CPU Design Verification Engineer


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

The world is transforming and so is Intel. Here at Intel, we believe the world needs technology that can enrich the lives of every person on Earth. We believe that developing these technologies takes a team of exceptionally talented individuals who work together to visualize, innovate, and make the future of computing possible. If you are excited about advanced development of breakthrough technologies for future-generation Atom CPU cores, we invite you to join us to do something wonderful.As a member of Atom CPU Core development team of pre-silicon verification engineers, you will verify new and existing features for Intel next generation CPU IP, resulting in a bug free final design. You will be responsible for exhaustively validating the RTL implementation of new architecture and microarchitecture capabilities, using a combination of unit and top-level test environments, architecting test plan, coverage coding and random testing.


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 Requirements: Master's in computer engineering or electrical engineering or STEM related degree plus 2 years of relevant work experience OR a bachelor's in computer engineering or electrical engineering or STEM related degree plus 3 years of relevant work experience. 2+ years of work experience in one or more of the following areas: Computer architecture knowledge, including specific areas of technical ownership/expertise relevant to CPUs Experience with a hardware modeling language, such as Verilog, VHDL, or System Verilog and industry standard logic simulation tools Validation environment development in C++, Verilog, System Verilog UVM/OVM Validation and debug experience including test writing/generation, checker development, coverage analysis, failure debug, root cause analysis Assembly language programming, code generation, or other low-level software experience. Strong programming experience in at least one language: C/C++, Perl, Python, etc. Preferred Requirements: Knowledge of Intel Architecture ISA and system architecture, x86 assembly language. Familiarity with software validation, including microcode, firmware, etc. Experience in post-silicon debug and analysis Intel or industry experience in micro-architecture, design or verification of CPU cores

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, Hillsboro

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, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of 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.