Sr. Pre-Silicon Verification Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

The Graphics and Throughput Computing Hardware Engineering (GTCHE) Division, within the IAGS (Intel Architecture, Graphics and Software) Supergroup, is responsible for design and development of Graphics, Media and Display IPs as well as discrete Graphics SoCs (GPUs), targeting both Client Device and Datacenter markets. The GTCHE organization is at the center of Intel's push into the discrete Graphics SoCs market segment targeting next-generation applications such as High-performance Exascale computing, Deep learning / training, Cloud Graphics, Media analytics, High-end gaming, etc.

We are looking for a Pre-Silicon Verification to join our team. In this position you will be part of a world-class silicon design organization working with a team of highly talented engineers working on cutting-edge IP/SoC architectures, advanced silicon design and process technologies, with tremendously exciting opportunities for industry-leading engineering innovations.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: 

  • Work with  Pre-Silicon Verification, Architecture and Design teams  to come up with a test plan covering details on test environments, checker and coverage strategies, and test generators.
  • Develop/adjust various workloads to stress test SoC fabric on the SoC emulation platform  
  • Develop debugging tools, methodology and software to participate in the debug of failures on emulation/silicon platforms, find the root causes and report bugs to respective teams
  • Develop tools and methods to streamline various trackers/checkers to make debugging easier at SoC level
  • Communicate effectively, coordinate and work with IP Design and SoC integration teams
  • Mentor junior members and contractors 

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills, needs to be willing and able to be a key team player, requiring an individual who is highly energetic, motivated, independent and self-driven



Minimum skills and experience required to get you noticed: 

Bachelors degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering or related fields with 5 + years of relevant industry experience. Or a Masters in the same fields with 3+ years of relevant industry experience.

Your experience should be in the following:

  • ASIC design/verification  experience in front-end design processes including RTL/Logic design, pre-silicon functional verification, and either concurrency or performance verification
  • Verification of IP/Subsystem and system-on-chip (SoC) on emulation platform
  • Constraint driven random verification using SystemVerilog and OVM/UVM based verification methodologies
  • C/C++ programming skills and experienced in Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) concepts  
  • Scripting, SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA) or Unified Power Format (UPF) Validation.

Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand:

  • Experience with one or more of the following: I/O interconnect, memory controllers or CPU architecture
  • Experience taking into consideration design modifications that may impact performance, power or cost optimization
  • Experience performing Formal verification and assertions using tools like Jasper
  • Develop debugging tools, methodology and software to participate in the debug of failures on emulation/silicon platforms, find the root causes  and report bugs to respective teams
  • Experience with Scripting, SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA) or Unified Power Format (UPF) Validation.
  • Emulation experience
  •  Programming in UVM/C/C++ for modeling and stimulus generation

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, Massachusetts, Hudson

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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