System Validation Engineering Manager

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The Company

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth with the help of new, creative and diverse talent like yours. As the world reaches out to be more totally connected, we will experience 100 billion intelligent connected devices. Exascale performance and architecture will make this intelligence available to all, enriching our lives in more ways than we can imagine today. This is a future that inspires and motivates each one of us at Intel. Utilizing the breadth and scale of our reach is not something we take lightly. It takes commitment and willingness to invest heavily in building ecosystems, developing best-in-class SoCs and IPs that power Intel's products with talented people at its core above all.

The Team

We are Data Platform Group (DPG) driving Data Center transformation through innovation, trust, reliability and proven performance. There are reasons Intel is a global leader and preferred provider of server technology and products. Intel understands the needs of the modern data center and harnesses its years of experience and design expertise to deliver a broad portfolio of innovative server products, systems, and solutions to help businesses grow and be competitive in the market. Our team is motivated and passionate engineers to the core of our heart. We are looking for leaders and path finders.
The Xeon Platform Integration and Validation team (XPIV) is looking for an experienced Platform Validation Engineering Manager to lead a dynamic integration and validation team in the US (Oregon).

You can just not see the futuristic products getting unfolded but be a part of it, build it, take pride in it.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provide mentorship and technical direction to distributed team of system validation engineers for planning, scheduling and program execution.

  • Drive quality and productivity initiatives to improve process and methodologies across teams.

  • Partner and maintain alignment with cross functional teams to deliver robust and high-quality accelerated computing products.

  • Develop platform validation methodologies and test infrastructure.

  • Lead a highly competent and capable platform validation team.

  • Discovering critical issues in silicon, ucode and FW/SW using cutting edge validation tools.

  • Be a leader in driving issue investigations and challenges.

  • Create work breakdown structures and schedules, and track progress.

  • Collaborate with Silicon and System design teams bring-up, debug, validation and characterization.

  • Requires a broad understanding of multiple system areas and requires collaboration with Architecture, Design, and Pre-silicon.

  • Validation teams in improving Post-silicon test content and providing feedback for future on-die debug features.

Behavioral Traits:

  • Interpersonal skills, including written, verbal, and presentation communications.

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Skilled at building and managing effective relationships with team members, peers, and customers.

  • Motivation and results orientation mindset.

  • Problem solving skills in the diagnosis and resolution of hardware and software issues.

  • Proactive and able to handle multiple tasks efficiently.

  • Technical documentation skills.

  • Experience in collaboration with geographically diverse multi-functional teams.


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 positive factor in identifying top candidates. Requirements listed may be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Minimum Requirements:

The candidate must have a Master's degree with 10+ years of experience or a Bachelor's degree with 12+ years of experience in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science, Hardware Engineering or a related field.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Hardware architecture/microarchitecture experience in Platform/CPU/SoC and/or Chipset, and/or one or more of the subsystems preferably Memory, Power management or Electrical.

  • Experience leading teams to validate functionalities and debug complex issues.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior exposure to working with Cloud Service Provider (CSP) and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) teams.

  • Experience in automation and test/integration methodologies.

  • Demonstrated experience working across functions to deliver products.

  • Proficiency in Server based technologies, Machine Learning, Microprocessor, CPU, or FPGA validation, PCIe, DRAM, I2C, SMBus, Ethernet architecture and Cloud Technologies.

  • Experience developing validation methodologies and infrastructure.

  • Test plan and test development experience.

  • Intel IA32 architecture is highly desirable.

  • System and/or Functional area expertise is highly desirable.

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.

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