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Intel Pre-Silicon Validation - Undergrad Intern Technical in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a world-class design organization with a long history of developing innovative technology and next generation client products. From the legendary P6 architecture, to currently building the next generation client SoC, DDG truly lives up to its motto: 'Together We Revolutionize Computing'.

In this role you will be working as part of a pre-silicon validation team for future Intel SoCs.

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Validating design and micro-architectural implementation and assumptions

  • Creating, enhancing, or supporting software tools to improve validation quality

  • Automating validation tasks in order to complete improve efficiency


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or Computer Science.

3+ months experience with the following:

  • Digital logic design and simulation using Verilog/VHDL

  • Programming, for example python

This position is not eligible for employment-based visa/immigration sponsorship. Intel sponsors individuals for employment-based visas for positions where we experience a shortage of US Workers. These skills shortage roles are typically STEM contributing positions requiring a Master's or PhD degree, or a Bachelor’s degree with three years’ related job experience. This position does not qualify for Intel Sponsorship because it is either (1) a non-STEM contributing position, or (2) a STEM position that only requires a Bachelor’s degree and less than three years’ experience.

Preferred Qualifications

3+ months experience with:

  • Computer Architecture

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.

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, and benefit programs. Find more information about 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.