SOC Post-Si Lead/FW Design Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

If you are passionate about computer graphics and working with leading graphics engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture, then our Graphics & Throughput Computing Hardware Engineering (GTCHE)  Team has opportunities for you. Graphics & Throughput Computing Hardware Engineering (GTCHE) is responsible for delivering industry-leading GPU (3D, media, compute, and display) hardware intellectual property (IP) blocks and system-on-chip (SoC) products for discrete graphics and throughput computing. We strive to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world-class engineering.  The Discrete Graphics SoC team is within GTCHE and we charter/responsible for improving the energy efficiency of our Xe* GPUs. As a member of Power Management team, you will be prototyping low-power solutions for various design blocks. You will be collaborating with architects, RTL and Platform, and software teams to analyze and implement low-power solutions for next generation Intel GPU products. As a Firmware engineer you will be responsible for development and Post-silicon debug to support microcontroller firmware for a variety of technologies.

This role will provide the opportunity to use your technical knowledge of firmware development to deliver IP firmware content for microcontrollers platform firmware and other execution environments.

You will help with the following responsibilities:

  • Oversees definition, design, verification, and documentation for SoC (System on a Chip) development. Determines architecture design, Firmware design, and simulation.
  • Reading Specifications and interpreting technical specs, Firmware development
  • C++ and Advanced SW development skills - Clean Code principles, Software Development
  • Post-silicon debug experience preferred or at minimum SoC level emulation debug experience.
  • Debug skills and willingness to drive resolution of critical issues.
  • Debug tools such as ITP and Python scripting
  • Experience with firmware patching for debug purposes is a plus
  • Work with partner organizations (such as pcode, IVE valdiation teams) and understand their validations plans for the specific change and define additional coverage as necessary.
  • Low level firmware development including design and implementation of code that interacts directly with hardware.


Minimum skills and experience that we are looking for:

You must possess a minimum of Bachelors degree in omputer/Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 3+ years of industry experience.

Your experience should be in the following:

  • Post-silicon Firmware debug experience
  • Embedded FW development experience in a high-level language (C/C++)
  • Software development skills (devolvement, validating, testing, debugging, etc.)
  • Object-Oriented Programming Techniques and scripting tools using C/C++, Python or Perl

Preferred skills and experiences that will make you stand out:

  • CPU/GPU Architecture
    SoC or platform level power and thermal management
  • Silicon debugging experience

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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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