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FPGA Development Tools Engineer - Graduate Trainee

Malaysia Job ID JR0236441 Job Category Intern/Student Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Intern
Job Description

The Quartus Firmware Validation Team under the Intel Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) is looking for a new team member to join us. This is a full-time role, and working remotely is definitely an option that can be considered.

Desired Skills/Background:

  • Strong in both written and verbal communication skills - Essential

  • Knowledge of and experience with Perl, Python2/3, including reading Hardware/Software specifications and turning them into tests - Essential

  • A strong work ethic/drive to always improve - Essential

  • Works well in collaboration with others - Essential

  • Able to work efficiently and independently once familiar with our systems and processes - Essential

  • Basic ability in debugging/analyzing failures while connecting the dots to solve issues - Desired

  • A keen eye for calling out and raising issues without fear of being reprimanded and willing to take calculated risks - Desired

We are looking for someone with the right mix of ingredients that we can train further within the role. The role requires someone who will fit well with our existing team dynamic and has the drive, desire and work ethic to continuously learn and level up their skills.


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Reading FPGA Firmware specifications that are created by Firmware Architects, followed by understanding the technical specifications and both work/communicate with cross site teams comprising of Firmware developers to get clarity on issues and resolving them in a timely manner

  • Create tests from scratch or maintain existing tests (in Perl/Python) that will be used to validate Firmware used to program/configure FPGA devices

  • Debug test failures found during our weekly FPGA Firmware Regression Cycles

  • Contribute and innovate by proposing new shift-left ideas that may accelerate team efficiency/productivity including increasing Firmware Validation coverage in untouched/unexplored areas

  • You are also highly encouraged to be open to learning new things and be curious about what the FPGA world is about; having an interest in advancing your career as a SW developer and developing it into being a SW Architect in the near future is a bonus

  • Playing different roles in the team not limited to the above aforementioned i.e. other projects on the side like project management, team/process improvements and miscellaneous pathfinding

  • Contributing back to the Intel Technical Community by submitting Technical Papers or presenting both new and existing ideas in Technical Forums

This role may occasionally be dynamic and no two days are alike. While the role's general framework is predictable, this would be suitable for someone who enjoys keeping things interesting and thinking on their feet.

Inside this Business Group
The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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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