Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • San José


Intel's Turbo Boost Technology is an important part of Intel's product segmentation and a key part of Intel Core CPU's performance leadership. Thermal Power Management and Architecture is the respected leader in Client Computing Group for optimizing Turbo-related power management and defining the thermally relevant workloads that enable CPU sustained performance. Come join a team that works collaboratively with marketing, power delivery, customer enabling, architecture, and other power labs to optimize Intel's Core products to meet costumer cost and performance requirements and influence the next wave of client innovation. In this position, you will be responsible for multidisciplinary research to optimize the balance of power, performance, and thermals for client system designs through data collection and lab experiments. Engineering studies will include performance risk assessments, developing default setting recommendations, architectural studies of existing and contemplated features, defining new thermally relevant workloads, assessment of generation-to-generation performance impacts, and debugging of customer or internally observed behavior. You will work across multiple Intel organizations including silicon, power delivery, architecture, and other PnP (Power and Performance) teams to evaluate new PnP controls, and define and conduct lab experiments.


Minimum Qualifications:

--Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, or Thermal Engineering with 3+ year experience in one of the following fields: client system design and integration, platform architecture, PnP methodology, or platform thermal modeling

--Ability to debug complex power management issues.
--Ability to interpret and analyze large datasets.

--Basic understanding of desktop, notebook, and tablet system components and how they relate to one another

Desired Experience/knowledge:
--Experience with data acquisition (DAQ), and other lab data collection tools.
--Experience with validation board (RVP) setup and debug.
--Experience evaluating benchmark and workload power and performance.
--Familiarity with processor active power and thermal management, P-states, and CPU power control unit functionality (Pcode) is a plus.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits: 

--Strong verbal and written communication skills.

--Strong attention to detail
--Ability to work independently


Inside this Business Group
The Client Computing Group is responsible for all aspects of the client computing business across Phone, Phablet, Tablet and PC platforms, leading Intel's efforts to transform client computing through technologies, new form factors, and driving Intel's corporate-wide user experience initiatives. This spans all client device brands including hardware, software and connectivity ingredients for phones, tablets, Ultrabook™, All-in-Ones, 2 in 1 computing devices, and home gateways.

About the company

Intel is a place where employees can pursue their passions, support world-changing initiatives, and thrive intellectually.

Our employees are as diverse as our customers, vendors, and colleagues in the global market. This worldwide perspective helps us anticipate, and provide for, the growing needs of a changing marketplace. Here are a few examples:

The collaboration of Intel teams halfway across the world from each other was key to the development of our Intel® Centrino® processor technology.

The leaders of our Technology and Manufacturing Group use diversity to broaden team perspective on projects.

Our International Summit for Proliferating Ideas and Recognizing Excellence lets innovators from every country within Intel Corporate Services share ideas.

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