Sr. Platform Clock Architect

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Client Platform and Silicon Architecture group in CCG  is looking for a Senior Platform Clock Architect. As a key member of our client platform architecture team you will have a unique opportunity to shape power and performance of a broad range of Intel's next-generation products and architectures.

In this technical role you will work with SOC (System On a Chip)  and System architects and designers to define and drive world class end-to-end system clocking solutions for next generation high-performance products based on advanced Intel CPU architectures and latest process technology nodes

This position requires a strong background in clocking technologies, understanding of related emerging technologies, engaging with vendors, tracking competition, evaluating solutions and making recommendations for CCG product lines.   A successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to multi-task and to independently develop specifications, evaluate test plans and provide feedback


  • Developing and driving clocking Solutions Architecture Specifications, including analysis of requirements, HW-SW split, analysis of power/performance/area tradeoffs and performance simulations

  • Working close with multiple platform architecture domains, such as I/O, Audio and Connectivity to define new platform timing solutions

  • Collaborating with SOC architecture teams to drive architecture for power and area efficient implementations and ensure that SOC clocking architecture efficiently aligns with the platform timing constraints

  • Decomposing platform product requirements into detailed Functional Requirements to develop system clock architectures to meet end-to-end Performance and Power needs.

  • Providing inputs to platform design guides, reference platform designs and support any clocking related validation as needed to ensure that the reference platforms are debugged and validated


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering with 8+years of relevant experience OR Master Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering with 5+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of clocking IP such as PLLs, crystal oscillators, discrete clock chips and buffers

  • Basic knowledge of high speed I/O interfaces, timing jitter and logic design

  • Basic Knowledge of desktop and mobile PC System Architecture

  • A background in signal integrity, Electromagnetic Interference and/or RF-Interference is a plus

  • Familiarly with system design

  • SOC micro-architecture and/or design

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group (CCG) is responsible for driving business strategy and product development for Intel's PC products and platforms, spanning form factors such as notebooks, desktops, 2 in 1s, all in ones. Working with our partners across the industry, we intend to continue to advance PC experiences to deliver the real-world performance people demand. As the largest business unit at Intel, CCG is investing more heavily in the PC, ramping its capabilities even more aggressively, and designing the PC experience even more deliberately, including delivering a predictable cadence of leadership products. As a result, we are able to fuel innovation across Intel, providing an important source of IP and scale, as well as help the company deliver on its purpose of enriching the lives of every person on earth.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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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