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Job Description

Job ID: JR0034379
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hudson, MA US
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Job Type: College Grad

SW Application Engineer

In this position, you will be joining the Communications Infrastructure Division CID Data Plane Application Engineering Team and will be responsible for enabling the next generation telecommunications platforms based in Intel silicon ingredients with CID Tier 1 customers with a focus on data plane and cryptographic software development and optimization support.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for product design-in and debug support of customer platform SW designs.
  • Providing technical assistance on the development and optimization of Data Plane and QAT algorithms running on IA processors and chipsets.
  • Establishing a technical trusted advisor relationship with key CID customers-Answering customer technical questions during the design-win and design-in phase of the platform SW development.
  • Participating in cross functional customer teams with the goal of maximizing MSS with key CID customers.
  • Responsible for the generation and maintenance of product enabling collateral including development of Data Plane and/or QAT software example designs, bug fix patches and demos.
  • Proactively influence CID product line feature set and collaterals with key customer requirements.


The candidate 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 school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must posses a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or any other related field.
  • 6 months experience or equivalent coursework in the following areas:
    • Platform Hardware Design.
    • SW Programming.
    • Programming Languages such as: C++, Java, C, Python, Verilog. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linux, Windows-Experience programming with Data Plane Development Kit DPDK and poll-mode drivers development.
  • Experience with Windows and Linux Drivers and performance analysis debug.
  • Proficiency with markup languages XML, HTML.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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