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Job ID: JR0198773
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Virtual, ON CA
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Job Type: Intern

GPU Software Development Intern

Job Description

The Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics Group (AXG), is responsible for delivering industry-leading GPU, 3D, Media, Compute, and Display hardware intellectual property IP blocks and system on chip SoC products for discrete graphics and throughput computing. We strive to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world-class engineering. We work closely with partners across Intel and do not let any organizational boundaries get in the way of solving problems. We are looking for an intern to work on a team responsible for developing Intel's Direct3D Graphics Driver for Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.

The candidate will be a part of a team working on the Direct3D 12 user-mode component of the graphics driver. The internship will include one or more of the following:

  • Feature Development.
  • Code Optimization and Refactoring.
  • Software Tool Development.
  • Performance Data Gathering and Analysis.

We are looking for candidates that enjoy working with teams and possess strong communication skills. Looking for students who can commit to a minimum of 6 months, with approval from their school/university.


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications

Interested candidates should be currently pursuing a Master's' degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or in similar fields.

They should also have 1+ years of relevant experience in the following areas:

  • Proficient in Python scripting and development.
  • Proficient in C/C++ development.
  • Knowledgeable of Operating Systems and Concepts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Graphics concepts and experience with Direct3D (10/11/12), OpenGL, or Vulkan.
  • Experience with Compilers, HLSL, OpenCL, or Machine Learning.

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

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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