CPU Verification Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth with the help of new, creative and diverse voices like yours!

We're looking for motivated and talented engineers to join the Atom CPU verification team. You will join the team responsible for exhaustively verifying the architecture and micro-architecture changes implemented in the CPU using a combination of dynamic and formal verification methods.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Technical ownership of validation of a microarchitecture block, methodology, or otherwise significant aspect of CPU

  • Understand and contribute to micro-architecture specification and define verification strategy for a significant portion of the design

  • Lead ROI analysis and recommend appropriate use of formal verification vs dynamic validation techniques for relevant parts of the CPU

  • Document test plans and drive technical reviews of plans and proofs with design and architecture teams

  • Develop validation content like test benches, test generators, formal proofs and automation tools to accelerate execution

  • Influence and contribute to post-silicon validation

  • Post-silicon failure debug and sighting resolution

  • Mentor junior team members

  • Collaborate on validation approach and strategy beyond immediate team


Minimum Requirements

Candidate must have a Masters degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and 2+ years of relevant work experience in/with: - OR - a Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of relevant work experience in/with:

  • Hardware modeling languages, such as Verilog, VHDL, or System Verilog and industry standard logic simulation tools

  • Industry standard formal verification tools such as JasperGold, IFV, Questa Formal, VC Formal

  • Test bench development concepts and languages like Specman, System Verilog UVM/OVM

  • Test writing/generation, checker development, coverage analysis, failure debug, root cause analysis

  • Programming in one or more of the following languages: C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, TCL, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

1+ years of experience with:

  • In-depth computer architecture with emphasis on out of order processor execution

  • Intel or industry experience in pre-silicon verification of CPU cores, including specific areas of technical ownership/expertise relevant to CPUs

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.

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.

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