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Product Development Engineer - IFS

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

The Group:
As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, Intel is establishing Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to the CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and a major provider of the US and European-based capacity to serve customers globally with a world-class IP including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IP, along with ARM and RISC-V ecosystem IPs.
The Role:
The IFS customer solutions engineering team is rapidly growing and seeking individuals with diverse and adaptable skillsets to navigate a continuously evolving future. As a foundational team member of the manufacturing and validation solutions team, you will have the opportunity to learn about multiple facets of the manufacturing process and choose a domain focus that best aligns with your unique passion and skillset.

Intel is a company of bold and curious inventors and problem solvers who create some of the most astounding technology advancements in the world. Your contributions will be instrumental in shaping team culture, processes and tools while creating the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Creates, defines and develops system validation environment and test suites. Uses and applies emulation and platform level tools and techniques to ensure performance to spec. Responsible for the development of methodologies, execution of validation plans, and debug of failures. Requires broad understanding of multiple system areas and requires interfaces with Architecture, Design, and Pre silicon Validation teams in improving post silicon test content and providing feedback for future on-die debug features.

  • Ramp manufacturing test programs from pre-Silicon verification to high volume production that meet or exceed customer quality, timeline, and performance expectations.

  • Develop and execute test plans for verifying test software and hardware features before release to production.

  • Collaborate with teams across site locations and disciplines to ramp domain expertise and share knowledge.

  • Design experiments for debug or to expose manufacturing sensitivities to prevent quality excursions.

  • Systematic troubleshooting to resolve issues that may manifest in either the software or hardware domain.

  • Perform data exploration and analysis and present concise reports to management, peers, or domain experts.

  • Innovate algorithms and test methods to optimize test time and cost.

Behavior Traits:

  • Results driven and executes with a sense of urgency and customer focus.

  • Effective communicator and enjoys working in a team environment. Offers help and welcomes diverse ideas from others to drive results in an inclusive manner.

  • Continuously learn and bring a growth mindset to embrace new technologies, process, and tools.

  • Ability to work independently and flexibly with motivation and creativity to explore unchartered areas.

  • Comfortable challenging status quo and has an affinity to try new approaches in the pursuit of excellence.

  • Tenaciously seeks to root cause and prevent bugs


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


  • Bachelor or Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields.
  • Experience scripting or programming (python or similar)
  • Basic knowledge of PC/system computer architecture, platform hardware and BIOS interaction.

Preferred:(need not have all to apply)

  • Data extraction/manipulation, analysis, exploration, and visualization using Excel, JMP, SQL, python or similar.
  • Ability to apply basic statistical concepts such as mean, standard deviation, normal distribution, and outliers
  • Experience using test equipment such as logic analyzer, oscilloscope, voltage/current meters
  • Able to troubleshoot hardware, and read board layout diagrams and schematics

Inside this Business Group

As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we establish Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to Intel's CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and a major US and European-based capacity provider to serve customers globally. We differentiate IFS with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe, plus a world-class IP portfolio including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions using industry-standard design packages. Intel dedicates IFS to the success of its customers with entire Profit and Loss responsibilities. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement, and capacity commitments. IFS is already engaged with customers today, starting with our existing foundry offerings. We are expanding imminently to include our most advanced technologies optimized for cutting-edge performance, making them ideal for high-performance applications.

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: 2022-05-20 Expires: 2022-06-20

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