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Job ID: JR0170230
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

SoC Design Engineer - Pre-Silicon IP Validation

Job Description

In this role you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs and IPs. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Validation of an IP or feature at the IP level
  • Creating plans and tests for validating portions of a complex microarchitecture using written specs RTL code and other tests as a guide
  • Learning the architecture and microarchitecture by debugging failures to the root cause
  • Developing and utilizing various debug and validation tools and/or methodologies to implement validation plans with the goal being to ensure a solid design
  • Participating in the debug of failures on silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on RTL models
  • Engaging with IP providers and customers to define develop and deliver necessary infrastructure and address issues found during execution
  • Developing tools and methods to streamline IP development and SOC integration to deliver highest quality in shortest time possible
  • Developing debugging tools and software


You 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements
Must have either a Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Minimum 3 months experience with reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code.
Minimum 3 months experience with writing validation plans and software to implement those validation plans.
Minimum 3 months experience with UNIX* or Linux*.

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum 6 month experience with computer architecture.
Minimum 6 month experience with IA-32 assembly and/or Verilog* programming experience.
Minimum 6 month experience with validation or testing experience, especially in a silicon design team.

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

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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