Pre-Si Validation Engineer


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

About our Group
Intel NCNG (Formerly - Ethernet Products Group (EPG)) delivers best-in-class Ethernet products and is part of the Connectivity Group which is at the heart of Intel's transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. NCNG's compelling Ethernet products move the world's data and are the foundations of cloud service and telecommunications data centers. We are a team of problem solvers, experimenters, and innovators who are dedicated to designing the network technologies that currently lead and continue to transform datacenter ecosystems. As a world-class organization, we're looking for outstanding talent to accelerate our growth during an exciting time in Ethernet networking marketing technology. If you're ready to be a part of this journey, then we want to hear from you.

Job Description
We are seeking highly motivated, energetic, team-oriented lead engineer with 7-15 years of relevant experience, willing to take the challenge of delivering IP, Subsystem and SoC pre-Silicon verification of the latest set of cutting-edge products in Ethernet Product Group in Intel.

In this position,
You will participate and lead the verification of IP, Sub-systems and SoC. You will focus on executing to pre-Silicon validation plans as per the IP/product release schedule and deliverables, and also carry out debug, report failures, report potential failures and help with root-causing the failures.
You will be required to create/review verification test plans, drive/participate in discussions across various disciplines to get a clear understanding of requirements, develop the architecture and design of the verification environment in UVM for pre-silicon RTL verification, develops/run/debug tests in System Verilog, mentors other engineers in using the verification infrastructure and creating test benches.
You may work on verification of block/ss/SoC level testing, participate in functional coverage, code coverage reviews and implement feedback.
You should also be able to support post-silicon/platform failures related to the IP provided.
You should be able to achieve goals in timely fashion, bring out pointers to management on issues and roadblocks on a timely basis and be able to work with teams across different geographies.


Minimum Qualifications: B. Tech in Electrical, Electronics/CS streams. Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Preferred skillsets:- High Proficiency in UVM and C - ability to architect complex testbenches, verification infrastructure, debugging and issue resolution. AXI, AHB, APB, ACE, AXI Stream protocol knowledge. Fundamentals of A-profile Cores and GIC based interrupt architecture. CHI protocol and experience in debugging coherency-based simulations, along with exposure to ARM Assembly coding would be an added plus AND/OR Networking Protocols such as PCIe, Ethernet are also extremely preferred.

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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.

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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.