SOC Power and Performance Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

The selected candidate will be responsible for Power Thermal and Performance Validation of Intel's next generation high performance CPU and interconnected interfaces covering the identification and implementation of stress testing scenarios to ensure power sequencing and boot flows are validated against product specifications.

Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing validation strategies plans and methodologies
  • Teaming up with designers architects, manufacturing, and pre-silicon teams and other cross functional teams
  • Executing validation plans, debugging issues to root cause, enabling robust design fixes, and providing risk and product health assessments
  • Developing automation software and tools for validation and data acquisition
  • Setting up post silicon validation environment and using lab equipment for platform characterization

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong problem-solving skills to find solutions to I/O problems
  • Independently work across validation disciplines and geographies
  • Effectively work in a dynamic and team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Have a healthy sense of paranoia for bugs and a strong sense of quality


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

Candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline and 3+ years of experience in: - OR - a Masters/PhD degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline and 1+ years of experience in:

  • Computer architecture
  • Scripting or software development, Python, Perl, C, C#
  • Organizing logically and presenting experimental data

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in:

  • Pre or post silicon validation, or SOC architecture.
  • Be familiar with benchmarks and PnP analysis techniques in the industry

Inside this Business Group

The Design Engineering Group is a worldwide team responsible for the design, development, validation, and manufacturing of IPs and SOCs. Our mission is to deliver leadership products through groundbreaking innovations.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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