Performance Architect

Performance Architect
Job Description
Come join Intel's Product Architecture Group organization as a Performance Architect. In this role you will be responsible for architectural explorations, evaluation for design alternatives, performance and power projections and performance validation using state of the art simulation and analysis tools and technology to ensure future IA systems deliver industry leading performance. You will be part of a small team investigating new models and methodologies for projecting and validating performance for a variety of emerging and traditional workloads and applying these projections to Intel's current and future Server products.
The ideal candidate will experience in the computer platforms space either as a hardware architect or in a performance role and have a deep understanding of the different competing architectures as well as the trade-offs or challenges in this space. You will need a strong background in computer architecture, performance analysis and software with a focused expertise in several of these areas: parallel programming and architectures, architecture performance simulation and analysis, accelerators, cloud and enterprise workloads, and/or high-performance memory architectures. This role will require strong cross-division collaboration with architects, product leads, software experts, and projection infrastructure developers. The successful candidate must have demonstrated success in driving technical issues and decisions at the organizational level. Additionally, the ability to communicate issues and trade-offs with management will be essential in this role. The candidate must have excellent hardware, software design and debug skills and have demonstrated the ability to work as a part of a strong functional team.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:
•Problem-solving skills
Ability to multitask
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a dynamic and team oriented environment
•Strong motivation to achieve excellent results and the ability to quickly integrate into teams and become productive.
•Ability to work in an ambiguous environment and be able to determine relevant investigations, generate necessary experiments and data and draw and defend results and conclusions is imperative.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:
•Must have an MS in Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering, with minimum 3 years' experience, or a PhD with a one year experience
•Experience needed in following areas:
•Computer architecture, design or performance
•System level experience CPU, network, GPU, and/or application development, optimization and debugging
•Exposure and understanding of workloads and benchmark performance
•Platform level architectures and performance.
•Need excellent programming and SW development and debugging skills: C/C and scripting languages

Preferred Qualifications:
•PhD in computer architecture or computer science is Preferred
•5 Years of relevant industry experience

Inside this Business Group
The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel's next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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US, Oregon, Hillsboro
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