Intel Senior HPC Architect in Hudson, Massachusetts

Job Description

Join our Extreme Computing Group and invent the next-generation HPC systems using Intel Processors and Network components to accelerate High-Performance Computing HPC applications.

  • Be at the forefront of hardware computing innovation, in which, performance and energy are equal factors in our work.

  • We are looking for candidates who are inquisitive and ready to invent and prototype new technologies.

  • An HPC Architect determines, specifies and evaluates the viability of complex hardware features and structures and ensures that software and hardware designs interface correctly.

  • Designs framework for particular functions.

  • Defines, documents and tests processes for inclusion into technical platforms, subsystem specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility. Identifies, analyzes and resolves subsystem and/or SoC design weaknesses.

  • Influences the shaping of future products by significantly contributing to the architecture used across design families. Provides multilayered technical expertise for next generation initiatives.


This position involves work on a U.S. Government contract which may impose certain security requirements: If you are a U.S. citizen, the government may require that you certify that you are a U.S. citizen. If you are not a U.S. citizen, the government may require you to pass a security check before you can be approved to work on the project. ​

Minimum Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree or PhD in computer engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent experience.

4+years of experience in the following areas:

  • Server CPU architecture, logic design, and verification

  • Modern architectural techniques regarding performance, power & reliability of modern microprocessors.

  • Knowledge of PCIe, Ethernet or Infiniband networks.

  • Software and hardware interactions.

  • High level language programming C, C++, OpenCL, scripting Python, Perl, and experience in Linux/Windows environments.

Additional Desired Qualifications (One or more)

  • Understanding of microprocessor architecture concepts including cache architecture, system level coherency, shared virtual memory, network-on-chip, on-die fabrics, network protocols, and related computer components.

  • Familiar with System Verilog design coding and verification.

  • FPGA methodologies are a plus.

  • Experience with parallel programming concepts, performance and energy modeling frameworks such as M5, Sniper, Pin, etc is a plus.

  • Familiar with parallel and network-based programming libraries such as socket programming, MPI, OpenMP, POSIX threads.

  • The candidate must have excellent analytic and communication skills, and be able to prepare data for presentations or written reports, and presenting the data to a group or customers.

  • The candidate should be motivated, self-directed and able to work effectively both independently and in a team

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.

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