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Software and System Validation Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

Our Software and System Validation Engineers are part of a vibrant cross-site team (US and Asia) who define validation strategies and develop the tests that we use to validate subsystem and platform integration for Intel's networking and server products across multiple roadmaps. We support a range of Network Data Accelerators and platform Hardware applications with our experienced Pre and Post-Si engineers

An ideal candidate has general platform integration and debug expertise across a range of interfaces so they can pick up new technologies to architect, define, and develop test strategies and content that efficiently identifies issues at the RTL, FW, Integration or Specification level.

You will work with virtual platform simulation, FPGA emulation, and real hardware to ensure the devices meet our customers' specifications and use cases. Successful system validation engineers have a broad understanding of system architecture, RTL, firmware, and debug techniques, while routinely interfacing with Architecture, Design, Software, and Pre-Silicon Validation teams.


Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

4+ years of total experience including experience in the following areas:

  • Validation (e.g. strategy development, adapting strategies to new data, incorporating retrospectives, etc.)

  • Working/developing test plans.

  • Developing in a Linux/UNIX environment.

  • Object-oriented programming in coding any of the languages with debugging (C, C++, C#, Perl and/or Python)

Preferred Qualifications

7+ years of experience with one or more of the following is considered a plus factor:

  • Compression standards experience (e.g. Compression algorithms, Deflate, LZ4, Zstd, etc.)

  • Hardware developing or debug experience.

  • Lab equipment (Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers).

  • Developing test automation.

  • Debugging or developing emulation models.

  • Experience with design and derive testing for system clock/system reset flows.

  • PCIe protocol and/or PCIe interfaces testing experience.

  • Compression, encryption, and/or virtualization standards.

  • Ethernet packet related networking protocols, like TCP/IP, UDP, and IPSEC

  • Basic networking security related knowledge, like SHA, HASH, and RSA

  • Experience with Docker containers and version control systems like GitHub/GitLab

Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

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, California, Folsom;US, California, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;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.

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
Posted: 2022-05-19 Expires: 2022-06-19

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