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Software Validation Engineer - Networking

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Intel is shaping the future of technology to help create a better future for the entire world. Our work in pushing forward fields like AI, analytics, and cloud-to-edge technology is at the heart of countless innovations. With a career at Intel, youll have the opportunity to use technology to power major breakthroughssuch as self-driving cars and rebuilding coral reefsand create enhancements that improve our everyday quality of life.


Join us and help make the future more wonderful for everyone.


Intel Ethernet Products Group (EPG) delivers best-in-class Ethernet products and is part of the Connectivity Group (CG) which is at the heart of Intel's transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. EPG's compelling Ethernet products move the world's data and are the foundations of cloud service and telecommunications data centers. We are a team of problem solvers, experimenters, and innovators who are dedicated to designing the network technologies that currently lead and continue to transform datacenter ecosystems. As a world-class organization, we're looking for outstanding talent to accelerate our growth during an exciting time in Ethernet networking marketing technology. If you're ready to be a part of this journey, then we want to hear from you.

We're looking for highly qualified, motivated, passionate, and talented senior software engineers to join our Ethernet driver validation and technology pathfinding team. We're a best-in-class validation team that relentlessly driving the highest quality of EPG products with the most optimal cost via continuous improvement, learning and product mindset. vibrant cross-site team which helps drive Intel's Ethernet technology and products to position Intel x86 as the server platform of choice and Intel Ethernet products as Ethernet of choice for the Cloud, Communications and Data Center deployments.

At a high-level, you'll influence our Validation Strategy, and our Validation Standards, Direction, Technology and Methodology. In this role, your daily agenda will be anything but ordinary. On a regular basis, you will create network software validation strategy following solid validation methodologies and practices.

As a Software Validation Technologist, you will:

       Review technical documents (hardware and software architecture and requirements specifications).

       Provide estimates (resource, time, feasibility) and feedback to architects, development, PMs, and validation managers and ensure issues and gaps are addressed.

       Assist validation engineers and managers in technical reviews of new technologies and identify test coverage gaps.

       Define the effective debug approaches, effective validation software requirements and technically leads the teams towards producing accelerated and efficient results.

       Establish cutting edge validation practices including effective debug approaches, test content design, automation strategies and drive adoption of those best practices into validation execution

       Coach validation engineers and key stakeholders in their technical growth and skills to produce accelerated and efficient results, continuous learning and contribute to the organizations training content library.



The ideal candidate will have the following skills and behavioral traits in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  Excellent communications skills and the expertise to collaborate and influence others.

  Strong experience in data analysis and problem-solving skills


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study and 3+ years of relevant experience.
  • 1+ years experience in Software/ Hardware validation 1+ years of experience in automation & scripting skills (i.e. Python, Bash and PowerShell)
  • 1+ years of experience of networking, ethernet protocols, device drivers and operating systems (i.e. Windows, Linux and ESXi experience is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in Software/ Hardware validation (Device drivers experience preferable)
  • Maters Master's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field of study
  • Experience with data analysis and problem-solving.
  • Experience in software validation approaches and methodologies.
  • Experience with test content development, issues debugging and resolutions

Benefits Statement:

Here at Intel, we invest in our people. Beyond health, dental, and retirement benefits, Intels benefits package includes 14 paid holidays per calendar year, three weeks of paid vacation, four-week paid sabbatical every four years of employment, family planning care including adoption and fertility assistance, and over 45 diverse employee resource groups for networking and advocacy.  Intel also offers employees five bonuses per year dependent on overall company and personal performance, and an employee stock purchase program.  

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

Other Locations

US, California, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Georgia, Atlanta

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: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-11

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