Platform Validation Director

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Platform Validation Engineering (PVE) within Custom Logic Engineering group of Intel is looking for a seasoned Validation leader for its special efforts on technology enabling and productization for custom logic products (FPGA, SASICs, and Xeon/ASICs).

Platform Engineering Director will be responsible for, but not limited to:
Functionally/Directly manage a global team of experts on Validation who will work closely across platform engineering teams within PSG and other datacenter teams within Intel
Lead a team(s) for validating an entire technology solution with silicon, software, FW ingredients in a platform representative of Cloud customers and additionally sometimes directly on customer platforms
Responsible for developing platform level use cases, replicate and/or reuse customer design/collaterals to enable faster TTM
Collaborate with Customer Engineering Group, Business Unit and Manufacturing for assurance that our products are compatible with the system architectures envisioned and implemented by customers and ecosystems partners. Drive adoption of Intel Validation strategies as required. Engage and work closely with managers of Board, System Validation and Electrical Validation engineering teams.
Steer our engineering teams with consistent priorities, and clearly communicate status on project commitments to top management
Collaborate with IP engineering, HW engineering, Software Engineering teams of PSG in terms of driving continuous improvement in platform engineering methodologies.
Manage complex programs of global scope and impact through all phases of product life cycles

Must be able to demonstrate history of success in:

Working with cross geo teams and deliver high complexity programs.

Persistence to deal with a high degree of ambiguity and drive clarity in key areas.
Quickly learn enough depth on new products/technologies to support strategic discussions and to set direction.
Building partnerships with design, manufacturing and business units.

Technical, strategic and business acumen, organization savvy, customer interface skills, networking capabilities across multiple groups and disciplines.
High focus on discipline in execution, a relentless pursuit of quality and excellent customer orientation.

Work with cross geo teams and deliver high complexity programs. Strong self-initiative and persistence, to deal with a high degree of ambiguity and drive clarity in key areas.


Minimum Qualifications

BS with 12+ years of experience or MS with 8+ years of experience in management and leadership of Xeon CPU and/or chipset validation.

Minimum 8+ years of experience in managing validation for high complexity CPU type projects is required.
8+ years of experience in Platform Validation, tools and methodologies is required

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience on Customer engagement/co-engineering is preferred

Prior experience of building post-silicon validation teams and establishing methodologies is preferred

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

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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