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System Software Quality Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Drives software quality from concept to delivery via specific KPIs and quality targets. Works with product development teams throughout development phases to ensure software quality requirements and goals are established and met to determine release readiness and risks. Analyzes product quality data and drives improvements through defect prediction models, requirements traceability, and SW Legal Compliance optimizations. Improves customer experience with critical issue management, throughput time, root cause analysis, and software practices assessments.

May work directly with customers to understand requirements upfront, pain points during development and delivery, and drive execution improvements through Intel's development life cycle.

May create tools and automation to support quality evaluation and data analytics (e.g., SWLC, Defects, uQRC vectors), perform out of box testing for software products to recreate customer experiences and pain points, and assess the state of the art to employ new methods to improve quality and product release efficiency.

  • Working with product development teams throughout the product development life cycle to ensure software quality requirements and goals are established and met.
  • Providing input into program deliverables/milestones regarding quality (resources, schedule, goals etc.)
  • Assessing the quality of Intel's products and providing quality metrics and data to teams to make risk based product release decisions.
  • Driving effective software practices to ensure project work products comply with applicable standards requirements.
  • Authoring detailed software quality requirements to meet Intel quality standards.
  • Developing solutions to increase automation and efficiency of our processes
  • Training the team on quality engineering practices.
  • Driving actions from previous post-project reviews to closure as part of the Product development team (PDT, PSXT), including process/work product audits.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Influencing and problem solving skills and using data to drive decisions.
  • Willingness to work in an ambiguous and frequently changing environment.


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 would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's and OR Master's Degree in Computer Science Information Systems Electrical Engineering or a related discipline.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in software development, validation, or quality.

Candidates must have experience in one of the following:

  • Driving initiatives to improve software quality or software development efficiency, data analysis and metrics creation techniques.
  • Knowledge of software development life cycle and programming scripting languages.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Knowledge of software quality engineering methods.
  • Experience in delivering software products to market.
  • Experience in working with teams needing substantial support to mature their software development practices.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Portland

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: 2022-05-08 Expires: 2022-06-08

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