Intel Senior SW Performance Test Engineer in San Diego, California

Job Description

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth.

We invite you join us to be a part of the forefront of today's cutting edge technology within the Intel Mobile Communications & Devices Group at Intel. Help build the next generation of wireless technologies including 3G, LTE and upcoming 5G and others, that will truly extend to the future for decades to come!

We're looking for an energized and talented verification engineer to design and implement novel end to end performance verification test systems of multi-mode cellular modem products focusing on technologies such as LTE and 5G NR and new features associated to said technologies.

The Performance Test Engineer will take a leading role in test automation methodologies worldwide. The main aspects of the position will be centered around:

  • Development of novel test cases: Work together with fellow verification engineers and with system engineers in defining and developing new test procedures and method to verify the performance of new features. Use technical proficiency in wireless technologies including LTE and 5G NR to make sure that the test procedures are sane and make sure that the test implementation is fully focused on testing the key and important aspects of the target features.

  • Speed of implementation: Use broad practical knowledge of systems associated to end to end wireless testing such as control of IP networks, control of engineering samples and practical knowledge of test development tools such as Python, Perl, Matlab.

  • Efficiency of test system: Help optimize Intel's test infrastructure, significantly contributing in cost reductions. Utilize skills in planning, and design of complex system to achieve that goal.


Bachelor with 5+ years of experience or Master (preferred) or PhD from a top educational institute with minimum 2-3 years of demonstrated experience in the following :

  • Designing and implementing performance throughput, call performance test systems involving Network vendors infrastructure such as eNBs

  • Designing complex, highly automatized systems involving network equipment such as eNBs

  • Handling and controlling Modem and RF products engineering sample

Wireless knowledge:

  • Understanding of wireless channel fading and underlying mathematics

  • Knowledge of LTE specifications and insight into 5G NR technologies

  • Understanding of fundamental aspects of LTE receiver

General telecommunications testing infrastructure:

  • Handling and controlling third party devices such as iOS, Android devices

  • Experience in controlling and utilizing wide test devices and test equipment: Spirent, Keysight, R&S

  • Practical working knowledge IP networks: Configuration, routing IP flows in complex setups

  • Practical knowledge of network analysis tools: QXDM, Wireshark, Nemo

  • Programming experience with python, Java, C++, Perl- Matlab

Inside this Business Group

Communication & Devices Group: The wireless revolution at Intel! We are one team - passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds working together to realize a world of connected computing. We are bringing the best ideas from the brightest minds to deliver future mobile experiences into the market. We are on the journey towards making Intel a wireless leader with exciting products for the Internet of Things, 5G and an opportunity to change the world with your work.

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