Sr. Systems Debug Architect

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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As a Sr. Systems Debug Architect in CCG's Client Platform and Silicon Architecture group you will be responsible for defining the end-to-end system debug architecture for Core and Converged Mobility platforms.

You will provide technical direction for platform, SoC, and component design activities, influences the shaping of future products/solutions by significantly contributing to the architecture and technology employed throughout the compute continuum. You will also provide multilayered technical expertise for next-generation initiatives.

An ideal candidate should demonstrate:

  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills, drive for continuous learning, as well as good written and verbal communication skill

  • The ability to independently develop specifications, consult partners on debug implementation, evaluate test plans and provide feedback

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Working with the planning team to develop System Debug Market Requirements and Collaborate with Platform/SoC architecture and implementation teams to define debug features in client platforms.

  • Creating Product Requirements and author the Debug Solutions Architecture Specification (SAS), which addresses hardware, software, and firmware required at platform level

  • Creating Debug IP contracts with the support of the hardware design team, debug IP architects, and external IP partners. Advice our partners on implementation details.

  • Providing input to the platform design guide, the Reference Validation Platform (RVP) creation, and drive Technical Readiness (TR) work.

  • Reviewing of board schematics - Reference Validation Platform (RVP) and Software Development System (SDS) schematics to verify debug functionality.

  • Supporting Client Platform validation to ensure that the Platform Debug Functional Requirements are validated and follow-up with the silicon validation team

  • Working with the debug tools organization and 3rd party tool vendors to design the corresponding hardware abstraction layer, making the debug tool independent from the underlying hardware implementation.

  • Innovating by driving customer debug solutions end-to-end


You must possess the 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 Qualification:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Master of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering with 9+ years of Industry experience

  • 3+ years of experience with debugging of Intel chipsets and/or CPUs.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Knowledge of System Debug tools and familiarity with logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, in-target probes (ITP) and Lauterbach Debug Tools

  • Knowledge of PC System Architecture and a good understanding of the debug hardware IPs (Intel and 3rd party) and software stack (e.g., OpenCV, PythonSV, Intel System Studio).

  • Knowledge of SoC HW debug infrastructure, e.g. ARM CoreSight, Tessent Embedded Analytics and Intel DCI (Direct Connect Interface)/ Intel Trace Hub

Inside this Business Group

The Client Computing Group (CCG) is responsible for driving business strategy and product development for Intel's PC products and platforms, spanning form factors such as notebooks, desktops, 2 in 1s, all in ones. Working with our partners across the industry, we intend to continue to advance PC experiences to deliver the real-world performance people demand. As the largest business unit at Intel, CCG is investing more heavily in the PC, ramping its capabilities even more aggressively, and designing the PC experience even more deliberately, including delivering a predictable cadence of leadership products. As a result, we are able to fuel innovation across Intel, providing an important source of IP and scale, as well as help the company deliver on its purpose of enriching the lives of every person on earth.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara

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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