Intel Pre-Si Validation Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

The Wireless Connectivity Solutions (WCS), is part of the Intel Communications and Devices Group (iCDG) responsible for the delivery of world-class wireless connectivity technologies and products, as well as PEG's wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) Wireless and SoFIA based SoCs. These products include Wi-Fi, global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and location, Bluetooth, FM and Wireless Gigabit (WiGig), in addition to next generation Wearable and IoT solutions. ​

What you’ll do :

In this role, you will work to develop Pre-Silicon functional validation tests to verify system & design requirements of Intel wireless connectivity products. You will be responsible for creating test plans for RTL validation, defining and running system simulation models and helping to find and implement corrective measures for failing RTL tests. You will have the opportunity to utilize state of the art lab equipment for measurement and characterization and automation of test systems to full validation. You will also help to analyze and use results to modify testing and drive and define unique architectural requirement for the next project.

What we offer you:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.

  • As the 7th largest global company in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive and boredom-free environment, where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, or Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corp.).

  • We provide unique benefits that cater to your needs: flexible work hours, private medical plan, travel medical care, life and disability insurance.

  • We encourage working hard, but also playing hard! Intel employees are eligible for creative perks such as special recreation activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more.

If you are passionate about this opportunity and ready to help us create the next generation of technologies that will transfer the future for decades to come? If so then we encourage you to apply and be part of our team.


  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Computer engineering, or related field with the following experience:

  • 8+ years Wireless/Wired communication block/system verification experience

  • Advanced knowledge of SystemVerilog and DV methodology

  • Solid verification skills in problem solving, constrained random testing, and debugging

  • Knowledge of wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, WLAN, or Zigbee a plus

  • Experience with MAC or PHY Verification

  • Experience with SOC subsystem verification

  • Experience with SystemVerilog Assertion SVA

  • Should be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges


Inside this Business Group

Intel is one of the largest suppliers of chips for the communications market. The Intel Communications group is focused on designing and building communications technologies such as Ethernet connectivity products, optical components, communications processing solutions and broadband products.

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