Intel CPU Core Pre-Si Verification/Validation Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

This is an entry level position and will be paid accordingly.

Job Description: Develops pre-Silicon functional validation tests to verify system will meet design requirements. Creates test plans for RTL validation, defining and running system simulation models, and finding and implementing corrective measures for failing RTL tests. Analyzes and uses results to modify testing.

Job responsibilities include writing verification test plans, and then writing tests to execute those plans. Development of verification collateral (such as behavioral checkers, coverage monitors, test generators or score-boards) is often required to enable test plan execution. Candidates will need to debug failing tests, then work with designers and architects to resolve bugs. Successful verification engineers can anticipate failure modes, and write punishing test content to stress the design and identify bugs. Candidate will analyze coverage gaps and devise strategies to fill coverage holes. Candidate will use scripting skills to enable tool development and automation for verification efficiency. The quality of the design and the final product is directly proportional to the quality of the design verification work.

Behavioral traits for this position include:

  • Strong problem solving

  • Tolerance of ambiguity

Qualifications

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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or other science/engineering related field.

At BS level, this U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in pre-silicon verification and/or front end.

  • Minimum of 6 months experience with software/programming languages (i.e. C, C++, C#, Visual Basic/.NET. Perl, Python, Java, etc.)

  • Minimum of 3 months experience with System Verilog and/or VCS Simulator

  • Minimum of 6 months experience with computer architecture and microarchitecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coverage driven validation

  • IP/SOC ASIC Validation

  • Specman E and/or System Verilog/OVM

  • Software design and coding

  • Familiarity with x86 core architecture and instruction set is a good plus

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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....