• Verification and Validation Engineer
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Semiconductors

Previous positions

  • Pre-silicon Validation Engineer at Intel Corporation
  • Senior Software engineer at Intel Corporation

Education

California State University, Pomona, CA, Master’s degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Background

Summary

Accomplished Software Engineer with strong record of success in performing software development, defining software testing procedures to ensure software quality, implementing optimized top-down modular design and documenting limitations/expectations. Competencies: • Agile Development Methodology • C / C++ / Assembly • In Circuit Emulator / Logic Analyzer • System Debugging • Testing / Quality • Leadership / Team Collaboration

Experience

  • Validation Engineer

    Qualcomm

    2013 – PresentSan Diego

  • Pre-silicon Validation Engineer

    Intel Corporation

    April 1997 – January 2013(15 years 9 months)Irvine

    Diagnostic / Realtime Control Firmware / Presilicon validation

  • Senior Software engineer

    Intel Corporation

    November 1997 – April 2003(5 years 5 months)Irvine

    Diagnositc, BIOS support

  • Principle Software engineer

    Corollary Inc.

    April 1986 – November 1987(1 year 7 months)Irvine

    Firmware based Diagnostics.

Education

  • California State University, Pomona, CA

    Master’s degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering

    1983 – 1985

  • National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

    Bachelor’s degree, Materials Engineering

    1976 – 1980

Languages

  • Chinese

Skills & Expertise

  • Static Timing Analysis
  • Processors
  • Firmware
  • Verilog
  • Logic Analyzer
  • Microprocessors
  • PCIe
  • Embedded Systems
  • C/C++/Assembly
  • VHDL
  • SystemVerilog
  • Debugging
  • Functional Verification
  • ModelSim
  • Computer Architecture

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Causes howard cares about:

  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights