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Job ID: JR0204522
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
Other Locations: Virtual US and Canada
Job Type: Intern

Electrical Validation Graduate Internship

Job Description

Join our Platform Validation Engineering (PVE) team within the CLE group who is looking for an experienced Post Silicon Electrical Validation Engineer for product development and qualification (FPGAs, SASICs and ASICs) with focus on High-Speed IO. In this role, you will establish and lead electrical validation program methodologies, drive validation PLC best known methods, and establish critical metrics for successful product qualification.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage complex programs of global scope and impact through all phases of product life cycles.

  • Product validation voice of EV team to product development and higher-level program forums.

  • Create strong relationships with Customer facing teams to ensure Electrical Validation plans align to customer priorities/requirements.

  • Engage with owners of all platform disciplines including teams from other business units, design to achieve high quality PRQ and launch.

  • Provide electricals scope/commits and inputs to Product planning.

  • Drive consistency and standardization in program validation methods across all custom-logic segments (FPGAs, SASICs and ASICs).

  • Coordinate with validation teams to provide post silicon validation requirements to ingredient teams including boards, firmware, tools, etc.

  • Ensure reference/debug platform plans support system and electrical validation needs.

  • Drive milestone readiness reviews by working closely with Validation and System Engineering architects.

Length of internship: 3+ Months with the possibility to extend it as per business needs.

This is an entry level position, and it will be compensated accordingly.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through 
a combination of your school work/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements

The candidate must be pursuing a Master's or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field.

6+ months of experience in some of the following areas:

  • RTL Design or Verilog, or VHDL

  • ASIC Design/ or Circuit design or CMOS circuit design.

  • Computer Architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

6+ months of experience in some of the following areas:

  • Signal integrity and Power integrity fundamentals

  • Experience with FPGA Architecture

  • Scripting Python or TCL

  • Experience with simulation, testing and working in Lab.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

Virtual US and Canada

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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:

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