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Job ID: JR0011286
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Austin, TX US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

CPU MEC Validation engineer

Job Description

In this role, the candidate will be responsible for validating the Memory Execution (load/store) Unit functionality of the Atom Microprocessor, developing the verification test-bench, test plans, tests, coverage monitors/assertions and infrastructure.

The candidate will debug failing tests in cluster/unit level test-bench environment, then work with designers and architects to resolve bugs.


BS or MS in Electric Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering

The candidate should have 5+ years of experience in microprocessor validation including focused experience in the area of out-of-order execution.

Experience in closely-related areas such as SOC memory subsystem design or validation will also be considered.

Technical Requirements:

  • CPU micro-architecture knowledge in areas such as out-of-order execution, processor pipelines, Memory load and store, Cache Coherency, Paging etc.
  • Experience of PreSi System Verilog RTL verification flow and environments, including test writing, checkers, monitors, emulators, test plans, Constrained-Random environment and Coverage.
  • Knowledge of CPU assembly, Verilog and/or System Verilog, OVM, hardware modeling, and Assertions.
  • Proficiency in independent debug of System Verilog RTL failures to root-cause functional bugs.
  • Knowledge of Specman "e" language is a plus


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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