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Job ID: JR0024366
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: College Grad

Graphics Software Engineer

The Game Developer Products GDP team is supporting and extending a high profile tool suite for optimizing graphics workloads used in the game industry. GDP offers a fun, exciting, and challenging job that provides a great opportunity to learn, grow, and excel in the field of graphics tools. We are delivering killer tools for tuning Games on Intel's latest graphics silicon. See https://software.intel.com/en-us/gpa for details. As we move through 2017 with our tool suite, we have several areas to expand and explore including new graphics hardware and new graphics APIs. We are actively looking to expand the team in Oregon by adding a junior software developer with a skill base rooted in C++. This position is for the individual with a keen interest in performance profiling and 3D graphics in the gaming industry. The candidate will work to develop, maintain and validate core software components for the Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers GPA on a variety of Intel powered devices and operating systems. The ideal candidate is an energetic and passionate software developer with experience and / or exposure to Graphics and Gaming. Candidates should have a passion for developing and validating high quality code using industry proven techniques such as pair programming, test driven development and continuous integration. The ability to work directly with peers to design, write, review, and influence implementation and test code is necessary.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements:
- Must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
- At the BS level you must have the permanent right to work in the US without requiring sponsorship.
- At least 1 year of experience in software development in C/C++
- At least 1 year of experience in 3D graphics pipeline including a basic understanding of a 3D graphics API such as DirectX, OpenGL, Metal, or Vulkan.

Additional skills:
- Ability to work closely with teammates
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Basic structured software development skills
- Strong debugging and troubleshooting skills
- High attention to detail when writing code, running tests and filing defects.

Preferred Qualifications
- Exposure to the Metal Graphics API
- Experience with development on Mac OSX
- Experience writing code in Objective C

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

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About Intel Corporation

Company Description

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.

Mission & Values

Our values define who we are and how we act as employees and as a company. More than simply words, they are something we live by each day. They speak to everyone within our diverse workforce.

These are our ideals, the Intel Values:
  • Customer Orientation
  • Discipline
  • Quality
  • Risk Taking
  • Great Place to Work
  • Results Orientation

Working Here

Big thinking. At Intel, we thrive on it. That's why we put brilliant minds together and give them the tools to succeed. So whether you're in engineering, manufacturing, operations, or marketing, you'll play an important part in bringing our next-generation computing platforms to the world.

Put yourself in the right company, and let the ideas fly. If you’re looking to make an impact, Intel is the perfect place. For interns, recent college graduates, or experienced professionals, Intel has positions in business and technical disciplines all over the world. Explore the possibilities. You’ll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.


Intel believes employees are the most important investment for success, and Intel's comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects that. The program's purpose is to attract, retain and reward the people responsible for the company's long-term growth and profitability. It's designed to provide Intel employees and their families with the stability of long-term financial security and protection. Learn more about Intel's compensation and benefits programs.

Honors & Awards

Intel and our employees have been recognized for a number of corporate initiatives and charitable endeavors. In the past year, we have received over 80 recognitions for our corporate responsibility efforts at the local, national and global level. And while winning awards is certainly not the motivation behind these efforts, the recognition is always appreciated. The following is a listing of some of the recent awards Intel has received.
  • Newsweek's Green Rankings 2009
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Member
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
  • Green Power Partner of the Year by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Ethisphere Institute's 2009 World's Most Ethical Companies
  • Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List