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SOC Design Verification Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States Job ID JR0263229 Job Category Silicon Hardware Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

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Intel put the Silicon in Silicon Valley. No one else is this obsessed with engineering a brighter future. Every day, we create world changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth. So, if you have a big idea, let’s do something wonderful together. Join us, because at Intel, we are building a better tomorrow. Want to learn more? Visit our YouTube Channel or the links below!

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The Network and Edge group (NEX) at Intel drives the software-defined transformation of the world's infrastructure - in data centers, in networks, and at the edge.  We are a team of problem solvers, experimenters, and innovators who are dedicated to designing the network technologies that currently lead and continue to transform data-centre and AI ecosystems.

As a world-class organization, we're looking for outstanding talent to accelerate our growth during an exciting time in Ethernet networking technology. If you're ready to be a part of this journey, then we want to hear from you.

As a SOC Design Verification Engineer in the Network and Edge group you will:

  • Perform functional logic verification of an integrated SoC to ensure design will meet specifications.
  • Define and develops scalable and reusable block, subsystem, and SoC verification plans, test benches, and the verification environment to meet the required level of coverage and confirm to microarchitecture specifications.
  • Execute verification plans and defines and runs emulation and system simulation models to verify the design, analyze power and performance, and uncover bugs.
  • Replicate, root causes, and debug issues in the pre-silicon environment.
  • Finds and implements corrective measures to resolve failing tests.
  • Collaborate and communicates with SoC architects, microarchitects, full chip architects, RTL developers, post-silicon, and physical design teams to improve verification of complex architectural and microarchitectural features.
  • Document test plans and drives technical reviews of plans and proofs with design and architecture teams.
  • Incorporate and executes security activities within test plans, including regression and debug tests, to ensure security coverage.
  • Maintain and improves existing functional verification infrastructure and methodology.
  • Absorb learning from post-silicon on the quality of validation done during pre-silicon development, updates test plan for missing coverages, and proliferates to future products.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Hands-on.
  • Fast learner.
  • Strong and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills.



What we need to see (Minimum Qualifications):

  • The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science and 4+ years of experience or a Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science and 3+ years of experience in:
    • OVM/UVM with functional verification
    • Working with RTL, Verilog/System Verilog
    • Synopsys or Cadence or other industry standard simulation tools.

How to Stand out (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science and 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience in RTL design and IP integration.
  • Experience in relevant Pre-Silicon validation position.
  • Experience Using Perl or Python.
  • Experience with coverage and SVA.
  • Experience in logic design/verification with various tools and methodologies.
  • Experience with global flows - reset, boot and power management.
  • Experience with Emulation

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research

Amazing Benefits!

Here at Intel, we invest in our people. Beyond health, dental, and retirement benefits, Intel’s benefits package includes 14 paid holidays per calendar year, three weeks of paid vacation, and four-week paid sabbatical every four years of employment.  Intel also offers employees five bonuses per year dependent on overall company and personal performance, and an employee stock purchase program. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Inside this Business Group

Xeon and Networking Engineering (XNE) focuses on the development and integration of XEON and Networking SOC's and critical IP's sustain Intels Xeon and 5G networking roadmap.

Posting Statement

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.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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