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Director of Cloud Solutions Validation


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Director of Cloud Solutions Validation Careers at Intel in Hillsboro, OR
Job ID: JR0055702
Job Category: Engineering Management
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Director of Cloud Solutions Validation

Job Description

Are you a possibility thinker? Do you not only see the future of the data center but want to roll up your sleeves to make it happen? Then you might have a home in our team of doers, Jacks and Jane's of all trades, which is expanding the data center solutions space. Specifically, we are part of the Data Center Solutions Group that is tasked with reinventing the data center of the future! We are a team of highly motivated, experienced and agile thinkers, who are looking for the right person to join us as the Director of Cloud Solutions Validation.

This specific position will be responsible for defining validation plans and the validation execution strategy for Rack Scale Design technology across multiple different groups both inside and outside of Intel for the next generation of DCG platforms. Rack Scale Design represents the next generation of Software Defined Infrastructure, targeted at cloud server deployments that can be dynamically provisioned across compute, network and storage resources. It dramatically improves a customer's flexibility to 'right size' their infrastructure based on the specific performance and capacity requirements across a shared pool of resources. Rack Scale Design is pathfinding and groundbreaking new methodologies that will be invented and deployed across the industry.

To excel in this role, you must have a strong background in various Cloud Platform Services such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, DaaS. Ideally, this experience should include orchestration, infrastructure management and application management of Cloud Platforms. As a key point of validation accountability for RSD, this individual will lead the development of validation plans, building out the test and automation capabilities and influencing the validation strategy across DCG functional teams including CPU, boards/systems, SW/FW, SSD, Networking, Acceleration ingredients.


BS/MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar degree with 20+ years of a balanced combination of:

  • Cloud OS/SW/FW/HW Director level Engineering Management
  • Cloud Platform "Solutions" Validation such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud with strong expertise in validation methodologies, tools and automation frameworks
  • Full Product level validation experience covering diverse Workloads Analytics, Maria DB, Mongo DB, multiple industry Applications Kafka, Cassandra, OS, middleware stacks OpenStack, OpenShift, VCF, Azure, Storage, Networking and Compute infrastructure
  • Technical program management experience in delivery of a full datacenter systems solution
  • Experience leading validation of complex projects consists of a large, matrixed, multi-geo teams- Full Product Life Cycle experience on large scale compute/storage/networking projects

Additional qualifications required include:

  • Excellent teamwork, collaboration and consensus building skills
  • Comfortable working with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working with Architecture and Engineering teams to define integration and product validation strategy for product features
  • Extensive knowledge of software integration and validation, preferably with data center applications, Cloud OS's, orchestration and open source middleware stacks
  • Understanding of Intel server CPU/silicon strategies and roadmap
  • Experience with networking configuration, cloud workload, and accelerator workload qualification- High-level project/program/platform management experience
  • Senior level decision making and influencing experience
  • Experience working across functional and organizational boundaries
  • Demonstrated leadership with senior technical and management teams

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.

Position of Trust. This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Talent Consultant.


As an electronics industry innovator and a leader in corporate responsibility, we look for ways to apply our technology to address global challenges while serving as a role model for how companies should operate.

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