Intel Graphics Software Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

Are you passionate about computer graphics? Working with leading graphics engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture? If so, then our Visual and Parallel Computing Group (VPG) has an opportunity for you. In VPG, we are focused on delivering Best-in-Class visual experiences that enable users to immerse themselves in a new visual future. The Software team in VPG we work on drivers to compilers across all OSs, our software team delivers Intel’s 3D graphics, media, display and compute GPU Technology. We are looking for a Graphics Software Engineer to be part of our team. In this position, you will be working with other talented software engineers to deliver the user mode driver and related/similar support for media algorithms design and verification for Intel integrated graphics products.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Responsible for design, implementation and enabling the industry video coding standards on Intel graphics/media platforms, including MPEG2, VC1, H.264, HEVC, VP8, VP9, AV1 etc.

  • Responsible for building the next generation of high efficiency video coding on next generation of cutting-edge Intel processors.

  • Responsible for implementing the media architecture interface for both Windows/Linux, and supporting the future Windows/Linux graphics architecture

  • Responsible for analyzing performance and optimizing media driver on various Intel graphics platforms for better performance and power-consumption

  • Responsible for support the entire product life cycle to deliver best in class media codec driver

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Good problem solving skills and logical thinking ability

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, self-motivated and work with team spirit

  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team across multiple sites

  • Good problem solving skills and logical thinking ability Excellent communication, inter-personal skills, self-motivated and work with team spirit

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.

  • As the 7th largest global company in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, or Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corp.).

  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance.

  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more

If you are excited about this opportunity then we encourage you to apply to be part of our team.


Minimum skills and experience:

  • You must possess a Master's degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with 3+ years of related experience or Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of related experience.

  • You should have the 3+ years of experience in the following:

  • Solid programming skills in C and C++.

  • Thorough understanding of operating systems architecture

Preferred skills and experience:

  • In-depth understanding on video compression standards Track

  • Proving experience on video codec programming Hands

  • Eexperience on DXVA/LibVA driver development

  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively both independently and in a team across multiple sites

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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