Validation / Test
Careers in Software
At Intel, we expect our products to perform to the highest possible standards — ours. That’s why we employ thousands of incredibly smart software experts to poke holes, challenge assumptions and validate performance for every product that runs on Intel architecture. Our validation engineers have expertise in every arena, including applications, middleware, silicon co-design, software services, software developer tools, firmware, OS/kernel, graphics and media. From simulation to validation to process quality, we look for issues at every level, so our customers can count on combined software and hardware solutions that perform as close to perfectly as possible.
What You'll Do
As an Intel validation engineer, you’ll define, develop and automate new software validation environments and test programs to evaluate the integration of multiple applications. From creating new test approaches and improving existing processes to performing software-level debugging, you’ll be responsible for deep analysis of product architecture for ongoing improvements.
In quality assurance, you’ll define quality plans including quality/release criteria and targets. You will also track progress against quality goals and lead process improvement activities.
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What You'll Bring
Our QA and validation engineers are smart, intuitive and detail-oriented. Successful candidates will have a bachelors or masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, with 3-5 years of experience depending on your education. Experience with test-driven development, exploratory testing, API/compiler testing and other agile testing methods are important. You will also want strong background in Windows*, Linux*, and C/C++ programming, as well as scripting languages like Perl/Python, and various software profiling and debugging tools. Knowledge of quality management systems like CMMI is recommended. Understanding of Intel products and the customer environment are a plus.
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A Job Like Mine
Software Validation Engineer
"What makes me want to come to work every day? I'm interested in the job I am doing and I like the sense of achievement when I complete something."
Network Software Engineer
Hillsboro, OR, USA
"Intel has been my 'dream company' since my years living in Nigeria. The dream started with my interest in “semiconductors”, consolidated with my passion for software engineering, and motivated by the Intel Brand."