Principal Game Developer Relations Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Do you have experience developing games or writing graphics code? Are you a skilled C/C++ coder with a passion for learning new things?Are you excited by game engine architecture or the low-level details of multithreading? Are you adept at performance profiling andoptimization? If so, you may have a home with the Intel Graphics and Gaming team.Intel's Graphics and Core Developer Relations Engineering team partners with leading game developers to engineer the future of the interactive entertainment industry. We are a global yet tightly knit team, with a diversity of skills and experience,working to make games across the world the best they can be on Intel. As part of our team, you'll collaborate closely with game developers, optimizing their code and enabling the adoption of new technology.In this role, you will be responsible for developing multiple aspects of graphics software, display driver development and simulation environment development. Works with various partners to enhance and improve graphics performance on upcoming processor graphicsdevices by analyzing performance issues in software drivers and applications, implementing software performance improvements, and recommending future hardware and software improvements. Also responsible for providing internal and external feedback to implementupcoming graphics features in ye to be released OSes to ensure our hardware and software will function and perform as expected on next generation platforms as well as designing/developing/implementing graphics system level software for future platforms.


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:- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, or equivalent experienceAdvanced graphics programming knowledge, including fully understanding the graphics pipeline and experience with DirectX11, DirectX12,and/or Vulkan.- 6-10 years of experience in a related position, whether it's as a programmer at a gaming company, developer relations engineer, or agraphics driver developer.- Adept in C/C++ programming- Experience with large, unfamiliar code bases, and the ability to add meaningful data-driven improvements to them- Experience with performance profiling and optimization on the GPU and/or CPU. Bonus: familiarity with Intel tools such as GraphicsPerformance Analyzer or VTune.Preferred Qualifications:- Passion for video games- Experience developing games using Unity or Unreal Engine, or developing plugins for Unity or submitting code contributions to UE4,especially if they are related to graphics or performance- Worked at a game studio in the past- Familiarity with modern processor architecture, including CPU, GPU, memory sub-system and other components- Understanding of the Microsoft Windows architecture and how it can impact performance

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

Poland, Gdansk;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.

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....

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