GPU HW Performance Verification Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Graphics & Throughput Computing Hardware Engineering (GTCHE) is responsible for delivering industry-leading GPU (3D, Media, Compute, and Display) hardware, intellectual property (IP) blocks and system-on-a-chip (SoC) products for discrete graphics and throughput computing. We strive to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world-class engineering. We work closely with partners across Intel and do not let any organizational boundary get in the way of solving problems.  We are looking for a  GPU HW Performance Verification Engineer to join our team.

In this position you will help us with the following responsibilities:

  • Performance verification of Intel graphics cores, focusing on 3D, Compute and Memory Fabric.
  • You will ensure platform and its components have the best performance and power balance specifically focusing on graphics hardware components.  Responsibilities include developing test plans, tests and verifying the design meets the performance specifications. The job requires you to work on RTL simulation and emulation models, execute synthetic and real-world workloads and analyze performance results, debug performance failures and work with designers and architects to resolve them.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Thoughtful and perceptive analytical skills
  • A genuine curiosity for understanding the system
  • Be dedicated and committed to creative problem solving and getting things done
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum skills and experience:

You should have bachelors degree Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 3+ years of industry experience.  Or a masters degree in the same fields with 1+ years of educational or industry experience.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Pre-Si verification
  • Logic Design and Architecture
  • Design simulator, functional coverage concepts and implementation, test development, execution, and debug
  • UNIX and Windows OS 

Preferred Skills and experience

  • Well versed in using simulator tools for debug
  • Experience with Graphics IP architectures, Performance Verification
  • Experience with the use of performance verification capabilities/tools
  • Experience in using emulators/FPGA to do pre-silicon validation
  • Working knowledge of SV assertions, Coverage Point coding
  • Experience with Scripting (Python, Ruby, PERL)
  • Knowledge of Pre-Si emulation flows, working with FSDB files, etc.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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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