Intel Systems Validation Engineer in Folsom, California

Job Description

Intel is seeking an Engineer with both hardware & software experience to join the Intel Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group team to help validate the next generation of Intel's industry-leading PCIe Solid State Drives.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Demonstrate leadership in owning SSD Product Validation Programs and delivering to commits on Execution milestones.

  • Develop and debug system-level Firmware validation failures , test cases within a Python framework on datacenter servers with PCIe SSDs.

  • Update devices and test systems with appropriate firmware, drivers and tools.

  • Execute test cases and review logs to determine pass/fail conditions and 1st step debug/triage.

  • Troubleshoot test issues in both Linux and Windows.

  • Work closely with internal teams such as Product Engineering, Firmware Development, Test Development and other Validation Teams to drive bug resolution.

  • Communicate and train other teammates on newly discovered BKMs. (Best Known Methods)

  • Drive improved validation methodologies, documentation, and automated testing within the team.

  • This job requires a team player with good technical, planning, and communication skills who is motivated to deliver quality test results in a timely manner.



BA or BS with 5 years' experience or a MS with 3 year experience in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of Python software development - Skilled in Python + 1 other language such as C, C++, PERL, JAVA, etc.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in object oriented programming

  • Minimum of 3 years of development and debug in both Linux and Windows environments

  • Minimum of 3 years of years of experience using Git or other version control systems

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience Installing and configuring Windows and Linux OS + updating associated drivers

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in DOS and LINUX scripting

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in server level debug and fault isolation

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with building and using software based RAID

Preferred skills:

  • Experience in ATA, SATA, SAS, PCIe, and/or NVMe protocol and debug, including knowledge of relevant debug tools protocol analyzers, scopes, logic analyzers

  • Experience in development for and/or use of storage devices such as HDD, SSD, SAN, and/or NAS

  • Understanding of NAND memory fundamentals

  • Validation or QA experience

  • Experience with Dual Port Storage Technology

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....