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Job ID: JR0166811
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Cloud Native Software Engineer

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Platforms Group (DPG) as a Cloud Native Software Engineer!

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

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Must be a team player, with a demonstrated experience technically influencing others.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

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 Program will be provided for this position


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Education Requirement:

Masters or PhD in a software engineering science related discipline with a proven programming track record in industry.

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5 + years of experience with software development experience ideally in Cloud Native SW Engineer
  • 5+ years of experience investigating new technologies and sharing technical information with customers and stakeholders
  • 5+ years of experience with Golang, Python or C/C++/JAVA with strong development experience

Additional Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience building distributed applications
  • Experience building Cloud Native Microservices 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 TCPIP 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

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.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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