Intel System and Performance Validation Engineer in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Center Group (DCG) as a System and Performance Validation Engineer!

The System and Performance Validation Engineer performs network product design, development, testing, documentation, and analysis of software applications. You will be responsible for the development of new programs and subprograms, as well as, enhancements, modifications, and corrections to existing software. Duties will include designing application, writing code, completing programming, developing and executing testing and debugging routines, and documenting work and results. Additionally, you may be responsible for developing or executing project plans, budgets and schedules, and for documentation of work and results. These positions develop software applications for external customers.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Able to work as part of a multi-site team.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

The Data Center Group (DCG) drives new products technologies from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems for enterprise and the cloud, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices. The group is a worldwide organization that develops the products and technologies that power nine of every 10 servers sold worldwide.


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 Required Qualifications:

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline with 4 plus years of work experience, a Masters in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline with 3 plus years of work experience, or a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline with related work experience.

  • 3 plus years of experience designing/developing networking software components for high performance devices such as routers, gateways, firewalls, or base stations.

  • 3 plus years of experience with design/development of advanced communication protocols such as Radio Access Network protocols, TCP, IPv4, IPV6, IPsec, Ethernet, or ATM etc.

  • 3 plus years of experience using test generator/analyzers such as Smartbits or IXIA etc.

  • 3 plus years of experience in developing testing applications used for performance benchmarking.

  • 3 plus years of experience with coding in C in an embedded environment.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 plus years of experience in networking workloads and network and system performance optimizations.

  • 3 plus years of experience with hardware/software partitioning and network programming models, accelerators and I/O.

  • 3 plus years of experience using configuration management tools such as svn or git.

  • 3 plus years of experience and familiarity with open-source project development cycles and contribution processes.

  • 2 plus year of experience and understanding of modern Intel platform architecture and advancements in CPU microarchitecture, cache and memory, IO and virtualization, DPDK etc.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s 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 technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that 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....