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Xeon Server CPU Validation Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description


Our Xeon Server Validation Team is seeking junior Validation Engineers across several disciplines such as Functional, Electrical/Analog and Power

Performance Validation to join us in our quest to ensure no bugs escape to our customers. 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 desire to learn and grow. 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.

Behavioral Skills we're looking for

  • A collaborative and helpful spirit.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  • A growth mindset


  • 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


Bachelor of Science degree or MS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Or Computer Engineer with 1+ years of relevant post-si validation experience

  • Knowledge of Computer System Architecture
  • Understanding of a subsystem HW/SW stack, including the silicon, all onboard HW components and connectors and devices, drivers, and applications
  • Ability to independently read specifications, identify interesting test cases, document them, and implement them
  • Prior experience with IA-Core Assembly, C and/or C++ programming, Python is desirable

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Familiarity with key platform bus protocols like PCIe will be an added advantage
  • Experience with hardware validation software and driver development
  • FPGA and/or SLE emulation usage for validation
  • IP or Full Chip experience
  • Experience with debug of Intel chipsets and/or CPUs
  • Knowledge and experience with logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, in-target probes ITP and Lauterbach LTB
  • Experience with network adaptors, fabric architecture, Cache Coherency

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, 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.

Posted: 2022-07-15 Expires: 2022-08-15

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