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Export Classification Lead

$143,444- $214,556/ year
Posted May 14
Full Time
HybridSanta Clara, California

Job Description

Intel is an industry leader and a catalyst for technology innovation and products that revolutionize the way we live. Our purpose is to create world-changing technology that improves the life of every person on the planet. Intel is in the midst of a transformational journey to deliver on its ambitious IDM 2.0 strategy which includes significant manufacturing expansions and the creation of a foundry to serve internal and external customers, as well as a product group to invent the next generation of silicon products to support AI and the future of compute.

We are seeking a talented export classification lead candidate for this role who demonstrates the relevant trade and technical experience to help build an excellent future for export compliance at Intel.


The scope of work includes but is not limited to:

  • Acts as lead to the Intel export classification team.
  • Ensures that Intel’s global operations comply with export trade laws and regulations with regard to export classification under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and other countries. 
  • Partners with Intel business groups to communicate trade compliance requirements, engage with customers as necessary, and deliver solutions that navigate the fast-changing trade environment. 
  • Determines the business impact of regulatory and/or business changes and serves as the point of contact for interactions with regulatory agencies and government advisory committees on defined matters. 
  • Evaluate internal operations, controls, risk assessments, and maintenance of documentation, including policies and procedures as related to regulatory compliance, and recommend appropriate changes. 
  • Classifies goods or technology being exported completes required documentation, and compiles reports. 
  • Provides a centralized approach to managing Intel's tools and data structures related to common and repetitive transaction-based tasks. 
  • Drives standardization of trade processes and standard operating procedures.  
  • Performs regulatory interpretations and delivers white paper technical reviews that determine the classification for a range of products, technology, software, and technical services/support. 
  • Work closely with BUs to understand their needs and ensure that export classification strategies align with business objectives.
  • Understand new business initiatives and ensure classification timelines are met to avoid delays in releases.
  • Facilitate communication between BUs and the export compliance team, including classification issues resolution, business process and model support, training, and product roadmap questions.
  • Advocate for regulatory changes to benefit Intel's business.
  • Analyze technologies declared in Intel export classification systems; determine ECCN and other export prerequisites. 
  • Write classification analysis, and record along with any other documentation.
  • Provide support to the team and offer advisory services on classification matters to the Classification Team.
  • Partner with other ECS teams to resolve issues and develop classification solutions and Tier 2 escalations.
  • Analyze new and existing regulations to assess the impact on Intel operations, including gathering data for reclassification and writing new CCATS as required.
  • Provide export classification support for M&A projects.



You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 5+ years export classification experience
  • 7+ years trade compliance experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Semiconductor industry experience
  • Certified Export compliance specialist
  • 7+ years export classification experience
  • 10+ years trade compliance experience
  • Supervisory or lead experience
  • SAP/GTS experience

This role is not eligible for Intel immigrations sponsorship.


Inside this Business Group

Intel makes possible the most amazing experiences of the future. You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth. Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers, and society.


Other Locations

US, OR, Hillsboro; US, CA, Folsom

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.



We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $143,444.00-$214,556.00
*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site.