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CPU Core Verification Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Intel XPU Architecture team is looking for a passionate and driven individual to help define and build the next generation of highly efficient XPU architectures for Intel.

  • This individual will be a senior member of the CPU HW Microarchitecture team and work along with GPU architecture and software compiler engineers to build new XPU products.

  • This position will be individual contributor responsible to develop the technology for pre-Silicon functional validation tests to verify system(s) will meet design requirements.

  • Responsibilities include creating, analyzing, and modifying test plans for RTL validation, defining and running system simulation models, and finding and implementing corrective measures for failing RTL tests.

  • This role will also contribute towards managing the Verification infrastructure and TFMs that are needed for HW design development.

The candidate should also exhibit the following behavioral traits/skills:

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, and clarity in technical communications

  • Self-starter with the willingness to work independently, and an aptitude to learn new things quickly

  • Proven willingness to lead technical projects, working with multi-functional and cross-site groups.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills needed to form and build teams, attract, coach, and develop architects and engineers, and establish functional quality development processes.


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You must possess the below 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and 9+ years of experience.


  • Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and 6+ years of experience.


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and 4+ years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following:

  • CPU Core Verification.

  • CPU architecture or microarchitecture.

  • Developing pre-silicon functional verification tests to verify system(s) will meet design requirements.

  • Developing a Verification infrastructure from inception thru implementation.

  • Working with RTL and architecture to extract the specification and build test plans.

  • Developing test plans.

  • Debugging Post Silicon issues.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Delivered high quality IP (RTL, Design, Validation) as a technical lead for large and small groups in a global team environment.

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center.  Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Washington, Multiple Cities;Virtual US and Canada

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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

Work Model for this Role

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-04-28 Expires: 2022-05-29

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