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Network Hardware Application Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The Ethernet Products Group (EPG) is looking for an experienced Hardware Engineer to work closely in a customer enablement and support role with Intel customers and System On a Chip (SOC) partner organizations. In this role the successful candidate will be accountable for providing world class design enablement and customer issue support to EPG customers for integrated wired ethernet in a wide variety of enterprise, cloud, and datacenter environments. We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills who can understand, explain, and solve problems collaboratively with customers and internal SOC partner groups. This position requires networking and ethernet knowledge as well as hardware, PCB, SOC, high speed link design, debug, and support experience.

This is a highly dynamic and changing role that matches the customer solution needs. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and able to work in fluid business environment with minimal supervision. The business scenarios may include tight schedules and highly demanding customers. The work will focus primarily on creation and debug of LAN Enablement Kits (LEKs) and may also include automation efforts.


Candidates 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. Requirements listed below would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Minimum Required Education

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science Systems Engineering or in related field with 2 years of relevant industry experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with reproduction and debug lab tools (such as: highspeed oscilloscope and bus analyzers)
  • 2+ years of experience in design, debug, or validation of one or more of the following: IEEE802.3 standard, TCP/IP, PCISIG Spec, DMTF spec, 10/25/40/50/100G Ethernet, MAC-PHY architecture
  • 1+ years of experience in Ethernet link management with emphasis on PHY configuration and troubleshooting involving Bit Error Rate (BER) and link quality.
  • 1+ years of experience with automation scripting with tools such as Python, PERL or similar.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Design of highspeed networking protocols such as PCIe, XAUI, SERDES, KX, KR, SFI
  • Familiarity with how to setup and use a PCIE analyzer and/or Lauterbach debug probe
  • Familiarity with customer reference boards CRBs
  • Experience with Cadence EDA tools
  • Experience in Signal integrity
  • Experience in HSPICE simulation and ESD, EMI, and EMC etc
  • Basic understanding of BIOS Linux kernel driver and/or Windows driver shell script
  • Basic understanding of FPGA development
  • Analytical skills including past experience in printed circuit board design and review and/or SOC design and post-si electrical validation and debug

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;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: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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