Pre-silicon Verification Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

In this position you will be working as part of a Pre-silicon Power Management and Firmware Verification Team on current and next generation server products.

Key responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating test environments checker strategies and test generators for validating power management firmware Pcode/Prime code,
  • Learning the FW and related IPSOC 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.

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

Minimum Qualifications
The candidate must have a Masters degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related computing disciple and 3 months of experience with

  • Power Management SoC development verification or integration using Verilog System Verilog OVMUVM Firmware Embedded Firmware development or verification
  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level RTL code
  • Software development skills
  • Unit Testing
  • Test Driven Development in C
  • Hands on Debug Programming experience in C
  • Programming experience in languages like Python Perl Ruby Object Oriented Programming Techniques Computer Architecture and Digital Logic Linux/UNIX and related Tools
  • Verification Techniques including Assertions Functional Coverage and Randomized Regressions

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.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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