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Job ID: JR0051449
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Austin, TX US
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CPU Validation Engineer

Job Description
Come join Intel's Atom CPU team in IACG organization as a CPU Validation Engineer. You will be responsible for:
  • Developing pre-Silicon functional validation tests to verify system to meet design requirements
  • Creating test plans for RTL validation, defining, and running system simulation models
  • Finding and implementing corrective measures for failing RTL tests
  • Analyzing and using results to modify testing
  • Development of CPU verification test bench, test plans, tests, coverage monitors/assertions, and infrastructure
  • Debug failing tests in CPU simulation/emulation/silicon environment
  • Work with designers and architects to resolve bugs


  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electric Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  • 0-4 years of experience in validation, preferably on the CPU including experience in the area of test bench development
  • Experience in CPU micro-architecture knowledge in areas such as out-of-order execution, processor pipelines, Memory load and store, Cache Coherency, Paging etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in test bench architecture and hands-on development of components: BFMs, checkers, transactors, monitors and others using verification methodologies like System-Verilog VMM/OVM/UVM or equivalent
  • Experience of Pre-Si System Verilog RTL verification flow and environments, including test plans, test writing, and Coverage
  • Experience in SoC memory subsystem design or validation
  • 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
  • Directed or Constrained-Random test-writing skills

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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