Architecture Hardware Planner

Job Description
Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG, formerly Altera) seeks an Architecture Product Planner for Intel's FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) Silicon Products. Intel PSG is experiencing unprecedented growth with innovation of new applications and features for both traditional and new partners, industries and markets. The person in this role will be an integral contributor to the growth and scale of PSG.

The Architecture Hardware Planner is a critical, role within PSG's Product Planning organization and puts you at the center of PSG products. This role affords you a great opportunity to make a disruptive and positive impact to PSG's near and long-term business goals. You will take on challenging and complex problems where you will need to apply sound technical & business judgment in defining silicon solutions and effectively communicating complex issues to audiences that may include senior executives, Marketing, Engineering, Sales & Customers.

As Architecture Hardware Planner you will be responsible for coordinating with Engineering, business and Marketing stakeholders to jointly define, drive and manage PSG's FPGA architecture product strategy.You will be driving the requirements from vertical markets into specifications for PSG products. This will involve synthesizing and analyzing requirements from various sources including but not limited to PSG's strategy and marketing teams, Intel business divisions and other Intel business units, customers etc.

Behavioral Capabilities:
o Business acumen - Understands business and technical challenges landscapes, strong technical acumen with background on vertical markets and FPGA solutions.
o Leadership - Influences, defines and drive decisions in a proactive, assertive manner, can articulate ideas and concepts in a compelling and targeted way to promote change.
o Presence and Communications - Can create and facilitate engagement and dialogue with open communication, can communicate goals and plans critical project stakeholders.
o Self-starter - Comfortable driving unchartered, high paced programs with limited oversight.
o Strategic thinker- Be able to keep the big picture in focus, while managing highly complex decisions as part of multi-disciplinary programs with potentially conflicting interests towards a common goal.
o Highly analytical - Data driven and possess strong problem-solving skills, able to structure complicated issues and find creative solutions to challenges.
o Strong interpersonal skills - Ability to bring difficult discussions to the table and arbitrate different viewpoints effectively, not afraid to speak up to ensure success of program.

Key Responsibilities:
o Drives creation of Market Requirements Documents based on inputs from customers, constituents and PSG business partners.
o Orchestrates architecture performance/bench-marking ensuring effective measures and methodologies are in place.
o Partner with engineering to define a market leading architecture and build expert knowledge of PSG's and competition's FPGA architectures.
o Works closely with other Strategic Planners to manage, track and oversee deliverables from cross functional teams - towards contributing to a product proposal.
o Networks and coordinates with business stakeholders to continuously drive and champion customer requirements into product proposals.
o Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations on which to pursue.
o Manage complex feature, schedule, cost, and performance trade-offs.
o Excellent communications demonstrated ability to influence at all levels and driving results


Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of total experience in a semiconductor engineering related role
  • Experience with FPGAs (hardware)
  • BS in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree

Preferred (Additional) Qualifications
  • MS in Electrical Engineer, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree is a plus
  • 5+ years broad business and technical background with understanding of markets/applications and silicon architectures/technologies
  • 5+ years' experience in a technical customer-facing and engagement role is a plus
  • 5+ years' experience in Strategic Planning, Architecture definition and/or Design Engineering is a strong plus

Inside this Business Group
The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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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