Silicon Architecture Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Intel's Power and Firmware Center of Excellence (PFC) is looking for an experienced Silicon Architecture Engineer to join their team. In this position you will be the technical leader of a team of other engineers with various experience levels, and additionally you will perform the following technical contributions: specifies and implements CPU power, performance, and thermal management algorithms, as well as other CPU control and management functions; architects and designs embedded firmware solutions on micro-controllers that work within system-level design constraints; defines interfaces between hardware, firmware, and software; analyzes existing algorithms and implementations for defects and weaknesses and proposes changes to improve function and performance; uses knowledge and experience to influence architecture and design for future products.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for: -

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to technical detail, problem solving skills and tolerance to ambiguity
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic team-oriented environment


You must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related field with 6+ years of relevant experience. OR a Master's Degree with 4+ years of experience:

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Microprocessor development, IA-32 architecture/micro-architecture, or computer system architecture
  • Low-level software or firmware programming skills in assembly or C
  • Programming languages: C or C++ required
  • Hardware/software interfaces, interactions, or debug

Preferred skills that will make you stand out:

  • Pre-Silicon or Post-Silicon debug experience
  • Validation and/or testing, especially in processor design teams
  • Platform architecture
  • Operating system knowledge
  • CPU power management
  • UNIX command-line tools

Are you passionate about this opportunity and ready to help us create the next generation of technologies that will transfer the future for decades to come? If so, then we encourage you to apply.

Inside this Business Group

Xeon Performance Group (XPG) delivers custom server SoC design solutions to our data center customers. It is chartered to deliver data centric silicon that is high-performing, cost-effective, high-quality, and on schedule in way that increases market share and drives the best solutions for our customers.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Massachusetts, Hudson

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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