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Job ID: JR0196190
Job Category: Contract Employee
Primary Location: Chandler, AZ US
Other Locations: US, Oregon, Hillsboro;
Job Type:

Pre Silicon Validation Engineer Returnship

Job Description

The Path Forward Return to Work program at Intel is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply. 


At Intel we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with others transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

About the Team and Role: 

Come join Intel's Devices Development Group in Pre-Silicon Validation. DDG is responsible for designing Client SoCs and develop some of Intel’s flagship products.  We envision the future of computing and design for the next generation of laptop and desktop computers.  In this role you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs and IPs. 

What You Get to Do

- Validation of an IP or feature, either directly or at the system 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


This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have either a Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering 
  • 3+ years’ experience with reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code 
  • 3+ years’ experience working on IP or SoC development, verification, or integration using Verilog/SystemVerilog/OVM/UVM
  • 3+ years’ experience with writing validation plans and software to implement those validation plans 

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.

Other Locations
US, Oregon, Hillsboro;

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

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