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Job ID: JR0048785
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Vancouver, BC CA
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SoC Emulation Engineer / Virtual Platform Developer

Job Description

Join Intel and engineer the future

Intel is transforming the memory and storage industry, and we are looking for people to be a part of this revolution.  Come join us and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Position description

Virtual Platforms are software simulation models of hardware designs, and are used for pre-silicon software development, HW/SW co-validation, and architectural exploration.  The Virtual Platform team is a collaborative and innovative group of engineers who develop virtual platforms for future generations of Intel SSDs.  The team works on a wide range of tasks spanning the whole product development lifecycle, including model design, development, and testing, infrastructure development, third party IP integration, and deployment and support of virtual platforms for the full spectrum of use cases.  Our development flow is compliant with the Accellera Systems Initiative SystemC and TLM2 standards, based on C++, and performed mainly in the Windows environment. The ideal candidate will be able to show ab analytical problem solving skills, innovative thinking, and a mindset of continuous improvement and an effective verbal and written communication.

What you’ll do

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Designing and developing software models built on virtualization technologies
  • Creating and implementing test strategies to verify the software models
  • Supporting, debugging, and maintaining deployed virtual platforms
  • Working with a cross-functional team to solve complex problems
  • Engaging with multiple customers to gather and understand their requirements
  • Driving continuous improvement in our processes and infrastructure


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 below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have a BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field.

8+ months of experience the following areas:

  • C/C++ programming language.
  • Object-oriented design methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

6+ months of experience in the following areas:

  • SystemC and ESL modeling
  • ARM microprocessor architecture and CPU behavior
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Python, C-Shell)

Inside this Business Group

Non-Volatile Solutions Memory Group:  The Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group is a worldwide organization that delivers NAND flash memory products for use in Solid State Drives (SSDs), portable memory storage devices, digital camera memory cards, and other devices.  The group is responsible for NVM technology design and development, complete Solid State Drive (SSD) system hardware and firmware development, as well as wafer and SSD manufacturing.

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