Senior Pre-Silicon Validation Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The world is transforming and so is Intel!  Here at Intel, we believe the world needs technology that can enrich the lives of every person on Earth.

The Advanced Architecture Development Group (AADG) is a CPU Core development team in Portland, Oregon.  We believe that developing these technologies takes a team of exceptionally talented individuals who work together to visualize, innovate, and make the future of computing possible!

If you are excited about advanced development of breakthrough technologies for future-generation CPU cores, we invite you to Join us, to do something wonderful!

We're looking for a motivated and talented Senior Engineer to join the AADG CPU verification team responsible for exhaustively verifying the architecture and micro-architecture changes implemented in the CPU using a combination of dynamic and formal verification methods.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Work closely with RTL designers to verify the functional correctness of the CPU design

  • Develop and execute verification plans for units/blocks

  • Develop testbenches, scoreboards, and stimulus generators

  • Implement functional coverage models

  • Debug designs in simulation, prototyping platforms, and silicon

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required along with the ability to operate a dynamic and distributed team

  • Your successful track record of mentoring junior engineers and interns a huge plus


Minimum Bachelors required with 8+ years industry experience or MS, or Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Computer Science

  • Testbench development using UVM or analogous methodologies

  • Develop Scoreboards and stimulus generators for complex blocks

  • Experience in C/C++ and interpreted Python languages

  • Unit/module ownership throughout the project lifecycle

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry experience with CPU microarchitecture (e.g. x86, ARM, SPARC, MIPS, RISC-V, POWER) and/or coherent caching systems

  • Intel Architecture ISA and system architecture, x86 assembly language is a plus

  • Strong domain knowledge of computer architecture

  • Industry experience validating Out-of-Order execution, Branch prediction or float point is preferred

  • Post-silicon validation experience using SystemVerilog verification development experience

  • Experience in leading/mentoring other engineers

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

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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