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CPU RTL Design Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

The world is transforming and so is Intel!  Here at Intel, we believe the world needs technology that can enrich the lives of every person on earth.

The Advanced Architecture Development Group (AADG) is a CPU Core development team in Portland, Oregon. We believe that developing these technologies takes a team of exceptionally talented individuals who work together to visualize, innovate, and make the future of computing possible. 

As a key member within AADG, you will have the opportunity to contribute in the development of new advanced CPUs and help to create the next leap in Microprocessor Design and the future of the x86 environment at Intel.

Role Responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Development of architecture and microarchitecture specifications

  • RTL implementation, Delivery of high quality logic design that meets functional and PPA goals

  • Process technology exploration to achieve the highest performance per watts on leading edge process technology

  • Work closely with verification team in determining the proper validation strategy for new design and defining and providing feedback on test plans

  • Drive design convergence and perform all aspects of the SoC design flow from high level design to synthesis, place and route, timing and power to create a manufacturing-ready design database

  • Collaborate with cross functional team members

If you are excited about advanced development of breakthrough technologies for future-generation CPU cores, we invite you join us to do something wonderful!


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

Minimum Masters degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering Computer Science or related Computing discipline with 1 year of experience -OR- a PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering Computer Science or related Computing discipline:

  • CPU architecture including the concept of Instruction Fetch, Decode, Out of Order execution, Register Renaming, Branch prediction, Memory Coherency

  • RTL coding Verilog or System Verilog

  • General scripting and programming skills Python Perl CC etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High performance CPU design techniques

  • Power reduction techniques

  • Practical knowledge of Design for Test and Design for Debug strategies.

  • SoC Physical design flow from high level design to synthesis, place and route, timing and power optimization

  • Trade off and optimization technique between Performance Power and Area

  • Functional verification/formal verification

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

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.

Posted: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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