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Research Scientist Careers at Intel in Folsom, CA
Job ID: JR0014440
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Research Scientist

Job Description

Initiates the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research projects to fuel Intel's growth in the areas of computing, communication, technology and manufacturing and new business opportunity. Investigates the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and products typically 7+ years prior to landing on a product roadmap. Plans and executes laboratory research. Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, and contributes to scientific literature and conferences. May participate in development of intellectual property. May coordinate interdepartmental activities and research efforts. Typically holds a PhD. If you are passionate about driving the future of graphics hardware and display technology and want to work with leading graphics researchers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture, then our Visual and Parallel Computing Group VPG has opportunities for you. VPG delivers Intel's 3D graphics, media, display GPU, and Parallel Computing Technology and is constantly looking for world class researchers to join our various research efforts.Your responsibilities will involve- Research in 3D graphics, working alongside other Intel researchers to invent new techniques or technologies that advance the field of real-time rendering.- Producing a long-term technology vision that impacts Intel graphics hardware and software products- Publishing your work in leading conferences and journalsWe need someone who is collaborative and team oriented with strong written, verbal and presentation communications skills


Minimum qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree with 6 years' experience, or a Master's degree with 5 years' experience, or a PhD degree with at least 3 years' experience. Degree should be in CS, CE, EE, Physics, Math, or a related field.
Candidate should have 6+ years with the following:
- Comprehending, analyzing and extending techniques described in rendering literature
- Developing advanced graphics algorithms in domains such as raster graphics, ray traced based graphics, global illumination, depth of field, motion blur, acceleration structures, etc.
- Developing software in C++ together with programmable shaders and GPU compute
- Creating real-time rendering effects using current and upcoming graphics APIs OpenGL, Direct3D 11/12, ...

Preferred Qualifications:
- Background in relevant industries including video game development, rendering software or visual effects in film.
- Knowledge of GPU architecture and/or GPU workloads and performance characteristics- Background in writing publications and/or presenting at conferences or other events
- Experience with performance analysis including using low-level tools like profilers for identifying performance issues
- Familiarity with parallel programming environments such as TBB, CUDA or OpenCL

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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