Principal Engineer Platform Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Custom Compute group focuses on building custom SOC, Package and System products. We strive to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world-class engineering. We work closely with partners across Intel and do not let any organizational boundary get in the way of solving problems. We are looking for a Principal Engineer Platform Architect to join our team.
In this position you will help us with the following responsibilities.

  • Research, recommend, specify and document technology for platforms in support of organization's strategic vision.
  • Responsible for translating business/customer requirements into platform architecture encompassing hardware, software, SoCs and other components designed to support a variety of systems, solutions and applications.
  • Design, develop, and analyze overall platform architecture and partitioning between hardware and software to meet use cases and workloads in terms of performance, scalability, manageability, reliability, and security requirements.
  • Leads architectural governance and decisions related to product technology and platform tradeoffs as part of a cross functional architecture decision group.
  • Provide technical direction for platform, SoC and component design activities.
  • Influences the shaping of future products/solutions by significantly contributing to the architecture and technology employed throughout the compute continuum. Provides multilayered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.
  • Willingness for global travel to meet internal teams and with external customers


  • Must have a bachelors in Computer/Electrical Engineering, Computer science or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience delivering high performance board and platform design products.
  • Candidate should have 7+ years of experience in the following:
  • Modern platform level simulation and modelling, functional correctness, power delivery, integrity and signal integrity flows
  • High-speed interface design, High performing cost optimized designs.
  • Delivering products to market for successful high-volume production.
  • Design for High current dynamic power delivery and active cooling solutions.
  • Working with regulatory and compliance validation for consumer and industrial electronics.
  • Provision of second level hardware technical support to ODM/OEM board vendors.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience with electrical interfaces: PCIe4.0; HDMI; DP, and DDR4/ GDDR5 memory systems and High Speed interconnect.
  • Experience in the design of PCI add in cards for server products and exposure to data center customers and usage models.
  • Knowledge and experience in the design and validation of high-performance and complex Power and Thermal solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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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