Vice President, Network and Edge Group Hardware Engineering, Connectivity Group - Barefoot Division

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description


P4 Ethernet Switching is a tremendous growth area. This role is responsible delivering P4 Programmable Ethernet Switches and Fabrics and will manage a global Silicon Engineering organization and lead co-engineering efforts with worldwide Hyperscale Cloud Customers, our software engineering organization, and ensuring the top networks ranging from cloud service providers, leading enterprises, AI scale out cluster, high performance computing to communications service providers are taking advantage of Intel's Tofino switch product portfolio. Must be a senior technical leader with a team focused mindset and experience in managing silicon, networking and/or connectivity development solutions.  


Responsibilities & Scope:  

  • Leading Front-End, Back-End, IP Design, Verification, Pre- and Post-Silicon Validation and Qualification 

  • Growing cross-geographical team spanning US, Canada, UK, Denmark, Poland and India of world-class engineers partnering with other Intel Silicon and Software Engineering Teams 

  • Leading system design engineering for production, reference and validation systems

  • Defining the technical strategy, process & set execution of Barefoots silicon engineering programs 

  • Ensuring a strong, industry competitive pipeline of switching products (power, performance, area/cost) 

  • Building strong organizational cohesion within the silicon engineer organization and deep collaboration across Barefoot software engineering, product management and manufacturing operations  

  • Maintaining a consistent execution cadence of delivering on schedule and quality 

  • Strong alignment inside the organization on path to delivery 


  • 15+ Years experience overseeing the definition and development of semiconductor products, IP development, and delivering silicon and system level solutions to scale.

  • 5+ years of experience in leading global organization of 100+ employees.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or semiconductor related majors, with a masters degree, either MBA or MS is preferred.

  • Experience with Networking ASICs/SOCs/IPs is preferred.

  • Experience supporting a P&L growth business with the ability to manage a variety of complex functions and teams supporting a diverse product portfolio spanning a wide range of markets from cloud, communication, enterprise, data center, embedded technology, and industrial uses is preferred.

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.

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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Santa Clara, CA 95050

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