System Debug and Validation Leader

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

DPEA Cloud Engineering is seeking for experienced System Debug Validation Leader with strong technical background in cloud/data center domain. This position is to closely work with top tier and next wave CSP customers to enable and scale out Intel latest server platforms and technologies that demonstrate Intel architecture's advantage and keep customer's stickiness to IA platform and products. This position will have a chance to touch cutting-edge silicon, server hardware technologies and emerging firmware and OS solutions, and see how to apply those technologies in worldwide Cloud/AI companies.

System Debug and Validation leader will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Master the newest Intel hardware and platform features. Track the enabling status of those features in silicon, low-level firmware/software and Operating System (e.g. Windows /Linux/VMware).

  • Debug customer sightings related to platform enabling and customization. Deep dive and root cause silicon enabling and system integration issues to sub system or source code level.

  • Closely collaborate with Intel silicon enabling, firmware development, and various components teams (e.g. memory, storage, network, power and performance, thermal and mechanical, IO, etc) and silicon debug teams to troubleshoot and debug cross-discipline and complex integration issues on server platforms. Drive debug taskforce cross functions to ensure timely issue resolution.

  • Contribute to the definition of new platforms with software architecture and development teams, support platform bring-up activities, review designs and code changes.

  • Contribute to validation team on improving test plan/method to validate features and verify fixes.

  • Put new technology into practice in the fastest manner, explore all possible alternatives for better solution, and pursue constant improvement on debug methodology and tool.

  • Define and drive the system debug process implementation and ingredient owner engagement and alignment.

Additional Skills:

Experience  directly supporting customers with strong communication skills with both internal teams and external customer.


Minimum Qualifications

  • The candidate should possess a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field with  8+ years of applicable industrial experience, or Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field with 12+ years of applicable industrial experience.

  • 9+ years of experience in low-level debugging skills that enable the root causing of issues cross hardware, firmware and Operating System levels.

  • 5+ years of validation experience of popular server/PC technologies including PCI/PCI-E, USB, SAS/SATA, i2C/SMBUS, IPMI, BIOS/EFI and DIMM, Storage, Networking, Virtualization, Manageability, Security, RAS, etc.

  • 8+ years of experience in Operating System, Driver, BIOS and firmware fundamentals.

  • 2+ years of experience in hands on debug skills from CPU, PCH, BIOS, board bring up, power and reset sequence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2+ years of programming skills (e.g. C/C++) that enable the source code level debug and issue fix is highly preferred.

  • Experience with ITP and Cscript development.

  • Experience with PythonSV and/or programming with Python. In-depth knowledge of CPU flows and experience on silicon level debug (e.g. AFD - Array Freeze and Dump, and its analysis) are preferred.

  • Experience at model-based problem solving that enable the effective investigation and narrow-down of complex issues.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Platforms Engineering and Architecture (DPEA) Group invents, designs & builds the world's most critical computing platforms which fuel Intel's most important business and solve the world's most fundamental problems. DPEA enables that data center which is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologiesspanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutionsthat fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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