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Xeon SoC Pre-Si Validation Lead/Architect

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

Xeon Engineering Group - XEG leadership team is looking for a senior technical leader/Architect in Validation with prior SoC or IP pre-silicon Validation experience to join our organization

This individual will be responsible for driving overall product quality of Xeon server program(s) through validation strategy, test plans content development and content execution, improving coverage, working with other managers and tech leads within XEG and other partner organizations. This candidate would be expected to effectively interface and influence architects, microarchitects, pre-silicon simulation teams, emulation teams and post-si validation partner teams to define/develop/execute cohesive validation plans to get to high quality Tape-In and PRQ.

We also expect this candidate to define new and innovative strategies to shift-left and find HW/FW bugs faster and prior to Tape-In, minimizing any escapes into post-si. The candidate should have a proven track record of delivering exceptional results through hands-on technical involvement either through content development or debug or writing validation strategies.

Professional Traits:
Exceptional technical leadership skills and technical expertise in solving complex problems through technical TFs and help deliver SoCs and products at a pace faster than prior art.

Senior individual who can contribute in the technical reviews of design and mentor other technical leads in the organization and own critical program and technical assessment to senior management.

Solid track record of collaboration and building and strengthening partnership ability to work effectively and influence leads or teams across organizations

Proven track record of product development from concept all the way through to production, expertise in Silicon Product development and Verification/Validation for complex SoCs.

Expertise in validating complex IPs, experience in creating verification environment from scratch for IP/Subsystem/SoC Pre si Verification with knowledge of system Verilog and verification methodologies like UVM, OVM, sound understanding of functional test strategies, debug flows, system validation strategy is a strong requirement.

Experience in silicon bring up, debug in the lab.


The applicant should have a BS, MS or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering Science or related field with more than 15 years of technical experience in silicon design and/or validation/verification.

Some key skills and experience for this technical lead will include:

Experience in Pre-si SoC or IP validation

Experience in Xeon CPU Pre-silicon or Post silicon validation

Developing validation test suites and driving continuous improvement into existing validation test suites and methodologies

Inside this Business Group

Xeon and Networking Engineering (XNE) focuses on the development and integration of XEON and Networking SOC's and critical IP's sustain Intels Xeon and 5G networking roadmap.

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: 2022-08-09 Expires: 2022-09-09

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