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Intel System Validation Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Intel Client Systems and Software group is looking for system Validation Engineers to join our team. We are looking for a candidates who are energetic and passionate about shaping the client platform experiences of tomorrow! In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for validating power management, stress, and base platform features on client platforms. You will be learning the architecture and applying this knowledge to develop test coverage, and working with program leads and customer facing teams to define platform testing strategy. The scope includes hands-on work with cutting edge client hardware and software in a challenging environment leading up to platform launch. Core skills include knowledge of power management and base platform features, the ability to communicate and work with silicon, hardware, and software teams across Intel, the ability to lead development of validation test plans and methods, as well as Windows system and platform debug expertise.

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


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 can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Minimum requirements :

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering/Science or equivalent.

  • 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.

  • 6+ months experience or equivalent coursework in the following areas:

  • Power management features and functionality with IA

  • Software validation concepts: to include unit , functional, integration, and exploratory

  • Microsoft OS internals and drivers

  • Identifying, analyzing and root-causing issues

  • Client IA architecture, Platform and System debugging : to include profiles, debuggers, Windows debug, and system monitoring hardware

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with DFX

  • Experience with base IO

Inside this Business Group

The Intel Software and Services Group (SSG) connects Intel to the worldwide software community. SSG strives to bring competitive advantage to Intel platforms by helping independent software vendors, operating system developers, OEMs, channel members and systems integrators deliver exceptional customer value and achieve differentiation on Intel® processor technologies. SSG provides global leadership to the software community through its technical expertise, industry enabling activities, and developer products and programs.

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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....