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Job ID: JR0185266
Job Category: Software Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
Other Locations: US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Graphics Software Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for a candidate with strong software engineering background to enhance Intel Graphics driver's quality.

- Responsible for delivering high-quality SW stack for Intel Graphics products, including integrated/discrete and server products.
- Issue debugging which may include all Graphics components, e.g., 3D, Compute, Media, Display, Kernel Mode Driver, Cache, PCIe, etc.
- Create test strategy and test cases to cover the cross IP and cross component validation in both pre- and post-silicon platforms.
- Works with various partners and groups world-wide to root cause issues in the correct component by using different debugging tools, analyzing fail logs. Issues may be even outside Graphics and can be in other modules.
- Ability to scale across E2E Display, Media, 3D, Compute and power conversation, cross Component Stress and overall UX focus will require a deep understanding of OS architecture, GEN graphics architecture, graphics driver software architecture and power and performance goals.
- Develop and Enable cutting edge E2E Machine Learning/Deep Learning and Media Workloads on next generation Graphics Platforms.
- Triage and Debug of E2E failures and drive issue resolution with software and hardware stack.
- Responsible for providing internal and external feedback to implement upcoming graphics features in yet-to-be-released OSes to ensure our hardware and software will function and perform as expected on next generation platforms as well as designing/developing/implementing graphics system-level software for future platforms.
- Develop automation tests, execute tests and open sightings when issues are found.
- Define/review test plan and perform escape analysis.
- It may involve tool/app development to help on efficiency improvement.


A candidate should possess a Master's degree with 2+ years of experience or Bachelor's degree with 3+ years in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering. Your experience is required in the following:

- Thorough deep understanding of Windows and/or Linux/Android OS, Chrome OS architectures
- Deep understanding of CPU and GPU hardware architecture
- Deep understanding of graphics hardware and software design.
- Good understanding of industry standard API's and frameworks such as DirectX, OpenGL, OpenCL, Vulkan, surface flinger, HWC and Display Interface like DP, HDMI, MIPI, etc.
- Strong knowledge of software development is critical, C, C++ and/or Python.
- Positive attitude, disciplined and ability to work in stressful and competitive environment with good written/verbal communication skills.

Good to have (plus):
- Data center experience in terms of platforms, scale out and orchestration and E2E solution.
- Demonstrated software and silicon debug knowledge.
- Knowledge of PnP (Power and Performance).
- Knowledge of silicon design.
- knowledge of the Open Source environment operations.
- Knowledge of AI and AI at scale.
- Understanding of Linux KMD (i915), Media and Compute stack.
- Virtualization (Software VTd, Hardware: SRIOV).
- Expertise in Deep Learning Frameworks: Tensorflow, Pytorch.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution level—not just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

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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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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