Intel System Validation Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

  • Tests and validates successful interoperation of hardware and software at the OS level thru: test development, setup, execution, results analysis and resolving issues of CV or commercial content at the system level.

  • Investigation and resolution of issues with hardware/BIOS/Firmware/Operating System implementations and recommends solutions to complex problems.

  • Execution of architecture and advanced programming of CPU, chipset, platform (Intel x86), and memory subsystems, including component register, PC BIOS architecture and server PC Operating Systems.



  • Must possess a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering plus a minimum of 1 year of experience performing validation activities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1+ years’ experience in object oriented programming with Python

  • 2+ years’ experience in developing & debugging code in Windows/Linux environments

  • 1+ years’ experience validating platform ingredients’ such as systems storage, CPU, Memory, PCIe, drivers, OS, firmware, etc

Additional Required Skills:

  • Must be able to develop validation plans and strategies that encompass all aspects of product validation. This includes test-to-fail scenarios

  • Must be able to work with customers and translate their use cases into rigorous test scenarios in a compatibility test environment

  • Ability to manage large numbers of sightings/issues and drive them at a technical level

  • Be able to demonstrate success in communicating status, issues, concerns, strategies of programs and projects - including development of appropriate indicators

  • Must be able to deal with ambiguity and operate with little direction to meet defined goals

  • Must be able to work with and through others to achieve goals and task completion

  • Comprehend and articulate validation strategies, plans and status

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Datacenter experience is preferred but not a requirement if other areas are met

  • Storage experience as it relates to the datacenter is preferred

  • Knowledge of PCI express and/or SATA protocols is preferred

  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and experience with version control tools is preferred

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group: The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices. The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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....