Software Enabling and Optimization Engineer

Allentown, PA 18101
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Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Platforms Group (DPG) as a Wireless Software Application Engineer!

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technologies that enriches lives. We are at pivotal intersection of several technology inflections points artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and intelligent edge. 

The Wireless Access Network Division is at the forefront of the 5G network transformation with slew of disruptive products both software and hardware. The WAND group business is based on Intel based processors combined with accelerator engines and Intel NIC cards to deliver cost effective and virtualized solution for network equipment vendors and operators. 

As Wireless Software Application Engineer you will analyze, design, program, and debug customer issues. You will work directly with various engineering team, focuses on enabling, troubleshooting, and drive the resolution. Driving the task force, internal and customer communication. Using current programming language and technologies, writes code, troubleshoots issue, and performs testing and debugging of applications.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Must be a team player, with a demonstrated experience technically influencing others.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in customer relationships.
  • Excellent presentation skills, and proficient collaborating in cross functional teams.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.


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.


Bachelors degree in electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, plus 4+ years of related work experience, Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, plus 3+ years of related experience, or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, and related experience.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with L1 and L2 wireless access technology, OS kernel, VM, container and device drivers.
  • 3+ years of experience in programming in C/C++ and modern scripting tools, such as Unix Shell, Python*, Perl*, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience with higher layer networking protocol (TCP/IP) and DPDK framework.
  • You must possess, or be in the process in obtaining, a valid passport with no restrictions traveling overseas.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Intel Architecture, or another processor architecture, as well as of at least one SoC architecture.
  • Experience in project planning and execution, as well as in system troubleshooting, testing, bench marking, analyzing, and optimizing.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, San Diego;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin

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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