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Pre Silicon Validation Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

As a Pre Silicon Validation Engineer at Intel you will be responsible, but not limited to:

  • Develops Pre Silicon functional validation tests to verify system will meet design requirements.
  • Creates test plans for RTL validation, defining and running system simulation models, and finding and implementing corrective measures for failing RTL tests. Analyzes and uses results to modify testing.
  • Analyze and modify testing; requires strong understanding of one (or more) of the following: DFX, Security, Full-chip, Performance, RAS, Power Management.
  • Develop verification collateral such as behavioral checkers, coverage monitors, test generators, or score-boards.
  • Analyze coverage gaps and devise strategies to fill them. Establish strong design quality metrics through critical verification techniques.
  • Work closely w/Architect/Micro-Architecture and Design teams to devise the best validation strategies for next gen designs.
  • Develop and review validation code for efficiency/coverage and drive any paradigm shifts needed in validation execution.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Willing to work in a dynamic and team oriented environment
  • Problem-solving skills, including debugging and brainstorming techniques
  • Written and verbal communication skills


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:

The candidate must have a BS degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

3+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Debugging (EDA industry standard tools)
  • System Verilog with OVM/UVM methodology
  • Pre-silicon validation

Preferred Qualifications:

2+ years of experience in the following areas:

  • Gate-Keeper usage
  • Scripting
  • Simulation
  • Triage failure parsing/assignments

    A Masters' degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field with 1+ years of experience in the minimum requirements.

    Inside this Business Group

    The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) is at the heart of Intels transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

    Other Locations

    US, California, Santa Clara;Virtual US and Canada

    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.

    Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

    We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

    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.

    Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

    Posted: 2022-05-17 Expires: 2022-06-17

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