Senior Software Performance Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Think Intel is all about hardware? Well, think again. Join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come! 

We are in search of Software Engineers with a strong hardware architecture or performance analysis background that will contribute to a fast paced team focused on performance analysis of Intel products! Engineers in this role will work with cross-functional teams including processor architecture, software engineering and product marketing to develop workloads to set competitive performance targets, to optimize performance, and to demonstrate product advantages.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identifying, measuring and analyzing the performance of workloads based on real world usages like photo/video editing using Adobe Creative Cloud or office productivity using Microsoft Office

  • Automation of targeted workloads using C#, C++, Python and/or AutoIT

  • Development responsibilities also include cross platform development (Windows, iOS, MacOS, Android, and Linux) of performance benchmarks using C# using Xamarin build tools


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
The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related field and 5+ years of experience -OR- a Master's Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience in the following:

  • CPU architecture and performance characteristics

  • Extensive experience in C#/C++ and Python

  • Windows development environment and tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with VTune and/or other performance analyzers

  • Detailed knowledge of Intel CPU product line

  • iOS, Android and Linux development environments

  • Familiarity with common performance benchmarks

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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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