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Intel Transceiver and Subsystem Protocol Architect in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

The Transceiver Subsystem and Protocol Architect will be responsible for architecting Transceiver integration and protocol support for Intel FPGA and will provide technical leadership to the rest of the team in these domains. The role covers specification generation, specification negotiation and definition of the Transceiver and Protocol stacks for PCIE, CXL, Ethernet as well as other protocols. The architect will be responsible for working with the SOC architects to define the global clocking definitions and reset schemes. The architect will require a broad knowledge in Transceivers and multiple protocols, understand packaging and SI/PI issues in IP integration. Protocol IP design knowledge, and the ability to comprehend global data movements in the context of an FPGA is a plus.

The candidate will be responsible for defining complex multi-protocol Transceiver sub-systems, understand the complex global nature of the problem, work cross functionally with several other architects, product planning and execution to define the global specifications.


Minimum Qualifications

BS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or related field with 12+ years of experience

8+ years of experience in SoC design and architecture

5+ years of experience in Transceivers and protocol stacks. e.g. PCIE, CXL, Ethernet, Interlaken, etc

5+ years of experience in architecting complex transceiver subsystem with protocol stacks systems and demonstrating success in deploying those systems.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of FPGA is a plus.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.