Principal Engineer

at Intel in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Principal Engineers at Intel are active technical leaders inside and outside the company. Activities include participation in major industry and academic conferences, voting membership in international standards committees, generation of patents and technical papers.

Our graphics validation and verification experts are responsible for analyzing graphics hardware architectural specifications and defining feature requirements. We ensure that design implementations meet functional and performance requirements-such as physical and structural design constraints-as well as proprietary design rules and other quality criteria. In order to reach power, performance and other targets, we validate graphics hardware and implement design modifications and optimizations.

As part of our team, you will help:

Execute and debug hardware simulations.

Identify and close design and environment defects including bug fixes requiring manual ECOs (gate-level netlist edits).

Characterize and analyze performance and power results.

Execute ASIC logic synthesis flows to assess progress towards timing and area objectives.

Debug graphics hardware in emulation and silicon hardware environments.


Minimum Requirements:

Knowledge of Graphics pipeline.

Knowledge of modern validation techniques including UVM including constraint random capabilities, coverage driven validation methodology.

Experience with EDA vendors.

Leadership capabilities.

Industry experience of 20+ years.

Mentoring and recruiting new talent.

Inside this Business Group

The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center. Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado, New York, Washington, California: $180,270.00-$288,770.00

*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as 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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter.

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Job Posting: JC224405436

Posted On: Sep 22, 2022

Updated On: May 08, 2023

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