IP Solution Validation Lead/Arch


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

Intel PSG offers a large selection of intellectual property IP cores optimized for Intel FPGA devices, all of which are developed for highest performance, lowest cost, ease of use and fastest time to market. The IP Solution Engineering group is responsible for High-Speed Protocol IP development, which includes participating in high-level product specifications, logic(RTL) design and implementation, RTL verification, IP FPGA emulation prototyping and hardware validation using Quartus Development Kit. As an IP Solution Engineer focusing on IP Verification and Validation, you will be responsible for carrying out design validation for Intel next generation IP across the Intel FPGA IP product portfolios. The charter of IP Solution verification and validation team is to verify and validate the IP solution for robust functionality from functional simulation, FPGA emulation prototyping, hardware to complex system level environment. The verification and validation areas encompass IP protocols e.g. serial communication protocol, Ethernet protocol and wireless communication IPs. As part of this team, your responsibilities include but not limited to: a. Create comprehensive verification and validation plan based on FPGA IP architecture specifications and carry out all the IP validation tasks. b. Develop IP, subsystem or system level testbench, create test cases, and necessary coverage goals based on specification to verify the implementation. c. Work with cross-functional teams, prepare and support IP functional validation tests for IP bring-up on actual FPGA development kits using Quartus. d. Build IP FPGA emulation prototypes, creating and establishing IP subsystem (solution) validation coverage strategy and standardized framework, drive system test design implementation and overall IP system validation on HW, maximize FPGA hardware capability to bring substantial improvement to IP quality and usability for Intel FPGA IP product portfolios. e. Develop tools and flows to manage and improve verification processes. f. Interface with 3rd party vendors for the latest industry tool and methodology or VIP exposure and evaluation. g. Participate in IP roadmap planning with product marketing as well as support interface to IP customer support team. h. Apply advanced techniques to achieve verification and validation with the highest quality, productivity, and time to market. i. Participate in technical paper writing and publication. In Q4 2023, Intel announced PSG will be reported as a separate business unit beginning on January 1, 2024 with ongoing support from Intel. This position is associated to that standalone business strategy and is expected to fully transition to a standalone company at some time in the future.


a. BS/MS in Electrical/ Electronic/ Computer Engineering or related field with at least 7+ years of experience b. Expertise in Verilog/System Verilog, VCS/Verdi, OVM/UVM, Formal c. FPGA, custom IC or ASIC design and verification experience d. Knowledge of protocol such as JESD204, Interlaken, Serial Lite and Ethernet is a strong plus e. Familiar with Python, Perl, TCL and shell scripts f. Excellent debugging, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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.