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IP Validation Lead Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

In this role you will be part of IP design validation team chartered with delivering IP to multiple server SOCs across Intel.

Responsibilities include although not limited to:

  • Define and enhance pre-silicon validation infrastructure and methodologies of high complexity IP improving the overall efficiency and velocity of the pre-silicon validation.

  • Interact closely with the architecture and design teams understand architectural and microarchitectural details to come up with comprehensive test plans to validate the IP.

  • Create define and develop IP validation environment and test suites.

  • Development of methodologies execution of validation test plans test sequences and directed tests.

  • Mentor and guide junior verification engineers.

The role requires the following attributes:

  • Proven track record in processor or IP verification from environment development to tests development.

  • Hands-on verification experience and high proficiency using SystemVerilog and OVM UVM.

  • Proven track record of developing complex verification collaterals quickly and solid simulation debug skills.

  • In-depth understanding of computer architecture PCIExpress protocols and coherency protocols.

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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related discipline and 6+ years of relevant work experience.


Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related discipline and 4+ years of relevant work experience.


PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or related discipline and 2+ years of relevant work experience in the following:

  • Pre-Si Validation/Design.

  • Software Programming.

  • Hands-on verification using System Verilog and OVM /UVM.

  • In-depth understanding of computer architecture.

  • Experience leading a small/medium sized team.

  • Knowledge and understanding of PCI Express protocols and coherency protocols.

Inside this Business Group

IP Engineering Group's (IPG) vision Build IPs that power Intel's leadership products and power our customer's silicon. We want to attract & retain talent who get joy in building high quality IP and share our core belief that IP is fundamental to transforming Intel's silicon design process. IPG's guiding principles will be ensuring Quality (Zero Bugs), Customer Obsession (Delight our Customers) and structured Problem Solving. We are a fearless organization transforming IP development.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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