Intel SR. Graphics Hardware Engineers in Folsom, California

Job Description

Are you passionate about computer graphics? Working with leading graphics Hardware engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architecture? If so, then our Visual Technologies Team Group (VTT) has opportunities for you. VTT delivers Intel's 3D graphics, media, display GPU, and Parallel Computing Technology. This position entails pre-silicon validation of Intel graphics cores. You will ensure platform and its components have the best performance and power balance specifically focusing on graphics hardware components. Research and development of next generation platform designs to continually improve the performance.

We are looking for Sr. Graphics Hardware Engineers to join our team and help us with the following responsibilities.

  • Build and developing validation test plans and test scenarios to prove the correctness of the design

  • Development of validation components for a simulation based environment, bus functional models, trackers, checkers, scoreboards, and testbenches

  • Building and delivery of an RTL model of the design- Performing and debugging simulations

  • Development of functional coverage and achieving coverage goals- Identifying and driving to closure of bugs

  • Developing methodologies and capabilities, and driving process improvements

  • Working closely with design engineers, micro-architects, and other team members to ensure high quality of test plans, functional coverage, and tests

  • Ability to deliver high-quality output against deadlines and able to work effectively in a cross-site team environment

This team is responsible to ensure the highest quality of the graphics designs, in a dynamic cross-team environment. Essential skills for you to have include excellent problem-solving skills, initiative, interpersonal skills, and good written and verbal communication skills.

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.

  • As the 7th largest global company in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, or Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corp.).

  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance.

  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related field plus 7+ years of relevant experience or a Master's degree with 5 + years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following areas:

  • Proven background in logic design, architecture, and logic verification

  • Hands on experience with coding and developing testbench components like BFM's, Monitors and Checkers/Scoreboards.

  • Good understanding of overall Validation flows & tools

  • Strong background in Pre-Si validation, Verilog, System Verilog and verification methodologies

  • Experience with programming / scripting languages like C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python

  • Skills pertaining to logic design and validation, including expertise in VCS simulator, Functional coverage concepts and implementation, Testbench development, bus functional models, trackers, checkers, test development, execution, and debug.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the ASIC design flow and working knowledge of 3D Graphics is a plus

  • Familiarity/experience with Formal Property Verification flows/tools

  • Knowledge of Cache based designs & Cache Coherency flows is a huge plus

  • Experience with Perl, Shell scripting, Makefiles, TCL a plus

  • Very strong background in logic verification with a good understanding of logic design concepts

  • Knowledge & experience in RTL Verification Methodology and Design

Inside this Business Group

The Core and Visual Computing Group (CVCG) is responsible for the architecture, design and development of the CPU core and visual technology IPs that are central to Intel's system-on-a-chip (SoC) products and key to our datacenter, client and Internet-of-Things (IOT) platforms. CVCG strives to lead the industry through continuous innovation and world class engineering.

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.