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Job ID: JR0153245
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Shannon, IE
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Network Software Engineer

Job Description

Create the technology of tomorrow

Creating and extending computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth--that's our vision, is it yours?

Step inside our world and you'll find one brilliant mind after another working together in a spirit of collaboration that is simply contagious. Through this shared dedication-this culture of innovation and exploration-we do more than deliver the latest technologies. We deliver the future.

While Shannon is the primary location for this position, we offer flexibility to work from other Intel sites in Leixlip and Cork.


  • Performs network product design and development engineering assignments related to hardware products and systems including development of new products and/or updates to existing products.

  • Electronic design, mechanical design, reliability engineering, or other related fields

  • Research, evaluation, development, and application of new processes and methods into network products.

  • Establishing and conducting testing routines, developing or executing project plans, budgets and schedules, and documentation of work and results.

  • Deliver security/cryptographic and compression acceleration solutions for leading-edge enterprise and communications platforms



  • Honours degree in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or Computer Science.

  • Minimum of 4 years software development experience.

  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++ programming, especially in developing multi-core or multi-threaded software.

  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating systems.

  • Good problem-solving skills coupled with a strong aptitude to learn.

  • Effective communications.

  • Embedded software development.


  • Linux Device driver development

  • Experience in optimizing software for performance, scalability, security.

  • Security, Cryptography, Data compression.

  • Networking technologies and protocol stacks e.g. Ethernet, TCP/IP, IPSec.

  • Virtualization technologies e.g. KVM, XEN, QEMU, VMWARE and developing in a virtualized environment

  • Agile Software development methodology experience.

  • Real-Time Software development

  • Open Source Software Development.

  • Source control management tools e.g. GIT.

  • Experience with quality assurance tools e.g. Gerrit

  • Application frameworks development e.g. OpenSSL, zlib, Hadoop.

  • Low- Level Programming; Assembler, DSP.

  • Experience of working in a multi-geo environment.

  • Experience of interacting with Customers.

  • Software configuration management and release planning.

What We Offer You
When you come to work at Intel, you come to work in a collaborative, supportive environment, where your equally brilliant colleagues will push you to be your best. There's no fear of failure-we know that's how innovation happens. And you'll never be bored. We also offer:

  • Competitive benefits and pay (including bonuses)

  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education

  • The flexibility you need to achieve balance


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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