Pre Silicon Verification Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest engineering companies in the world! Join us to develop new technology that will provide Intel a competitive advantage in programmable solutions. If you find it exciting to work in a diverse team that innovates with other Intel advanced technology groups, with other industry leaders and academia, then we have your opportunity.

The Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) has been delivering industry leading custom logic solutions to customers since inventing the world's first reprogrammable logic device in 1984. To expand the technology that provides us with advantages in programmable solutions, we are looking for a phenomenal Pre-Silicon Verification Engineer to join our high-powered team.

In this position you will be working alongside a World-class FPGA team within the PSG (Programmable Solution Group) CISE (Custom IP and Solution Engineering) organization delivering on next-generation IPs, Subsystems, Solutions to various PSG BUs (business unit).
The role calls for thorough knowledge in verification methodologies, architecture, and UVM constructs to build scalable and reusable verification collaterals. You will collaborate with the design teams to develop robust verification strategy, defining test plans, test writing, and debug in accordance with IP spec. You will also develop comprehensive solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgement. The ideal candidate will work with and respond to requests from various internal teams across multiple sites is required.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Ensuring the logical design of an IP/subsystem/SoC satisfies the architectural specification.

  • Creating and optimizing the verification environment, tools, and methodologies.

  • Developing or using checking software to compare model behavior against a specification.

  • Generating focused and random test cases, analyzing coverage, and debugging failure cases.

  • Analyzing microarchitectural features to identify possible problem areas.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

2+ years of experience in:

  • UVM

  • Verilog/SystemVerilog

  • Logic design verification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Network Protocols: Ethernet or PCIe

  • FPGA

  • C++ Programming

  • TCL

  • RTL Design

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, California, Santa Clara

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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