18 days old

IFS Standard Cell Library Lead

Intel
Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • Job Code
    JR0217686
Job Description

About the Group:
As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we are establishing Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to the CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and major provider of US and European-based capacity to serve customers globally. Intel Foundry Services will be differentiated from other Foundry offerings with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe - available for customers globally - and a world-class IP portfolio that customers can choose from including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions, using industry standard design packages.


About the Role
Intel Foundry Services is looking for a customer centric standard cell library leader who has the industry experience in developing and deploying library offerings with best-in-class power, performance, and area (PPA) for foundry process technology nodes - to allow foundry customers to evaluate the technology PPA offerings in a systematic way. This role will require you to collaborate with IFS customers' design teams and Intel's internal technology and design teams to align on feature requests, methodologies and enhance library offerings on IFS technology nodes.


Responsibilities:

  • Engage with the technologists from both customer side and Intel's technology and engineering teams to enable enhancement in library offerings and characterization kit to provide best-in-class library solutions.

  • Establish a low voltage library methodology to design and validate through pre and post silicon phases for design robustness and competitive offering as part of the portfolio.

  • Define industry standard PVT methodology to augment existing methodology to support and address customer and market segment needs and help establish IFS as a foundry of choice.

  • Enable standard cells characterization methodology to generate industry standard EDA views critical for power delivery, ATPG, Liberty Timing, Noise, APR, GDS, LEF, NDM, layout parasitic view, and spice/Verilog views.

  • Development of automation for characterization kit bundling, functional validation, quality checking, performance, and reliability verification, and enhancing flows for greater design productivity and faster turnaround time.

  • Complex problem solving and decision-making skills with background in results orientation.


Qualifications

Minimum :

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer engineering with 7+ years of industry experience OR

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering with 5+ years of industry experience OR

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering with 3+ years of industry experien


Experience should be in a combination of the following areas:

  • Extensive experience with standard cell library content definitions, extraction, characterization, liberty models, device variation, Sil2Sim debug and analysis.

  • Experience in digital circuit design, including CMOS combinatorial logic and sequential element design and layout.

  • Standard Cell Library design, extraction, characterization, validations experience in one or more areas - Circuit Design, Physical Design, Front End Design, Simulation, Timing Analysis, Reliability Analysis

  • Understanding of CMOS device physics

  • Python, Perl, TCL, Shell scripting experience

  • Experienced in industry standard placement and routing CAD tools

  • Floor planning, power grid setup, Clocking methodologies (CTS, MSCTS etc.)

  • Lead and mentor junior engineers.

    Preferred:

  • Floor-planning and power grid setup, clocking methodologies, IR droop and SI mitigation strategies, power, and timing signoff conditions, and leveraging the industry standard tools, flows, and methodology to drive the correct PPA tradeoffs.

  • Background in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (AI-ML) will be a plus.

  • IR drop, Experienced in Electromigration (EM) and Reliability Verification (RV) and Signal Integrity and Crosstalk mitigation signoff methodologies using industry standard tools.

  • Low voltage circuit design used in standard cell library design and development is a plus.

  • Experienced talent from competitive foundry company(s) preferred

Inside this Business Group

As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we establish Intel Foundry Services (IFS), a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to Intel's CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and a major US and European-based capacity provider to serve customers globally. We differentiate IFS with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe, plus a world-class IP portfolio including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions using industry-standard design packages. Intel dedicates IFS to the success of its customers with entire Profit and Loss responsibilities. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement, and capacity commitments. IFS is already engaged with customers today, starting with our existing foundry offerings. We are expanding imminently to include our most advanced technologies optimized for cutting-edge performance, making them ideal for high-performance applications.



Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin


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 is available as fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need.

Posted: 2022-05-05 Expires: 2022-06-04

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