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System Validation Engineer (SK)

Guadalajara, Mexico Job ID JR0202233 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

This position is associated with the sale of Intel's NAND memory and storage business to SK Hynix (You can read more about the transaction in the press release - The transaction will enhance the resources and potential of the business' storage solutions, including client and enterprise SSDs, in the rapidly growing NAND Flash space amid the era of big data.

This position aligns to that transaction, which includes the 3DNAND enterprise and client SSD business. Transition is expected to close in late 2022, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary conditions. At deal close, all employees aligned to this phase of the transaction will transition to SK Hynix.

The System Validation Engineer will be responsible for, but not limited to:

  • Integrating and debugging software across the stack for a specific product, platform, feature, or technology throughout the product lifecycle, including pre-silicon development, power on, and/or post-silicon development.
  • Debugging software across multiple layers of the software stack including firmware, drivers, and operating systems.
  • Developing a software debug plan and associated methodologies.
  • Analyzing issues, managing sightings from various validation streams, determining root cause, and driving or developing improvements. Driving project stress and stability and supports power, performance, and key task forces.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or STEM related field. Documentation related to bachelor's degree completion will be required
  • 4+ years of experience in either one of the following areas:
    • Debugging hardware or software issues on Storage, Server, Platform or similar environments.
    • Development and/or debug in Linux or Windows environments.
    • Validation disciplines experience, system/platform level debug, or root cause isolation methodologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in either of the following areas:
    • Low level code development/Debug for OS Drivers, FW, or Kernel. 
    • PCIe or NVMe protocol and debug (including debug tools and protocol analyzers).
    • NAND memory validation.
    • Experience with industry specifications such as PCIe NVME, OPAL, eSSC.
    • PC Platform, BIOS, Drivers, or IO technologies.
    • Continuous integration and agile methodologies.

Inside this Business Group
Employees in Intel's NAND Product Group deliver solutions that are transforming computing across all segments from data centers to Ultrabooks. They invent, develop, bring to market and support customers with leading-edge NAND flash memory and system level solutions such as solid state drives (SSDs). SSDs are accelerating performance for gaming enthusiasts, reducing total cost of ownership for IT managers of data centers and improving security and reliability for businesses. This dynamic group is strategically positioned to become the leading Non-Volatile Memory solution supplier for the compute segment and is a key to expanding markets and continuing the growth for Intel.

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:
Maggie, Offensive Security Researcher

Maggie Offensive Security Researcher

“I’ve always wanted to do something that changes the world — at Intel, I feel appreciated, and I’ve gained more confidence in myself. It makes me feel like I’m capable of doing great things.”

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