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Platform Validation Engineer

Bengaluru, India Job ID JR0234515 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description
Datacenter Platform Engineering and Architecture Group is looking for a talented Platform Validation Engineer. In this role you will be expected to create, define, and develop system validation environments and test suites on Intel Xeon server product, debug the issues found, and drive to fix the issues. This position requires a broad understanding of multiple system areas, Virtualization concepts and necessitates interfacing with Architecture, Design, Integration and other Validation teams. You will be familiar with applying server platform level tools and techniques to ensure performance to spec and will be responsible for the development of methodologies, execution of validation plans, and debug of failures. You are expected to understand the full server platform from top to bottom including HW, FW, driver and layers of SW. Your responsibility is to effectively validate the platform, root cause issues and collaborate with cross-functional teams. You are expected to make it easier for customers to validate Intel products and to improve quality of Intel Xeon products.
This job is reserved for the person who is always passionate to putting new technology into practice in the fastest manner, exploring all possible alternatives for better solution, and pursuing constant improvement on test efficiency and coverage. You should possess a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or relevant technology with 8+ years of applicable experience. Additional qualifications include: Technical Skills - Solid understanding of software testing, process and methodologies; - Demonstrated experience and skill in platform validation and test case development; - FW/SW development or validation experience; understanding of software stack from BIOS/FW through OS driver - Strong at analytical problem solving, code debugging and module based problem solving skills. - Must have good knowledge of Chipset/processor interfaces (PCI Express, UPI, Memory, etc.) and Server technologies (Security, Manageability, Virtualization, Power Management, Reset/Boot, Storage, Networking, RAS, etc.) and be able to interpret specifications to assist with debug and test development. - Should have a good understanding of system power/reset/boot flows, and firmware (BIOS, BMC and CPLD, etc.) interactions during the process - Previous experience in server performance (CPU, Memory, IO, etc.) characterization, debug and tuning is a bonus - Candidates must be comfortable in a lab environment and able to continuously learn new things as technology advances. - Must have a previous role in debugging issues and setting priorities- understand debug flow and be able to manage multiple issues at once. Demonstrated effectiveness in multitasking over simultaneous problem areas and/or assignments - Hands on experience with software verification and validation using test frameworks / automation tools / scripting languages such as Python or Perl. Soft Skills - Highly effective interactions with teams and individuals - Good team player, be able to work well with peers and seniors from various disciplines, employs good team practices - Good customer orientation and ability to interface with customers and/or stakeholders from remote sites - Demonstrated capability to work within a team environment facing fast-changing requirements and complicated stakeholders. - Good English verbal and writing skills.
Inside this Business Group
The Data Platforms Engineering and Architecture (DPEA) Group invents, designs & builds the world's most critical computing platforms which fuel Intel's most important business and solve the world's most fundamental problems. DPEA enables that data center which is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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.
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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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