Pre-Silicon Power Management Firmware Verification Lead

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 Pre-Silicon Power Management Firmware Verification Lead with strong verbal and written communication to join our team.

In this position, you will be working as part of a Pre-silicon Power Management and Firmware Verification Team for current and next generation Graphics Products.

Key responsibilities:

  • Creating test environments, checker strategies, and test generators for validating power management firmware (Pcode)
  • Learning the FW and related 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 Qualifications

Candidate must have a Bachelor's in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related computing disciple and 10+ years of Industry experience. Or a Master's degree in the related disciplines with 8+ years of experience.

Your experience must  be in the following:

  • Firmware/Embedded Firmware development or verification.
  • SW development skills (Unit Testing and Test Driven Development) and Debug
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques using C/C++, Python or Perl
  • Computer Architecture and Digital Logic
  • Verification Techniques including Assertions, Functional Coverage, and Randomized Regressions

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Programming experience in Ruby is a plus
  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code
  • Power Management (PM) IP, PM Firmware, or PM SoC development, verification, using Verilog/System Verilog/OVM/UVM

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

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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