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Job ID: JR0001863
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

NGC CPU Pre-si Validation Engineer

Job Description

If you are passionate about seeing your ideas go from white board to billions of pieces of silicon, join the ground floor of Intel's next generation core (NGC) design team in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our goal: to build a revolutionary microprocessor core to power the next decade of computing and create experiences we have yet to dream up.

Job Responsibilities: In this position, you will be a senior member of the NGC validation team and responsible for defining and implementing pre-silicon and post-silicon validation strategies to exhaustively validate CPU architecture and micro-architecture changes. Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: - Inventing and deploying new techniques across simulation, emulation/FPGA and virtual platform to accelerate validation of CPU hardware, firmware, and software domains- Unifying and executing functional, performance, and power validation tools and methods including dynamic, formal, and analytical approaches- Technical ownership of validation of a microarchitecture block, methodology, or otherwise significant aspect of CPU validation- Developing validation content like tools, test generators to match the complexity of new core and be reused in pre-si and post-si- Collaborating and communicating with architecture, design, pre-si and post-si validation, and other teams across Intel to achieve project goals- Influencing and contributing to post-silicon debug preparation and sighting resolution

Candidates must possess the minimum qualifications listed below to be considered for this position.

  • Minimum Qualifications M.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 3 years of relevant work experience OR B.S. in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Total of 4+ years of work experience in the following areas:
  • Computer architecture knowledge, including specific areas of technical ownership/expertise relevant to CPUs
  • Validation environment development in Verilog, Specman, System Verilog UVM/OVM
  • Validation and debug experience including test writing/generation, checker development, coverage analysis, failure debug, root cause analysis
  • Assembly language programming, code generation, or other low-level software experience.
  • Post-silicon debug and analysis
  • Programming experience in at least one language: C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, TCL, etc.- Intel or industry experience in pre-silicon validation of CPU cores or other similar scope IPs
  • Ability to technically lead a team to execute against complex goals with aggressive timelines.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, willingness to work with others, and ability to tolerate ambiguity and highly complex decision environments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Intel Architecture ISA and system architecture, x86 assembly language.
  • Research publications, patent filings, or other evidence of personal technical innovation in validation methodology advancement.
  • Familiarity with software validation, including ucode, firmware, etc.


Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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