30 days old

Firmware Verification Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Client SOC Architecture (CSA) is looking for a Firmware Verification Engineer to join their team and in this position, you will be working as part of a pre-silicon firmware verification team for current and next generation Client SOC Products.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Creating test environments, checker strategies, and test generators for validating embedded power management firmware in the SOC
  • Learning the FW architecture and related SOC architecture by debugging test failures to the root cause
  • Developing and utilizing various software tools and/or methodologies with the goal to ensure highly functional firmware
  • Communicating effectively, coordinating and working with firmware developers and SOC integration teams
  • Potentially participating in the debug of failures in silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on pre-silicon models


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.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Bachelor's in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field plus 3+ years of experience. OR a Master's degree.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Software development skills
  • Experience with reading and interpreting technical specs, Firmware
  • Experience with Firmware/Embedded Firmware/Software development or verification
  • 1 year experience with UNIX or Linux


Preferred qualifications

  • Good understanding of Computer Architecture
  • 1+ years' experience with writing validation plans and/or software to implement those validation plans
  • Object Oriented Programming experience, C++ and/or Ruby programming
  • Advanced SW development skills (Unit Testing, Test Driven Development)
  • 6 months+ experience with validation or testing experience, especially in a silicon design team
  • 6 months+ experience working on SOC projects in Validation or Tools domains, , and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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.

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.

Posted: 2022-07-08 Expires: 2022-08-08

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