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Job ID: JR0203425
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Guadalajara, JAL MX
Other Locations: US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, California, San Jose;US, Oregon, Portland;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Strategic Software Planner

Job Description

As part of Intel's Data Center and AI (Artificial Intelligence) division, the Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) Strategic Product Planning Group plays a key role in partnering and influencing strategic deliverables throughout the organization.

The Strategic Software Planner role requires a combination of business acumen, organization understanding, networking capabilities, and expertise in certain technical areas. The Strategic Software Planner runs certain strategic process, visits customers, and influences the organization via these processes. Activities include running component, ingredient, platform or initiative planning processes, competitive analysis, market analysis, and participating in multiple strategic task forces.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Generate structured Product Requirements for specific features based upon feedback from customers, internal teams, and PSG business partners.
  • Drive research projects to uncover competitive situations, industry and business trends, customer satisfaction, and others.
  • Participate in design flow usability and other strategic task forces.
  • Network with Business Stakeholders to continuously drive customer requirements into the product definitions of FPGA EDA Design Tools or IPs (Intellectual Properties), including prioritization, customer validation, and communication of the roadmap both within Intel and key customers.
  • Contribute into functional areas of EDA Design Flow roadmap (including customer validation and communication of the roadmap both within Intel and key customers).

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Highly analytical - Data driven and possess strong problem-solving skills, can structure complicated issues and find creative solutions to business challenges
  • Strong interpersonal skills - can bring difficult discussions to the table and arbitrate different viewpoints effectively, not afraid to speak up to ensure success of the program and call out dysfunctionalities
  • Open minded - willing to learn different opinions, understand reasons and facilitate discussion to drive a consensus
  • Quick learner - willing to step out of a comfort zone and quickly gain necessary knowledge with new solutions, technologies and tools
  • Presence and Communications - can create and facilitate engagement and dialogue and open communication in tense situations, and can communicate goals and plans to critical project stakeholders


Minimum qualifications are required 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related STEM field.
  • 3+ years of experience with FPGA design (including Verilog/VHDL/System Verilog coding, FPGA design tools, design optimization, timing closure, debugging, verification and validation).
  • 6+ months of experience interacting with customers.
  • Advanced English.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of total industry experience.
  • Experience with product management, planning or technical marketing
  • Experience interacting with customers.
  • Knowledge in FPGA architecture and/or EDA tools.
  • Experience in driving successful innovation products and influencing product strategy.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, California, San Jose;US, Oregon, Portland;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in Colorado or New York:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here
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