Intel Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer in Austin, Texas

Job Description

Come and join us! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Data Center Group (DCG) team as a Pre-Silicon Design Verification Engineer!

As a Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer you will be responsible for creating and maintaining test benches in multiple languages, writing test plans and tests, analyzing coverage and regressions, and filing bugs for a high performance messaging IP.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Pre-silicon verification activities for computer networking IP.

  • Develop pre-Silicon functional validation tests to verify system will meet design requirements.

  • Create test plans for RTL validation, defining and running IP simulation models, and finding and implementing corrective measures for failing RTL tests.

  • Develop verification collateral such as behavioral checkers, coverage monitors, test generators or score-boards to enable test plan execution.

  • Analyze coverage gaps and devise strategies to fill coverage holes.

  • The quality of the design and the final product is directly proportional to the quality of the design verification work.

  • Work closely w/ the architect/micro-architecture and design teams in determining the proper validation strategy for new design, define and provide feedback on test plans.

  • Develop, participate and review validation code for efficiency/coverage and drive any paradigm shifts needed in validation execution.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience which will allow growth and expanded opportunities within this business group as well as future possible opportunities with other business groups within Intel.

The Data Center Group (DCG) drives new products technologies from high-end co-processors for supercomputers to low-energy systems for enterprise and the cloud, as well as solutions for big data and intelligent devices. The group is a worldwide organization that develops the products and technologies that power nine of every 10 servers sold worldwide.


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 Required Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with 4+ years of industry experience or a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with 3+ years of industry experience, or a PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent with industry experience.

  • 4 plus years of experience in relevant Pre-Silicon validation position, having gone through multiple project cycles to gather in-depth experience.

  • 3 plus years of experience in logic design/verification with various tools and methodologies including: System Verilog, Perl, OVM/UVM, logic simulators, Coverage Tools.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with TCP/IP is a plus.

  • Experience with Remote Direct Memory Access protocols e.g. iWARP or RoCE is a plus.

  • Able to demonstrate innovative and analytical thinking.

  • Able to plan and organize day to day activities and execute according to plan.

  • Emulation experience is a plus.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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