Software Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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 Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches live. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge- that together will shape the future of technology.

The Programmable Solutions Group at Intel is building heterogeneous accelerator architectures with FPGAs. The Intel Xeon FPGA group is responsible for combining Intel's world-class Xeon processors with flexible, programmable FPGAs that can accelerate the performance of workloads typically run in the Data Center and Edge by orders of magnitude. We are seeking a Software Engineer to work in our team delivering the next generation of scalable Intel Acceleration Stack for Intel Xeon CPU with FPGAs. These platforms include discrete FPGA accelerator cards, highly optimized RTL to deliver high-performance IO connectivity to Xeon processors running Intel Acceleration Engine with OPAE Technology. Solutions built on this technology cover genomics, deep-learning, data analytics, network function virtualization and other fast growing areas.

As a Software Engineer, you will be part of an engineering team responsible for delivering results over many areas of the software lifecycle: design, developing, debugging, testing and optimization, customer engagement and product support for the Intel Open FPGA Stack (OFS). The stack includes user level platform software, kernel level drivers for interaction with FPGA shells, and management APIs and libraries for integration with applications and orchestration frameworks.

Ideal candidate should be motivated, self-driven, efficient at setting priorities, and get results across boundaries. May also be required to provide architectural and technical guidance and ensure that sound engineering decisions are followed. Interacts with stakeholders both internal and external.

This is not a government position. 


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.

Education Requirement
Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in functional and object-oriented programming, including C, C++ and python
  • 1+ year of experience in software development working directly with hardware (e.g. HW device drivers, embedded software development, etc.)
  • 2 years of experience with Linux development

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
Experience developing user level software and drivers for FPGAs
Experience with FPGA platforms and interaction with host software and drivers
Experience with OpenCL and/or oneAPI a plus
Experience working with cross-geo team
Experience directing customer interaction for requirements and issue resolution

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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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