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SoC Design Engineer - Pre-Silicon Validation Emulation Model Build

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Devices Development Group organization in Pre Silicon System on a Chip SoC Validation. In this role you will be working as part of a pre silicon validation team building emulation models of future Intel SoCs.

Your responsibilities will include but are not be limited to:

  • Building multiple emulation targets for an SoC
  • Adding support for new features/IPs into existing emulation models
  • Learning SOC architecture and microarchitecture by debugging failures to the root cause
  • Developing and utilizing various debug and validation tools and/or methodologies to implement validation plans with the goal being to ensure a solid design
  • Participating in the debug of failures on silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on RTL models
  • System level validation tasks such as using evaluation boards and FPGAs
  • Developing high level (for example System C) modeling for RTL components
  • Developing debugging tools and software


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job.

Education Requirement

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or a Masters degree in Computer Science Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications
2+ years of experience with:

  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level RTL code
  • Building emulation models for large scale SoCs
  • UNIX or Linux

Preferred Qualifications
2+ years of experience with:

  • IA32 assembly and/or Verilog programming
  • Validation or testing especially in a silicon design team

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

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

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