Pre-Silicon Verification Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

Intel Power Architecture and Technologies (IPAT) is looking for a Pre-silicon Firmware Verification Engineer to join our team for current and next generation Server SOC Products.           

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Creating test environments, checker strategies, and test generators for validating embedded power management firmware in the SOC
  • Learning the FW architecture and related 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 SOC integration teams
  • Potentially participating in the debug of failures in silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on pre-silicon models


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.

Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field plus 3+ years of relevant experience. OR a Master's degree:

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Firmware/Embedded Firmware development or verification
  • Proficiency in C++, Python, Perl, and/or Ruby programming 
  • Software development skills, and Object Oriented Programming experience
  • Reading and interpreting technical specs, Firmware, and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code
  • Good understanding of Computer Architecture

Preferred qualifications:

  • CPU Power Management
  • Experience with writing validation plans and/or software to implement those validation plans
  • Experience with UNIX* or Linux*
  • Advanced SW development skills (Unit Testing, Test Driven Development)
  • Experience with validation or testing experience, especially in a silicon design team
  • Experience working on SOC projects in Validation or Tools domains

Inside this Business Group

The Design Engineering Group is a worldwide team responsible for the design, development, validation, and manufacturing of IPs and SOCs. Our mission is to deliver leadership products through groundbreaking innovations.

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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