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Senior System Validation Engineer (Compute Express Link)

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Platform Validation Engineering (PVE) within Programmable solutions group (PSG) is looking for a Senior System Validation Engineer to be a part of its team bringing a new technology and related product to market.

Compute Express Link (CXL) is a next generation Cache-Coherent Interconnect for CPU, Accelerators and Memory expansion. CXL is designed to be an industry open standard interface for high-speed communications, as accelerators are increasingly used to complement CPUs in support of emerging applications such as Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

Your daily agenda will be anything but ordinary. In this role you will:

  • Validate system level CXL, validation with silicon, software, and FW ingredients. Ensure the systems/platforms are representative of our customer end solutions and in few cases the actual customer design or Intel branded product.

  • Lead definition of validation strategies validation plans content development and drive execution and debug with cross functional teams.

  • Development of methodologies that enable efficiency and effectiveness of post silicon test content including synthesizable FPGA designs and scripts.

  • Plan, develop platform level use cases, test methodologies, diagnostic software, execution, documenting and reporting results.

  • Work with internal customer focused teams and/or directly with customers to replicate and debug issues.

  • Collaborate with hardware & software engineering teams within PSG to enable continuous improvement in platform engineering methodologies.

  • Work with cross geo teams and deliver quality end solutions through comprehensive validation.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong self-initiative and persistence willing to deal with ambiguity to focus and achieve end goals.

  • A high focus on discipline in execution, a relentless pursuit of quality and excellent customer orientation.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 10 + years of experience in roles of CPU, server, networking and/or chipset validation.

  • 7 + years of experience in validation for high complexity projects is required.

  • 5 + years of experience in C++/Python/Perl programming for content development and scripting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with platform validation, tools and methodologies.

  • Hands-on experience in validation of PCIe and/or CXL based products.

  • Experience with customer engagement/co-engineering.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, San Jose;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: 2022-05-12 Expires: 2022-06-12

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