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SoC Design Engineer - Pre-Silicon Validation - SoC Validation

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Devices Development Group organization in Pre-Silicon Validation. DDG is responsible for designing Client SoCs and develop some of Intel's flagship products. We envision the future of computing and design for the next generation of laptop and desktop computers. In this role you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs, driving validation at the SOC level.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Validation of features and flows at the SOC level
  • Creating plans and tests for validating portions of a complex microarchitecture using written specs, RTL code and other tests as a guide
  • Learning the 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
  • Engaging with IP providers and customers to define, develop and deliver necessary infrastructure and address issues found during execution
  • Developing tools and methods to streamline SOC validation to deliver highest quality in shortest time possible
  • 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.

Education Requirement

Must have either a Bachelor's or Master in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 6 years experience with reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code.
Minimum 6 years experience working on IP or SoC development, verification, or integration using Verilog/SystemVerilog/OVM/UVM.
Minimum 6 years experience with writing validation plans and software to implement those validation plans.
Minimum 3 years experience with an object oriented programming language.
Minimum 3 years experience with UNIX or Linux.

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum 3 years experience with Python.
Minimum 3 years experience with computer architecture.
Minimum 3 years experience with IA-32 assembly and/or Verilog programming experience.
Minimum 6 years experience with validation or testing experience, especially in a silicon design team.

Inside this Business Group

The Silicon Engineering Group is a worldwide organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, Cores, and critical IPs that power Intels 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.

Other Locations

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: 2022-05-22 Expires: 2022-06-22

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