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Hillsboro, Oregon Intel


Job Category:Engineering

Primary Location:Hillsboro, OR US

Other Locations:US, California, San Jose

Job Type:Experienced Hire

Linux Ethernet Driver Development Engineer Job Description

Come join us in Intel's Ethernet Products Group (EPG) which is part of Intel's Data Center Group (DCG). We are looking for motivated, passionate, and talented Senior Software Engineers to join our Ethernet Linux driver development and technology pathfinding team. We're a strong, vibrant cross-site team which helps drive Intel's Ethernet technology and products (Foundational NICs, Smart NICs and IPUs) to position Intel x86 as the server platform of choice and Intel Ethernet products as Ethernet of choice for the Cloud, Communications and Data Center deployments.

In this role, you will need skills to dive deep into development of Linux Ethernet driver, and Linux Kernel's networking stack, to deliver it for the Ethernet hardware and IA server platforms. You will need skills to analyze network performance in a distributed application environment and drive new features in Ethernet driver, kernel Ethernet stacks and Intel Ethernet products. You will have an excellent opportunity to shape the future Ethernet features in Intel platforms and Ethernet products.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Must be a team player, with demonstrated experience technically influencing others.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience in developing and delivering networking drivers for IA and embedded systems for Cloud Service Providers.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.


Education Requirement:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study with 3+ years of experience or

Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study with 2+ years of experience or

PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of technical development debug and leadership experience of the Linux kernel driver
  • Open Source development in Ethernet drivers
  • OS domain experience in IA and Embedded environments
  • Experience with Computer Architecture OS internals and Networking
  • Experience with TCP/IP and new and emerging Tunneling encapsulating protocols such as VxLAN, NVGRE
  • Experience with network benchmarks and performance evaluation methods
  • Experience with eBPF User mode networking and OpenVswitch/VxLAN/NSH development

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Open Source Community
  • Software development skills such as C Programming, Device Driver development, Linux Kernel development, Protocol stack development/enhancements (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP/IP, Socket layer development/enhancements) and adjacencies (e.g. libevent, epoll).
  • Linux kernel development experience with emphasis on the network stack and its interfaces (e.g. Programming experience at the sockets layer, protocol layer, device layer and network virtualization).

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.

Other Locations

US, California, San Jose

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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