulations, perform technical decomposition for usages and set requirements for next-generation client platforms.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Build performance models, run simulations, perform technical decomposition for usages and set requirements for next generation client platforms.

  • Track record in driving system level power and performance architecture enhancements for client devices including PCs, Laptops, 2 in 1s, Tablets, Desktops and workstations.

  • Perform technical decomposition of concurrent usages to the hardware and software flows, performance bottlenecks and system partitioning.

A successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong working knowledge of client reference designs with platform components selection and tradeoff analyses (use-cases, power delivery, thermal management, performance and power management).
    Strong working knowledge of Windows and Linux/Android environment for client platforms and devices.

  • Experience in analyzing cross-domain system-level bugs/issues and ability to work with cross-domain teams to drive PnP optimizations.

  • Strong working knowledge of SOC design, different IP blocks including CPU, GPU, IPU, Fabrics, I/O, sensors, DSP, audio, interfaces and interconnects.

  • Knowledge of engineering processes, power and performance modeling tools, and ability to influence key strategic decisions.

  • Experience in delivering or making significant visible contributions in management forums and customer design win reviews.

  • Programming skills in System C, C++ and python and experience in Instruction set Simulations for different types of low power cores and micro-controllers desired but not required.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree with 9+ years of experience OR Masters degree with 6+ years of experience OR Ph.D. degree with 4+ years of experience in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or related field.

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group (CCG) is responsible for driving business strategy and product development for Intel's PC products and platforms, spanning form factors such as notebooks, desktops, 2 in 1s, all in ones. Working with our partners across the industry, we intend to continue to advance PC experiences to deliver the real-world performance people demand. As the largest business unit at Intel, CCG is investing more heavily in the PC, ramping its capabilities even more aggressively, and designing the PC experience even more deliberately, including delivering a predictable cadence of leadership products. As a result, we are able to fuel innovation across Intel, providing an important source of IP and scale, as well as help the company deliver on its purpose of enriching the lives of every person on earth.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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