Software Engineer - Platform Monitoring Tools

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

The SoCWatch power data collectors team within the Intel VTune Analyzer product group is looking for a college graduate to join in the development of software tools to collect and analyze platform power data from the latest in Intel CPU, GPU, and Platform Controller Hub (PCH) silicon.

Key aspects of this job include:

  • Be part of a team that is actively engaged with internal teams responsible for powering-on new platforms and optimizing platform firmware and drivers prior to product launch
  • Help define and implement platform power analysis tools that are key to driving low power into Intel's latest platforms running both Windows and Linux-based operating systems
  • Engage with platform architects to understand the latest monitoring hooks in new platforms and directly implement support for them within the tool
  • Work with Power and Performance (PnP) teams and application engineers (supporting OEMs and ISVs) to enable customer system designs and understand needed extensions to the tools
  • Discover new techniques for helping users find and understand important power issues quickly when viewing collected metric data
  • Work hands-on with pre-production development systems and participate in a variety of automated testing, release infrastructure, and code maintenance activities
  • Participate in a diverse, Agile team of developers following standard Scrum planning processes


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school-work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and would be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 6+ months of experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with Software focus area or related technical discipline.

Must have the required degree or expect the required degree by October 2021.

6+ months of experience with the following skills:

  • Relevant coursework/experience in computer architecture, software engineering, and operating systems
  • Sufficient competence in C/C++ and embedded programming/debugging to start immediately as a developer
  • Experience with software development on both Windows and Linux platforms, particularly in kernels and device drivers 

This position is not eligible for an Intel immigration sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with performance/power analysis or modeling for platform-level software applications
  • Familiarity with computer graphics architecture
  • Python for tests and scripting
  • Hands-on experience in performing power analysis or modeling for platform or software applications
  • Familiarity with x86 Model Specific Registers, Memory Mapped I/O, and PCI Express would be an added advantage
  • Experience with development of software analysis tools would be an added advantage
  • Interest in low-level hardware monitoring registers and developing software that can build metrics from them for analysis purposes 

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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