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Job ID: JR0157065
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Shannon, IE
Other Locations: Ireland, Leixlip
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Cloud Native Senior Software Engineer

Job Description

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. 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. Be part of a global highly innovative team that optimizes end-to-end Cloud Native software infrastructure that runs in private and public cloud for Cloud, Enterprise, Edge, and Telco use cases.


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



  • Researching and analyzing new technologies from Cloud Orchestration, Service Mesh, Networking, Language Run Times to Benchmarking and Optimization

  • Optimize and enhance existing open-source software, e.g. Kubernetes and Envoy in CNCF, and create new ones as needs be.

  • Engaging with major customers to understand their priorities and use cases

  • Providing input to technical direction.

  • Building and implementing prototypes.

  • Production software to deliver best-in-class Cloud Native Infrastructure and solutions for Intel Architecture (IA) processors.

  • Problem-solving, prototyping, designing, and implementing solutions.

  • Agile development methodologies.



  • Honours degree, Masters or PhD in a software/engineering/science-related discipline with a proven programming track record in industry

  • Minimum of 5-7 years software development experience ideally in Cloud Native SW Engineer

  • Experience investigating new technologies and sharing technical information with customers and stakeholders

  • Excellent knowledge of Golang, or Python or C, C++, JAVA with strong development experience


  • Experience building distributed applications

  • Experience building Cloud Native / Micro-services based applications in Azure, AWS, GCP

  • Experience with cloud orchestration related technologies e.g. Kubernetes, Docker etc.

  • Linux development experience e.g. Device Drivers, Kernel, and Application development

  • Experience working with, influencing, and contributing to open source communities and open source projects

  • Experience in networking and related protocols, e.g. Ethernet, TCP/IP, Switching and Routing

  • Experience with Web Assembly / Run Time workloads

  • Knowledge of Linux Kernel Networking and/or User Space Networking, e.g. DPD

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies e.g. application development on KVM, QEMU, VMWARE

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. We also offer:

  • Competitive benefits and pay (including bonuses)

  • Opportunities for professional development and continuing education

  • The flexibility you need to achieve balance

  • An excellent Training Programme will be provided for this position

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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Ireland, Leixlip

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