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IP System Validation Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Do you love to solve technical challenges that no one has solved yet? Do you enjoy working with cross functional teams to deliver solutions for products that impact customers lives? If so, come join us to do something wonderful!

The world is transforming - and so is Intel!  Here at Intel, we believe the world needs technology that can enrich the lives of every person on earth. We work every single day to design and manufacture silicon products that empower peoples digital lives.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Development of validation plans, and test execution for various Soft IP RTL validation.

  • Bringing up and troubleshooting validation environment which involves FPGA boards, test cards and debug tools.

  • Documentation of validation plans, best-known methods and learning.

  • Keeping validation lead and IP manager updated about milestone progress, challenges, risks and schedule impact with integrity.

  • Looking for passionate pre-silicon-IP system validation engineers who shall work on soft IP's related to consumer, system IO, and edge solutions.

  • The engineer is expected to ensure robustness and high quality for soft IP's with IO, boot or security functionalities using FPGA based early prototyping and emulation validation hardware.

What we offer:  

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.  

  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.  

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation).  

  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!  

  • We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today. 


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 would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and internship experience. 

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering And 2+ years of experience.


Master's degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering with following skills:

  • Knowledge of Computer System Architecture and x86 architecture.

  • Willing to develop tests using C/C++ and familiarity with another programming/scripting languages such as Python.

  • Willing to comprehend RTL logic written using Verilog.

  • Hands-on experience with hardware and software debugging tools.

  • Willing to comprehend the content of technical specifications for architecture, microarchitecture, registers and schematic.

  • SoC or IP architecture preferably related to IO protocols, security, boot flow and interrupts.

  • FPGA or emulation tools, flow and methodology.

  • Product development lifecycle and related engineering processes.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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