SoC IO Performance Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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The XEON Performance Architecture team is looking for an experienced I/O Performance Architect to join their team. This team collaborates with design, validation, and architecture organizations to deliver best-in-class performance and innovations across the XEON server CPU portfolio. The ideal candidate will have experience in Computer Architecture, Software Engineering, and Performance Analysis.As part of this team, you will help define and drive critical performance features for industry and customer leadership at both the architectural and micro-architectural levels. Additionally, you will work in a dynamic team environment, influencing and driving solutions across the entire road-map of current and future datacenter CPUs.Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: I/O subsystem and accelerator performance modeling, studies, and analysis.Understanding server I/O subsystem usage models and key performance indicators.Defining, planning, and scoping the performance modeling, studies, and analysis work.Distilling architectural and micro-architectural information down to the performance-important factors.Supporting architecture, design, and validation efforts throughout the entire product life cycle.Conducting forward looking research and development for next generation server I/O subsystems.Developing analytical and simulation models, creating analysis tools, identifying bottlenecks, and presenting results.Inventing and modeling features that solve key problems and improve performance, power, area, and cost.Working with software and other enabling teams to continuously improve performance modeling infrastructure.


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

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, or related field with 3+ years of relevant work experience. OR a Master's degree with 1+ years of work experience in the following:

  • Computer architecture OR simulation-based performance modeling OR performance analysis
  • Software engineering skills such as Linux, C++, GIT, GDB, and/or Python.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and/or experience with PCIe
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Accelerators
  • Knowledge of SoC Interconnect fabrics, I/O architecture, server platform architecture, server IO workloads.
  • Developing, debugging, and using complex simulation models written in C++.

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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