29 days old

Network Software Validation Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Intel is about so much more than hardware! We are building the best team in the world for developing cutting edge software to pair with our industry-leading hardware products. Join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

You have a unique way of looking at the world. We want to see it!

Step inside our world and you'll find brilliant minds working together in a spirit of collaboration that is simply contagious. Through this shared dedication - this culture of innovation and exploration - we do more than deliver the latest technologies. We deliver the future. See for yourself: Look Inside. We invite you to join our creative and flexible team as a Software Engineer.

Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join the Ethernet Products Group (EPG) within our larger Network and Edge Group (NEX) as a Network Software Validation Engineer. Within Intel's EPG join a creative team of engineers who relentlessly drives the highest quality of EPG products with the most optimal cost via continuous improvement, learning and product mindset.

As a Network Software Validation Engineer on this team, you will:

  • Be responsible for the validation of network drivers on various operating systems across Linux, Windows, free BSD, and ESXi on a variety of foundational and smart NIC products.
  • Review and analyze the requirement documents and architecture specifications to understand the product and will interact with marketing and architecture teams to understand the scalability, performance aspects, and customer use cases.
  • Develop test strategy for the new features and products.- Develop and maintain software test plans.
  • Perform thorough debug of the systems to assist in the problem identification and resolution.
  • Work alongside software development and hardware teams to analyze and debug software or hardware issues.
  • Develop automated testcases and execute them using automation framework.
  • Use agile software development methodologies in the software development life cycle.
  • Lead the validation within the domain.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Must be a team player, with a demonstrated experience technically influencing others.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field plus 3 years of industry work experience.
  • Experience in validation and debug of software.
  • Experience with network and/or security protocols.
  • Experience with scripting languages (i.e. Python, etc).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SONiC, SAI, and Openconfig.
  • Experience in OVS, programmable device using P4,  and DPDK.
  • Experience with software testing and test methodology and functional integration regression
  • Experience with various testing tools.
  • Experience leading or managing software validation or testing projects.

Benefits Statement:

Here at Intel, we invest in our people. Beyond health, dental, and retirement benefits, Intels benefits package includes 14 paid holidays per calendar year, three weeks of paid vacation, four-week paid sabbatical every four years of employment, family planning care including adoption and fertility assistance, and over 45 diverse employee resource groups for networking and advocacy.  Intel also offers employees five bonuses per year dependent on overall company and personal performance, and an employee stock purchase program.

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, Folsom;US, California, San Diego;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Georgia, Atlanta;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.

Work Model for this Role

This role is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Posted: 2022-06-05 Expires: 2022-07-06

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