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Job ID: JR0206577
Job Category: Software Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, H CR
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

System/Platform Validation Engineer

Job Description

Explosive data growth with AI, High Performance Computing and remote connectivity has created demand like never before for efficient platforms that are capable of handling this demand. In addition, the PC business has been reinvigorated by the movement towards working and learning remotely. These new usages are placing increased demand on our platform, leading to exciting new innovations in SW and HW. Meanwhile the competition isn't standing still.

We are currently searching for an energetic and passionate System/Platform Validation Engineer to work on a project team delivering System-wide telemetry for Intel Platforms. As our systems grow in complexity with higher levels of IP integration, there is a strong demand for collecting system wide telemetry that can be used to learn / debug and ultimately deliver Best-in-Class experiences on our platforms. Our ability to collect and analyze deep telemetry data from our platforms will serve as a competitive advantage and keep us one step ahead of the competition. The engineer will help ensure our software solution meets critical system ingredient milestones across the continuum of pre-silicon to post-silicon reference platforms. Working closely with platform architects, internal engineering team members and key partners across divisions.

Come join a rock star team that is responsible for helping Intel stay on the forefront of computing by working on optimizing our platforms for current and future demands. You will benefit from a strong learning curve in this team on several aspects, including intellectually stimulating problem-solving every day, growing your skill set in areas that are widely appreciated within Intel and across the industry.
Behavioral traits:

  • Team player, able to effectively coordinate and collaborate with other lab technicians and team members
  • Proven ability to work across organizational, functional and cultural boundaries
  • Willing to work with ambiguity, flexible in approach, creative in problem solving
  • Risk taking to explore new possibilities for improvement and innovation.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills.
  • Strong team player.


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 or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or relevant technology are with over 2 years of experience.
  • General Computer knowledge, Computer Setup, Windows Software and Firmware installation, General PC troubleshooting
  • System Verification, creating and running scripts, workloads and benchmarks, collecting data logs
  • 2+ years of experience with one or more of the following programming languages: C/C++, Python
  • Advanced English Level
  • Candidate must have permanent unrestricted right to work in Costa Rica

Preferred qualifications:

  • Good understanding of Operating System and OS Device drivers
  • Hands-on validation and platform debug experience of Windows Drivers.
  • Familiarity with Power Management at a system software level
  • Experience with Windows driver debugging with WinDbg
  • Unit Testing Test Driven Development in C/C++
  • Be able to demonstrate OS kernel knowledge with Windows, familiar with Software/Hardware testing and tools such as JTAG/ITP and Kernel debugger.

Inside this Business Group

Enable amazing computing experiences with Intel Software continues to shape the way people think about computing – across CPU, GPU, and FPGA architectures. Get your hands on new technology and collaborate with some of the smartest people in the business. Our developers and software engineers work in all software layers, across multiple operating systems and platforms to enable cutting-edge solutions. Ready to solve some of the most complex software challenges? Explore an impactful and innovative career in Software.

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