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Research Scientist - Database


Job Description

The Graph Analytics Operation within Intel Labs develops systems solutions that address the challenges of Big Data Analytics and Large-Scale Machine Learning with disruptive technology. It is focused on delivering new software and hardware technologies that will transform datacenter operations and improve user experience.

In this position, you will be responsible for conceiving, researching, and prototyping graph based applications and frameworks, and you will develop relevant software and hardware technologies with the goal of converting these to product and fueling Intel's growth. You will use your strong knowledge of scientific principles to identify and research promising technologies typically 1-2 years prior to product development. This requires a good understanding of state-of-the-art techniques in SQL, NoSQL, and graph databases, along with a strong understanding of datacenter computing systems. You must also possess strong verbal and written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work in a demanding team-oriented environment.

You are expected to maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, and contribute regularly to scientific literature and the research community at-large. You may also participate in the development of intellectual property.

You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum qualifications and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience would be obtained through your educational level research and/or relevant job/internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant engineering discipline
  • 1 year of experience with the design and implementation of graph, relational, and/or NoSQL databases
  • 1 year of experience with the design and implementation of large-scale parallel systems (e.g., MapReduce frameworks, parallel databases, etc.)
  • 2 years of experience in functional and object-oriented programming (e.g., C++, Java, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience with systems software for the Linux OS
  • 1 year of experience with performance profiling and characterization
  • 1 year of experience in scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, etc.)

Business Group
Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

The mission of Intel Labs is to drive Intel's technology leadership. This includes coordinating research and development among several business groups and aligning Intel's strategies and technologies with industry needs. The goal is to deliver breakthrough technologies that bring the benefits of the ongoing digital revolution to everyone.

The cluster computing team within Intel's Systems Architecture Lab researches large-scale systems that address the challenges of Big Data and Big Learning. It is focused on delivering new software and hardware technologies that will transform datacenters and improve user experience.

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Job Location
Hillsboro, OR
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Employment Type:
Full Time