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Job ID: JR0814246
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Munich, DE
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Software Architect (m/f)

Job Description

What will you do

Software Architects within Intel's Connected Home Division (CHD) are designing the future of communication - connecting the growing number of devices within the home with the cloud. You will define the software architecture of our fiber (Passive Optical Network, PON) and DSL family SoCs.

In this position, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

- Defining, documenting and negotiating detailed engineering-level requirements, architecture specifications and acceptance tests

- Collaborating with customers and marketing teams to clarify objectives and negotiate requirements

- Supporting engineering teams in understanding designs and solving the most complex technical problems

- Interacting with multiple technologists in the company and within the industry as well as between developers and project managers to evaluate feasibility of requirements and determine priorities for development

- Taking a leading role in the software architecture definition and collaborating closely with our silicon architects on the system architecture driving design for software


Must have
- BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline
- Strong communication and influencing skills including the ability to work across multiple geographical locations
- 7+ years of experience in networking system aspects, protocols and stacks, such as L2-L6, DHCP, VLAN, IGMP, QoS, VoIP protocols, TR-69/-181
- 4+ years of hands on experience in Linux Kernel, device drivers, Linux kernel networking and open source
- 4+ years of experience in system architecture/engineering role covering the following:
- Designing and leading implementation of complex software and/or system architectures
- Software engineering including requirements management, architecture definition
- Demonstrated experience making effective architectural trade-offs between competing objectives (e.g. power versus performance, flexibility versus complexity, etc.)

Nice to have
- Experience designing systems or software based on Intel IA and/or MIPS architecture
- Experience with DSL and/or GPON/EPON standards and management protocols
- Experience with OpenWRT (

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group is responsible for all aspects of the client computing business across Phone, Phablet, Tablet and PC platforms, leading Intel's efforts to transform client computing through technologies, new form factors, and driving Intel's corporate-wide user experience initiatives. This spans all client device brands including hardware, software and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabook™, All-in-Ones, 2 in 1 computing devices, and home gateways.

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