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Design Technology Architect

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. To do this it requires focused enthusiastic leaders.

Logic Technology Development - LTD delivers programs and modules to ramp new process nodes, supports High Volume Manufacturing (HVM) and provides a predictable technology cadence for Intel customers. Join LTD and help create the next generation of technologies that will touch the lives of people the world over for decades to come.

The Technology Platform Architect within the Logic Technology Division of Technology Manufacturing Group is chartered to conduct Design Technology Co-Optimization - DTCO (design technology co-optimization) by leveraging domain experts across various areas of Technology Development, IP development, EDA tools and Product design internal to Intel and from external ecosystem to help LTD make the appropriate technical trade-offs and decisions, especially during the definition phase of the technology life-cycle, to ensure that what Intel builds and launches is competitive against the leading foundry offerings in a similar timeframe, for the appropriate market segments of interest.

In this role, you will be working with the world leading technology experts on advanced technology pathfinding and definition. You will help shape the future of Intel and semiconductor industry as a whole. The Technology Platform Architect plays a key role by bringing together a diverse set of domain experts to drive DTCO, competitive analysis and technology targeting to ensure that we are in a competitive position with respect to our offerings in a similar timeframe, for the same market segment of interest.

The key focus is as follows:

  • Lead n+1 and n+2 technology platform DTCOs with internal and external customers and partners.

  • Lead cross functional team of experts to drive technical and business analysis of what Best in class technology architecture looks like.

  • Lead technical project management frameworks to drive clear decision making by senior technical experts and executive management.

  • Frame the project objectives, focuses and navigates effort to solve problems, removes roadblocks, manages risks, costs, schedules, drives recommendations to align senior management.

The job responsibilities/duties are as follows but not limited to:

  • Drives a team of broad domain experts that covers diverse technical areas such as devices, metal stacks, libraries, bit cells, memory compilers, analog components, EDA (electronic design automation) / APR (automatic place and route) and lithography so that they can actively participate in DTCO covering both breadth and depth.

  • Works collaboratively with Competitive Analysis team to set the framework for what, how and why competition is making certain technical choices to inform our own decision making parameters.

  • Drives early, regular and systematic analysis of technology platform requirements to ensure product, process and IP mix leads to competitive offerings. This is done by collaborating with cross functional experts across product, IP and process technology teams.

  • Jointly with the Technology Platform Targeting Team, work towards setting a best in class targets for n+1 and n+2 technologies.

  • Drives DTCO frameworks ranging from setting platform targets, Power Performance Area (PPA) validation methodology, competitive analysis, external partner selection, platform definition criteria, DTCO program management, and others.

  • Ensure the technical and management team is able to focus on the decision at hand by facilitating the right decision frame and the requisite data.

What we offer: 

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. 

  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. 

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate, and Intel stock awards (eligibility at the discretion of Intel Corporation). 

  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work! 

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today!


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and internship experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Materials Science or other related field of study.

- 10+ years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • Silicon process technology development.

  • Design rule development.

  • Foundational IP design.

  • SOC APR implementation.

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moores Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

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.

Work Model for this Role

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.

Posted: 2022-07-08 Expires: 2022-08-08

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