Technical Marketing Engineer (Security)

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Do you want to work with customers, understand their security requirements, help them design and implement solutions leading to revenue? Do you have a passion for making our products more secure? Do you want to be part of growing new Intel business?

The Intel Optane Group (IOG), within the Data Center and Artificial Intelligence group (DCAI), is responsible for the development and commercial success of the Intel Optane technology including Optane SSDs and Optane persistent memory. The Customer Engagement Team has an opportunity for an Engineer to lead customer enabling and security solutions and development activities for our current and future products. You will work with other teams in DCAI to coordinate development and integration of security solutions based on the requirements provided. You will track the associated deliverables throughout the product development life cycle process. You will have the ability to initiate and contribute to overall design and development of new ideas and products and impact company's revenue by helping customers launch their products on time.
In addition to planned customer enabling activities aligned with the product life cycle, you will actively engage with customer design and validation teams and respond to customer requests or events as they occur. Your work on developing solutions to internal and customer needs will utilize and develop solid technical skills and formal education and judgment.

Your main responsibilities will include a mix of:

  • Own the external exposure of security features and functions for Optane products.
  • Participate in engineering and execution forums, tracking design and development status of the security support through the entire development life cycle of the device.
  • Coordinate customer enabling with relevant status and delivery updates for the Optane products security support and collateral required for customer integration.
  • Engage with other internal security experts in creating required collateral associated with identified Optane product vulnerabilities and drive the customer communication for these (PSIRT).
  • Collect customer requirements related to Optane product solutions and coordinate needed internal activities for successful completion.
  • Use key learnings as customer input to influence product definitions and enhance the security support of future Optane products.
  • Participate and drive innovative proofs of concepts and use cases independently and/or in partnership with customers.
  • Create technical documents such as white papers, datasheets, sightings/errata reports etc.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Self-starter attitude.
  • Focused and has a passion for learning.
  • Willing to ramp quickly on new and complex products in a dynamic environment is critical.
  • Influencing and internal/external customer orientation.
  • Verbal and written communication.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:
The candidate must have a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.

3+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Hardware or firmware development
  • Validation or technical customer enabling
  • Server/workstation component product design

Preferred Qualifications:

3+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • FIPS standard and NIST security requirements for cryptographic modules
  • Security protocol SPDM, and associated integrity protection of CXL link
  • Debug techniques and tools (ITP, Python, CScripts, electrical validation tools for HSIO)
  • Simics
  • Intel Architecture-based platforms and history with: Microprocessor architecture, chipset architecture, system architecture, board design, post-silicon validation, firmware, BIOS, and software
  • High speed I/O interfaces (HSIO) such as DDRx memory, CXL, PCI-Express, Intel QuickPath Interconnect, and SMbus interfaces
  • Cryptography and integrity fundamentals, platform root of trust, TPM, and security technologies for memory/storage (MKTME, TDX, SGX)
  • Security standards from industry forums: DMTF and TCG
  • Hardware and software debug and test environments/tools for checking and proofing security algorithms and features

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) 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, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara

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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