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System Software Validation Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

At Intel, were creating world-changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on Earth.  To do so, we are laser-focused on retaining and attracting the worlds top talent.  Come build the future with us.

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth with the help of new, creative and diverse voices like yours. We invite you to join Intel Network Products Group (NPG) and the 5G revolution towards a connected compute. We are a global team of passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds, working together to realize a world of connected computing.

The Intel NPG team is chartered with developing advanced prototypes of various technologies to deliver innovative and state of the art wireless experiences into the market within the Internet of Things and other world-class wireless connectivity technologies and products.

We are looking for a Software and System Test Engineer to work in NPG Radio Access Network System Integration and Test (SIT) team. This position will provide an opportunity to test and debug complex systems comprised of multiple connected nodes.

In this role you will work independently as well as with peers and stakeholders typically including test and development engineers, system engineers and software architects. A highly motivated, autonomous problem solver with an willing to debug and root cause complex problems, and an effective team player will be a successful fit for this position.

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

  • Knowledgeable of Continuous Integration development process using Github tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork and inter-personal skills, collaborate cross-teams and cross-sites.
  • Willing to adapt in a fast-paced work environment
  • Very strong problem solving and debugging skills.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Execute integration tests or complete system test cases in the lab as part of our Continuous Integration software development process.
  • Create detailed test cases based on standard specifications, design documents and project requirements.
  • Create test case scripts, debug and execute test cases for increased test coverage.
  • Formulate and clearly communicate development and test plans, progress and status of the assigned work and observed issues.
  • Work closely with development, software architecture, systems, and SIT team members to resolve issues and develop solutions.
  • Proactively handle execution tasks, narrow down issues to component level and promptly notify the concerned team

**Domestic and international travel may be required for proof of concept demonstrations, execute interoperability testing at the partner premises or to support customers in trials.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Electrical or Computer Engineering (or related field) with 4+ years of relevant experience, or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Test Engineering experience
  • Experience with testing LTE or 5G products in a cabled environment, as well as over the air in a test network.
  • Proficient in generating test plans with detailed test cases based on 3GPP specifications or project design documents.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with software development and configuration management process, testing methodologies, and tools (GIT).
  • Experienced in creating scripts for automating test tasks.
  • Willing to correlate data from multiple logs/components in order to identify the failing component.
  • Excellent knowledge of 5G NR/LTE 3GPP standards, from physical layer through the protocol stack and core network in an O-RAN design.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience debugging Cloud based deployment technologies (Kubernetes/containerization).
  • Good knowledge of Ethernet networking technologies (802.3Qbv, 802.1AS, 802.1Q, TSN, Industrial Ethernet).
  • Highly proficient with test equipment in the lab, such as UE simulators, Vector Signal Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Waveform Generators, Traffic Generators.
  • Proficient in debugging end to end TCPIP performance issues over wireless connections.
  • Highly knowledgeable and experienced in working in a Linux environment (RT kernel, name spaces, Docker containers, MAC VLANs, virtual interfaces, inter-container communication, DPDK).

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.

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: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-09

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