Pre-Silicon Performance Verification Eng/Lead

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

Are you passionate about working on cutting edge technology and bringing it to life? Then the Xe Silicon Engineering team has opportunities for you.  This team focus on designing, validating and delivering all silicon that drives our Xe product roadmap. We are looking for a Pre-Silicon Performance Verification Eng/Lead  to join our team. In this position, you will be working as part of a Pre-Silicon Performance Verification Team for current and next generation Graphics Products.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Creating test environments, checker strategies, and test generators for validating performance
  • Learning IP/SOC architecture by debugging test failures to the root cause
  • Developing and utilizing various software tools and/or methodologies with the goal to ensure highly functional firmware
  • Communicating effectively, coordinating and working with firmware developers and IP teams
  • Potentially participating in the debug of failures in silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on pre-silicon models

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Multitask and Problem solving skills
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication Skills
  • Willing to work in a Dynamic Team-Oriented Environment


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 skills and experience:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related computing disciple and 7+ years of Industry experience. Or a Master's degree in the related disciplines with 5+years of experience.

Your experience must be in the following:

  • SOC/IP level validation
  • Computer Architecture and Digital Logic
  • Memory/cache technologies
  • RTL debugging skills
  • SW development skills (Unit Testing and Test Driven Development) and Debug
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques: C/C++, Python or Perl

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Performance validation or modelling
  • Programming experience in Ruby
  • Graphics architecture knowledge
  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code
  • Verification Techniques including Assertions, Functional Coverage, and Randomized Regressions

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, Massachusetts, Hudson

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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