1+ months

Graphics Validation Tools Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

If you are passionate about computer graphics and working with leading graphics engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture, then Intels Xe Architecture & IP Engineering  team has opportunities for you.   As part of the Xe Architecture & IP Engineering team we  will focus on architecting, designing and verifying our Xe IP roadmap. We have ambitions to scale Xe from tera-flops to zetta-flops and this team will grow to achieve that.  We are looking for Graphics Validation Tools Engineer with great interpersonal and communication skills to join the team to help us develop software to exercise all the features of our discrete and integrated graphics processors.  Were at the center of graphics processor engineering, working with graphics design, architecture, simulation, driver development, and validation to create realistic traffic for our 3D, compute, media encode/decode, display, and blitter engines, as well as multithreaded vector processing cores.  Youll learn many aspects of graphics and system architecture and software engineering while working with other smart, motivated engineers.

You will help us with the following responsibilities which will include but not be limited to:

  • Working on graphics traffic generation tools used to validate integrated and discrete GPUs at multiple levels of abstraction
  • Learning the graphics core architecture, including one or more of: 3D, blitter, media encode/decode, compute, display, or virtualization/memory-management
  • Designing and developing tool features and extensions in an Agile environment
  • Collaborating with design, architecture, pre-and post-silicon validation, and graphics driver development and functional simulation to make sure all aspects of our architecture are covered


Educational experience listed below would be obtained through relevant schoolwork, internships, jobs and/or research experience.

Minimum skills and experience:

Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/ Computer Engineering or any related field plus 3 years of industry experience. Or a Master's degree in the same fields with 1+ year educational or industry experience.

Your experience must be in the following: 

  • Object-oriented software development specifically in C/C++ (data structures, memory management, recursion, etc.)
  • Computer architecture, (virtual memory, caching, multiprocessing, and pipelining, etc.)
  • Software debug

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Graphics APIs (DirectX, Vulkan, OpenGL, Metal, etc.)
  • Graphics architecture (3D, compute, media encode/decode, display, etc.)
  • Working in Linux
  • Ruby

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, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin

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.

Posted: 2022-04-27 Expires: 2022-05-28

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