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Xeon Server CPU Functional Validation Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow! 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. So join us and help create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Our Xeon Server Validation Team is seeking Functional Validation Engineers to join us in our quest to ensure no bugs escape to our customers by validating the functional correctness of the digital logic of our CPUs. We are comprised of engineers from a variety of life experiences and perspectives who share this common goal and pursue excellence in doing so. We value our people first and foremost, so we appreciate a "We-Over-Me" mentality and a spirit of collaboration and encouragement. We have a robust server roadmap to deliver and therefore need your passion for problem-solving and your expertise.

If you are technically curious and enjoy developing creative solutions to complex problems, then come join us in delivering the highest quality server products to the world. In exchange, we offer you the opportunity to collaborate closely with the brightest minds in the industry, and to be a part of the work influencing the technology data revolution. You will enjoy all the growth opportunities available to you at company as expansive and diversified as Intel.

You would be responsible to:

  • Create, define, and develop system validation methods, environments, and test content
  • Use standard lab equipment for measurement and characterization of our products
  • Use and apply emulation and platform-level tools and techniques to ensure performance to specifications
  • Perform Si and platform debug to root-cause issues and enable robust design fixes


The ideal candidate needs to exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • A collaborative and helpful spirit
  • Creativity
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Growth mindset


Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 6+ years of experience in/with: - OR - a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering and 4+ years of experience in/with:

  • Problem-solving HW/SW/FW debug and logic proficiency
  • Computer Architecture and CPU micro-architecture
  • SOC design, verification or validation disciplines
  • System/platform-level debug and root cause isolation, methodology and tools (including Logic Analyzers, Protocol Analyzers, Oscilloscopes and Multimeters.)
  • Hardware, system and/or microprocessor validation
  • Python or C language programming

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in/with:

  • Intel architecture and/or Intel chipset
  • Test automation frameworks
  • Linux OS, Windows OS

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara

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: 2022-06-14 Expires: 2022-07-15

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