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Validation Tools Hardware Engineer

Folsom, California Job ID JR0225288 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description
  • Collaborate with team and cross-divisional stakeholders to design, build, and validate hardware tools that customers will use to do validation testing on their Intel-based designs.

  • You will be responsible for solidifying project requirements with stakeholders, and working with both internal and external engineering resources to deliver new HW designs to our Production team according to schedule.

  • The job involves frequently working with customers to help troubleshoot issues encountered while using our tools.

  • Many of our hardware tools require firmware and software, so familiarity with programming is a plus.

  • You will have access to a very nice lab environment, and as such experience with lab equipment is desired.


Minimum qualifications are required 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience doing analog and digital circuit development.

  • Proficient in schematic development.

  • Experience doing circuit simulation (Spice, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, similar).

  • Proficiency in debugging circuit designs to the component level, using general lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, DVMs, bench power supplies, and function generators.

  • Demonstrated willingness to find root cause of problems in circuit designs.

  • Solid understanding of common circuit components.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with PCB layout.

  • Experience with FPGA development (Verilog).

  • Experience in Software Development (C# and Python).

  • Experience developing with I2C, SPI, or other SDIO interfaces.

  • Experience with signal conditioning.

  • Experience with embedded designs.

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research. Candidate must possess the degree by employment start date. 

Inside this Business Group
Intel's Sales and Marketing (SMG) organization works with global customers and partners to solve critical business problems with Intel based technology solutions. SMG works across business units to amplify the customer voice and deliver solutions that accelerate their business. We work across numerous industries, including retail, enterprise and government, cloud services and healthcare as examples. The operations team focuses on forecasting, driving alignment with factory production and delivering efficiency tools and our marketing capability drives demand and localized marketing in locations around the globe. Our sales force navigates a complex partner and customer ecosystem while shaping product roadmaps, driving value for our customers, and collaborating to harness emerging technology trends to deliver comprehensive solutions.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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, and benefit programs. Find more information about 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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