SoC Design Engineer - Pre-Silicon Formal Validation

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Devices Development Group organization in Pre Silicon Validation In this role you will be working as part of a pre silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs or IPs with a focus on formal methods.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Validation of an IP or feature using formal methods
  • Learning the architecture and microarchitecture by formalizing specifications entering them into verification tools and debugging failures to the root cause
  • Decomposing problems to fit within the scope of fully automated formal verification tools
  • Creating plans for validating portions of a complex microarchitecture using written specs RTL code and other tests as a guide
  • Determining what level of formal verification is sufficient for delivery of an IP or feature to customers
  • Participating in the debug of failures on silicon and developing strategies to detect these failures on RTL models
  • Engaging with design and validation teams to define develop and deliver necessary infrastructure and address issues found during execution
  • Developing tools and methods to streamline IP development to improve quality and reduce development time
  • Keeping aware of advancements in formal verification tools and methodologies with the goal of determining applicability to owned IP and features


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

Education Requirement

Candidate must have either a Bachelor's OR Master's OR PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications
1 + years of experience with:

  • Reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level RTL code
  • Applying formal verification tools and methodologies to hardware designs especially integrated with a silicon design team

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

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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