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Pre-Silicon Validation Engineer - Returnship

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0231863 Job Category Contract Employee Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Contract
Job Description

Have you taken a career break and are now interested in returning to the workforce? Intel is offering a 20-week paid returnship for experienced professionals ready to return to the workforce. If you have at least 5 years of professional experience and have taken a career break for 2+ years for any of the following, but not limited to reasons we welcome you to apply:

  • Starting or raising a family

  • Military service/military spouse

  • Community service/volunteer work

  • Caring for a family member or self

  • Teaching

  • Other


At Intel we are excited to have a Return-to-Work program because we appreciate the skills individuals who are returning to work can offer. Through this program you will have the opportunity to revamp your skills, update your resume with new skills and experiences as well as make connections with others transitioning back into the workforce.

About the Team and Role:


Come join Intel's Devices Development Group in Pre-Silicon Validation. DDG is responsible for designing Client SoCs and develop some of Intel's flagship products. We envision the future of computing and design for the next generation of laptop and desktop computers. In this role you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs and IPs.

What You Get to Do:

  • Validation of an IP or feature, either directly or at the system level.

  • Creating plans and tests for validating portions of a complex microarchitecture using written specs, RTL code and other tests as a guide.

  • Learning the architecture and microarchitecture by debugging failures to the root cause.

  • Developing and utilizing various debug and validation tools and/or methodologies to implement validation plans with the goal being to ensure a solid design

  • Participating in the debug of failures on silicon and developing new testing strategies to detect these failures on RTL models.

  • Engaging with IP providers and customers to define, develop and deliver necessary infrastructure and address issues found during execution.

  • Developing tools and methods to streamline IP development and SOC integration to deliver highest quality in shortest time possible.

  • Developing debugging tools and software.



This position is hybrid in Hillsboro, OR during the 20-week returnship program.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.


Qualifications

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 degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field and 3+ years' experience; OR a Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field and 2+ years' experience ; OR a PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field

  • Experience with reading and interpreting technical specs and Register Transfer Level (RTL) code

  • Experience working on IP or SoC development, verification, or integration using Verilog/SystemVerilog/OVM/UVM

  • Experience with writing validation plans and software to implement those validation plans

  • Candidates must have taken a career break for 2 or more years.


Inside this Business Group
In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intel’s products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moore’s Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intel’s engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.


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.
Benefits
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: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/jobs/benefits.html

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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