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Job/scheme locations: 
Shannon County Clare
Application deadline: 
Salary notes: 
31,000 euro
Number of vacancies: 
Degree subjects: 
Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering
Skills required: 
C, C++ or Python, Linux, Embedded, OpenSource, Git
Days' holiday: 
Healthcare, Life assurance, Pension scheme contribution
County Kildare
IT and telecoms

2017 Graduate Software Engineer

Create the technology of tomorrow

Creating and extending computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth--that's our vision, is it yours?

Step inside our world and you’ll find one brilliant mind after another working together in a spirit of collaboration that is simply contagious. Through this shared dedication—this culture of innovation and exploration—we do more than deliver the latest technologies. We deliver the future. See for yourself. Look Inside.

That’s where you come in. We need innovators and proven communicators like you to push our thinking. We need your strong collaboration and organizational skills, as well as your ability to effectively work within a team environment. You will help push us to the next level. Joining Intel means joining a dynamic company that has established a reputation for innovation.


As a Graduate Software Engineer, you will work with Intel Data Centre Group (DCG) Software development teams to deliver leading edge enterprise and communications platforms. That will enable tomorrow’s Data Centre infrastructure and accelerate cloud computing adoption, from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices.

You will be based in Shannon, Co. Clare as a member of a talented team of software engineers with a broad range of experience. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with multi-site projects working on cutting edge hardware. You will enjoy a world class work environment and you will be empowered to fulfill your greatest ambitions. 


Honours degree/Master/PhD in Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or a similar discipline. Graduate in 2016 or 2017.
Required Skills: 

  • Excellent knowledge of C/C++ or Python programming, especially in developing multi-core or multi-threaded software.
  • Software development life cycle.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux operating system and how to optimize for performance.
  • Good problem solving skills coupled with a strong aptitude to learn and innovate.
  • Good understanding of Intel Architecture/x86 or other multi-core processor

Advantageous Skills:

  • Packet processing and networking technologies, Ethernet and TCP/IP, Wireless, Switching and Routing
  • Security, Cryptography
  • Data compression
  • Programming in Linux/embedded environments
  • Agile Software Development
  • Open source software development
  • Device driver development
  • Windows, FreeBSD or other operating systems
  • Virtualisation e.g. KVM, XEN, QEMU, VMWARE
  • Software Defined Networks (SDN), e.g. OpenStack, OPNFV
  • Source control management tools e.g. GIT

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