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Job ID: JR0143791
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Fort Collins, CO US
Other Locations: US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Pennsylvania, Allentown;US, Texas, Austin
Job Type: Experienced Hire

SOC/IP Validation Engineer

Job Description

In this role responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Own and drive the Pre-Si validation in various functional areas of a microprocessor-based IP
  • Define Pre-Si validation plans, leveraging various validation platforms including but not limited to Simulation and FPGA
  • Develop test bench infrastructure (monitors, scoreboards/checkers, BFMs, etc) and validation content (test cases, sequences, etc) to close on validation assignments
  • Coordinate with other team members to align on deliverable expectations and dependencies
  • Collaborate with design and architecture teams to ensure alignment on feature scoping, staging, and validation coverage


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering and 4+ years of industry experience - OR - a Master’s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of industry experience with:

  • RTL Design validation experience including developing unit or system level test benches and test plan creation
  • Developing test bench components such as monitors, scoreboard/checkers, and bus functional models (BFMs)
  • Problem solving and debugging skills
  • Proficient in HDL such as Verilog/OVM (and/or UVM)/System Verilog

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Embedded Software/Firmware (C/C++)
  • Experience with CPU flows such as Reset, Power Management, Boot flows, Fusing, and Platform Hub Controller (PCH)
  • Familiarity with hardware design flows (EDA): CDC, Lint, Synthesis, Logic Equivalence Checking, Timing
  • Developing with FPGA and Emulation-based validation platforms

Inside this Business Group

The Silicon Engineering Group is a worldwide organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, Cores, and critical IPs 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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Pennsylvania, Allentown;US, Texas, Austin

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here
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