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Job ID: JR0047299
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Austin, TX US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior Functional Validation Engineer

Job Description

As a Senior Validation Engineer, you will be part of the Xeon Server Functional Validation group which comprises of several validation teams including Integrated I/O, Memory, Power Management, RAS, Security, and Mesh.   The Senior Validation Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Validating multiple CPU I/O designs, including PCIE and UPI, in emulation and post silicon. 
  • Creating validation plans, executing that plan, and debugging or root causing failures found from the plan. 
  • Must be comfortable working in team setting as it requires interfacing with architecture, design, pre-silicon, and validation teams.


  • Bachelor's or a Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in microprocessor validation or QA environment
  • CPU micro-architecture and high speed bus protocol knowledge
  • Strong debug skills and ability to solve complex problems
  • Be able to demonstrate success in communicating plans, status, issues, concerns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with PCIE and/or UPI protocols
  • Validation experience with high speed serial protocols
  • Intel architecture and/or Intel chipset experience
  • Familiarity with emulation environment and tools, and Logic or Protocol Analyzer equipment
  • Python Scripting Experience

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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