Pre-Silicon Verification Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

Come join Intel 's High-Speed IO PHY Design Group as a Pre-Silicon Validation/Verification Engineer. We are seeking an experience Verification engineer to work with a diverse team designing Intel's next generation products and are looking for someone who has passion around improving the way we solve complex problems through team work as well as their own direct contributions.

In this role, your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring the logical design of an IP/subsystem/SoC satisfies the architectural specification
  • Analyzing microarchitectural features to identify possible problem areas
  • Creating test plans for RTL validation and developing pre Silicon functional validation collaterals (BFM, test sequences, checkers, scoreboard, coverage) to verify system will meet design requirements

In addition to the qualifications listed below the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Effective team player with continuous learning mindset
  • Willingness to balance multiple tasks
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and have as much fun and growth as possible in the process


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 degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related field with 3+ years of relevant experience - OR - a Master's Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of relevant experience in:

  • Pre-Si verification
  • Architecting and developing test benches and verification components like bus functional models, test sequences and scoreboards/checkers
  • System Verilog based OVM/UVM, and coverage driven ASIC verification methodology

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarities with PCIE PHY architecture is a plus

Inside this Business Group

IP Engineering Group's (IPG) vision Build IPs that power Intel's leadership products and power our customer's silicon. We want to attract & retain talent who get joy in building high quality IP and share our core belief that IP is fundamental to transforming Intel's silicon design process. IPG's guiding principles will be ensuring Quality (Zero Bugs), Customer Obsession (Delight our Customers) and structured Problem Solving. We are a fearless organization transforming IP development.

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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