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Hardware Validation Engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0216812 Job Category Engineering Work Mode On-site Required Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

As a hardware electrical validation engineer you will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for conducting experiments to test functionality of server systems.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Developing and documenting electrical validation requirements and test procedures
  • Working in a hardware lab environment to carry out these tests using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other standard electrical test equipment
  • You will analyze basic functionality and electrical performance of subsystems on printed circuit boards and help resolve any performance issues
  • Perform rework on PCBs using soldering equipment

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

  • A self-directed work ethic and a can-do attitude
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Analytical and critical thinking skills
  • A collaborative spirit and a growth mindset
  • Disciplined with a sense of urgency and great attention to detail


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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineer, Computer engineering, or related field
  • Experience with electrical circuit fundamentals - resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors - describe voltage/current relationships
  • Experience with Computer System Architecture
  • Experience to read and explain schematic diagrams
  • Experience to read PCB layout images, component datasheets and rework instructions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with key platform bus protocols like I2C, SPI, PCIe will be an added advantage
  • PCB rework using solder tools - component replacement, surface mount, through hole, blue wire, etc.
  • Experience with debug of Intel chipsets and/or CPUs

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.

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 require an on-site presence.
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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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