Intel Senior CPU Verification Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

In this position, you will join the next generation CPU verification team in Intel's Core IP development Group (CIPG). You will be responsible for architecting and implementing pre-silicon and post-silicon validation strategies to exhaustively validate the architecture and micro-architecture changes implemented in the CPU.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Technical ownership of validation of a microarchitecture block, methodology, or otherwise significant aspect of CPU validation Inventing and deploying new verification techniques and methodologies to accelerate validation of CPU

  • Developing validation content like tools, test generators to match the complexity of new core and be reused in pre-si and post-si

  • Get the required technical specs and create high quality technical documentation like test plans, strategy documents

  • Coordinating global verification tasks requiring engagement from architecture, design, pre-si and post-si validation, and other teams across Intel to achieve project goals

  • Influencing and contributing to post-silicon debug preparation and sighting resolution

  • Mentor junior team members to become the rock-stars of tomorrow.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 3 years of relevant work experience OR B.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering plus 4 years of relevant work experience

Total of 4+ years of work experience in the following areas:

  • Computer architecture knowledge, including specific areas of technical ownership/expertise relevant to CPUs

  • Experience with a hardware modeling language, such as Verilog, VHDL, or System Verilog and industry standard logic simulation tools

  • Standalone validation environment development in Verilog, Specman, System Verilog UVM/OVM

  • Validation and debug experience including test writing/generation, checker development, coverage analysis, failure debug, root cause analysis

  • Assembly language programming, code generation, or other low-level software experience.

  • Programming experience in at least one language: C/C++, Perl, Python, Ruby, Java, TCL, etc.

  • Intel or industry experience in pre-silicon verification of CPU cores

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Knowledge of Intel Architecture or ARM ISA and system architecture, x86/ARM assembly language

  • Experience using emulation and formal verification tools Post-silicon debug and analysis

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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