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Job ID: JR0802893
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Munich, DE
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Hardware Platform Application Engineer (m/f)

Job Description

Join Intel—and Engineer the future.
Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us—and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come. 

Currently we have an opportunity for a Senior Hardware Platform Application Engineer.

As a member of the Fiber Platform Engineering Team within the Connected Home Division (CHD), you will work in the area of fiber access networks, namely GPON and the next generation 10G/40G GPON and EPON.

Acting as a technical expert in close collaboration with internal and external partners, your tasks and responsibilities, focusing on hardware topics, will include:

  • Definition of evaluation and reference boards (inputs to schematic/layout and review)
  • Platform bring-up and optimization, development of system verification test cases including automation.
  • Contribution to development of new chip features, characterization of high speed interfaces.
  • Work on solutions for customers, review of customer designs. Contribution to and review of documentation.


  • A degree in Electrical Engineering with at least 5 years of engineering experience
  • Good knowledge of electronic circuit design
  • Experience with high speed signaling, signal integrity concepts
  • Experience in hardware/platform troubleshooting.
  • Ability to review/analyze schematic and PCB board with CAD tool
  • Familiarity with lab tools such as oscilloscopes, traffic generators/analyzers, BERT.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python, Tcl
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to travel occasionally 

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.
  • Have a chance to participate in Intel Great Place to Work program which groups people who love running, cycling, squash, tennis, cross fit, photography, and many, many more
  • Chill out with unlimited amount of coffee, tea, and soft drinks
  • Charge internal batteries during energetic team events (wind-surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, etc.)
  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, retirement plans, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).
  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs and amenities, flexible work hours, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and many more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today.


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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