Senior Power and Performance Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Are you a power and performance (PnP) expert who thrives on identifying and solving complex system level issues? Would it excite you to find new ways to move PC performance to break current standards? Do you like working with a team of architects that may challenge your current thinking?In this role, you will have the opportunity to engage with key external partners and customers, both from an operating system as well as a hardware perspective, to influence future products. You will develop new innovative features to increase battery life and performance on the latest generation of PC platforms, collaborating closely with internal CPU and platform architects and design engineers to implement unique Intel specific features. You will have the opportunity to develop your in-depth technical understanding of PC hardware and software to further optimize PnP. This role works with our architects to define PnP workloads, metrics, measurement methodology and platform projections and works across organizational boundaries to articulate solutions to senior management and to external parties.Our roles also provide an excellent opportunity to develop cutting edge features for graphics, multimedia, and low-power domains, in close collaboration with the operating system vendor and customers. Candidates with excellent hands-on skills in kernel feature development, firmware, multimedia, graphics, imaging/camera or artificial intelligence background interested in exploring working at system level are ideal.This is a great opportunity for PnP experts to help define the future of PCs. Our hiring managers are reviewing resumes daily and reaching out to candidates quickly. Apply Now!It is all up to you, your imagination and Intel!


You must possess the 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 or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar technical STEM degree
6+ years of industry experience
4+ years of experience with the following:

  • C/C++ programming
  • Power and Performance (PnP)
  • OS experience either on Windows, Linux or Chrome

Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the minimum requirements, three plus years of experience with any of the following:

  • Technical leadership experience and decision-making skills with ability to influence a large technical team
  • Experience designing innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Experience with technical concepts, architecture, systems, development methods, and disciplines associated with defined projects, applies that knowledge to deliverables, and leverages it to accelerate project completion
  • Working with teams across different Geos
  • Hands-on skills in one of the following domains: kernel feature development, firmware development, validation, integration, debugging, or PnP optimization.
  • Knowledge of computer architecture
  • Agile teams
  • Computer architecture
  • Power management and/or performance frameworks, including debug analysis

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, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara

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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