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Job ID: JR0168767
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Software Validation Engineer

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Platforms Group (DPG) as a Software Validation Engineer. This role is part of DPG’s Ethernet Product Group where you will work on exciting products fueling the data center growth.

In this role, you will perform network product testing, documentation, writing and executing automation scripts, and analysis of software applications. Your daily agenda will be anything but ordinary. On a regular basis, you will be responsible for:

  • Validation of network drivers on various operating systems across Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, ESXi on a variety of foundational and smart NIC products
  • Reviewing and analyzing the requirement documents to understand the product
  • Reviewing technical documentation to understand the requirements for the features of a component
  • Decomposing the feature into the set of steps required to validate it, write the test cases and test plans
  • Executing test plans and test cases
  • Executing automation scripts, understanding and reporting results, identify automation opportunities and write new automation scripts in python
  • Performing thorough debug of the systems to assist in the problem identification and resolution
  • Working alongside software development and hardware teams to analyze and debug software or hardware issues
  • Use-ing agile software development methodologies in the software development life cycle

The chosen candidate will also need to have:

  • The ability to configure PCs and add and remove add-in cards
  • Strong analytical skills with good software engineering methodology and discipline
  • Excellent customer orientation and communication skills as well as be a team player


Candidates must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Requirements listed below would be obtained through a combination of Industry job relevant experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related discipline

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of industry experience in Network Drivers and general networking knowledge
  • 3+ years of experience in software development process and testing methodologies
  • 3+ years of scripting languages like Python scripting
  • 3+ years of experience in various testing tools like packet analyzers

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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.

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