Graphics HW Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

The Visual and Machine Learning IP (VMI) is looking for a passionate senior/staff hardware engineer with background in frontend and backend development or pre-silicon verification. This position provides a unique opportunity to mix and grow with multiple responsibilities in micro-architecture development, RTL coding and validation, or pre-silicon verification. The candidate will be part of Graphics core IP team chartered with developing and delivering multiple generations of state of the art, highly configurable GPU Core IP to multiple clients, discrete graphics, and server SOCs. This is a hand on, highly technical individual contributor role.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Feature evaluations for power, performance, area, complexity, and effort tradeoffs
  • Develop of IP collateral such as microarchitecture spec, design spec/RTL code, validation environment/checkers/trackers, test plans, white box coverage, or assertions
  • Drive initiatives to improve design or validation quality, efficiency, and velocity of the teams
  • Interact and work closely with architecture, design, simulation, SW/driver, and verification teams for development of highly efficient, feature rich, and high-quality IP

The role requires the following attributes / qualifications:

  • Should have excellent problem-solving, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Hands-on coding skills using Verilog or System Verilog
  • Background in design/validation automation with Perl or Python
  • Work in a dynamic environment, understand abstract concepts and multitask


This position requires meeting the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a major plus.

Minimum Skills and Experience:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer engineering with 3+ years of Industry experience. Or a Master's degree in Electrical/Computer engineering with 1+ years of Industry experience.

Your experience should be in the following:

  • Development of design or validation specs
  • Coding skills in Verilog or System Verilog
  • Pre-silicon verification
  • Tools and frontend design automation flows
  • Experience in scripting with Perl or Python

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • X86 Architecture and Graphics API
  • Datapath design including ALU arithmetic blocks
  • Multi core - multi thread design implementation
  • Supporting emulator and post-silicon bring up/debug
  • Formal verification and assertion-based verification

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, Arizona, Phoenix;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual Asia

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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