Folsom, California

Job Description

Job Description:
Client validation team in IVE is responsible to validate functional correctness of Intel products by developing best in class engineers and driving end-to-end validation on client SOC products, to elevate the Intel brand and to enable product delivery with higher quality through better focused scope, velocity and efficiency to enable to do more! The PnP team is specifically focused on validating and optimizing the battery life and performance of these SOC products.

The Soc Power and Performance Validation team in Intel Validation Engineering (IVE) group is looking for a candidate with strong software development skills who enjoys working within the boundary of the hardware/software interface. While this is a validation role, the daily development activities may range from debugging synthetic test content written in low level languages such as C to developing new features for our PnP automation framework written in Python.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participation in full software development life cycle including translating requirements into design

  • Work well in a highly collaborative environment, which includes sister teams in varying sites and geos.

  • Develop and debug automated test cases in Python and C/C++.

  • Broad understanding of multiple system areas and interfacing with architecture design and pre-silicon validation teams in improving post-silicon test content


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors' Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering and 5+ years of experience in: - OR - a Masters' Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering and 2+ years of experience in: - OR - a PhD in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering,

  • Software development experience in at least one high-level Object-Oriented Language (i.e. Java, C/C++)

  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming Skills and understanding of data structures and algorithms

  • Understanding of Intel CPU/PCH architecture and industry standards (i.e. PCI/PCI-E, USB, Thunderbolt, SAS/SATA, i2C/SMBUS, BIOS/EFI, Graphics, Memory, Storage, Audio, Bluetooth, WiFi and Ethernet)

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development lifecycle, including coding standards, code reviews, and source control

  • Comfortable with Commercial and Open Source SDK's (i.e. Windows Development Toolkit)

  • Experience working with the embedded hardware/software interface

  • Experience debugging software with the ability to perform technical root cause analysis and develop a plan of corrective action when needed

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and are a clear and concise communicator

  • Comfortable with Linux and other command line only interfaces

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing and maintaining software in Python, C/C++

  • Experience writing and maintaining tests (unit, functional, integration, etc.)

  • Experience using common software engineering design patterns and architecture patterns

  • Experience writing software via Test Driven Development and working knowledge of unit testing frameworks (i.e. unit test)

  • Experience with Agile Scrum/Kanban Methodologies

  • Experience consuming data from REST API's and comfortable writing internal REST API's (Swagger and Postman experience a plus)

  • Experience building power and performance optimized test flows/frameworks with minimal impact to the system under test

  • Experience building automated CI/CD pipelines (i.e. Azure DevOps)

  • Experience using hardware and software debuggers (i.e. ITP, JTAG, Lauterbach, PDB, GDB) and are comfortable working hands-on with hardware components and peripherals

  • Experience using electronic lab test equipment including power measurement and debug tools (i.e. protocol exercisers/analyzers, DAQ, oscilloscope)

  • Knowledge of Power Management Flows and architecture a plus

  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux C/C++ compliers and best practices for developing custom platform agnostic tools a plus

  • Experience using XMLRPC and JSONRPC protocols in Python a plus

  • Experience building reports in PowerBI a plus

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.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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Folsom, California

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