Senior Electrical Validation Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

As a Senior Electrical Validation Engineer, you will be working as a member of Analog Validation Engineering (AVE) team that is responsible for the analog/electrical validation of Intel's next generation leading edge CPUs! The scope of electrical validation and test includes validating and generating test content for the CPU IO ( DDR5 or PCIeGen5 or USB3.2 ) analog circuits and signals, , as well as the board and plug-in cards as part of the computer system.

In this role your job responsibility includes but is not limited to:

  • Develop and implement electrical validation strategy for CPU I/O interfaces

  • Perform Si and platform debug to root cause issues and enable robust design fixes

  • Work with hardware, BIOS, HVM, and functional teams on implementations and recommend solutions

  • Develop validation SW with Si DFX features and platform hooks. Use standard lab equipment for measurement and characterization, automate test systems

  • Interact with cross functional teams to provide electrical health assessment Design, board simulation, Pre-Si Validation, HVM test and others as part of the whole EV process

Ideal candidate should develop and document electrical validation requirements and tests for verification of Si designs. Investigates and resolves complex issues with hardware/BIOS/Firmware/Operating System implementations and recommends solutions.


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

The candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 6+ years of experience -OR- a Master's Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 4+ years of experience -OR- a PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 2+ years of experience in:

  • Mixed signal validation, Electrical Validation, Test, Manufacturing, IO design or Reliability

  • High-speed analog and digital circuits of CPU IO

  • Software development with Python

  • Hardware lab with test equipment computer systems and/or test stations

Inside this Business Group

The everyday contributions of the Intel Validation Engineering (iVE) team are essential to retaining/regaining Intel's product leadership. We validate, debug, and tune the newest designs and world-changing technologies that enrich the lives of every person on earth. We play a critical role in completing the PRQs of Intel products and in Intel's ability to deliver the annual technology platforms in our roadmap.

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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