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Job ID: JR0169209
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Phoenix, AZ US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Engineering Lab Technician - Cable Access

Job Description

The Wireline and Core Network Division's Cable Access Team (part of Data Platform Group- Network Platform Group) is responsible for delivering both Xeon server and embedded solutions using Xeon-D or Atom based systems-on-a-chip for the Cable Access Segment. We build and test solutions that help drive Intel Architecture systems, network cards, and technologies into Multi-System-Operator Cable Networks. We are looking for help to purchase/configure our lab and data center equipment, maintain/repair it, and track/ship units as required. For some projects, we build systems, custom prototypes, and demos from parts which requires some hands-on assembly.

Schedule consists of a regular five-day work week. Requires physical access to Arizona/Chandler site.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Configuring network ports on Arista 7280, Cisco Nexus 3232c, Cisco Catalyst 9300 series switches.
  • Installing and debugging firmware issues on pre-production systems.
  • Assembling and testing pre-production embedded Cable Access devices.
  • Work with engineers to define and deliver lab infrastructure solutions to support multiple program development
  • Support engineers for remote debug, data collection, setup, and issue resolution
  • Evaluate and deploy Best Known Methods to optimize lab efficiency.
  • Drive and optimize lab utilization of space, benches, and racks
  • Deploy and maintain lab infrastructure and troubleshoot environment issues
  • Manage lab inventory, BTI, capital assets, and customer assets, consistent with Intel lab Best Known Methods.

The ideal candidate should exhibit these skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
  • Willing to read, comprehend, and execute complex instructions.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Willing to Prioritize and handle multiple simultaneous work assignments.
  • Willing to work within a diverse team-oriented atmosphere.
  • Positive attitude towards safe behavior and continuous improvement of a safe work environment.
  • Self-motivated, willing to work with minimal supervision and adjust to rapidly changing priorities.


This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position.

Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of schoolwork, classes, research, relevant job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Must possess an Associates or Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) or Mechanical, Technical Certification or equivalent.
  • Or 3+ years of equivalent military training in Mechanics, Machinists, Electronics, Avionics, Automotive Mechanics, Maintenance, Equipment, Repairs, Systems, Technician, Sonar Training or Construction related trades.
  • Or 12+ months of Semiconductor experience as a Maintenance or Manufacturing Technician.
  • Lift up to 35 pounds (lbs.), climb ladders, walking 3 to 5 miles a day.


Additional Preferred Qualifications:

6+ months experience in the following areas:

  • Linux and Windows based computer operating systems
  • Network troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting, installation, repair and operation of CPU testing/handling tools, electronics, and equipment using available guides, technical data, and test equipment.
  • Using DediProg firmware and USB-Blaster2 programmers.
  • Creating Excel tracking spreadsheets.
  • Configuring Cloud Services such as Red Hat OpenShift or Vmware.
  • Setup Cable Access vCMTS equipment and network traffic generators.

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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