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SOC Design Engineer - IP Structural Design

Hudson, MA 01749
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Job Description

Intel's IP group is looking for an experienced Physical Design Engineer to contribute in the high-performance power solutions IP space. We are designing innovative IP solutions across multiple technologies and unique architectures that fuel Intel's servers, clients, and graphics microprocessors.

  • You will collaborate with architects, logic designers, and analog engineers in evaluating implementation details of complex design features.

  • You will perform all aspects of the SoC design flow from high-level design through synthesis, place and route, timing analysis, and power reduction.

  • You will be responsible for creating a design database that has completed sign-off flows and is ready for manufacturing.

Your responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • IP Family and/or block-level floor planning.

  • Power supply and power grid planning and analysis.

  • Logic synthesis of design blocks.

  • Formal Equivalence Verification (FEV).

  • Clocking network planning and analysis.

  • Auto Place-and-Route (APR) using Synopsys ICC tools.

  • Timing verification using Synopsys PrimeTime.

  • Physical verification - Layout vs. Schematic (LVS), Design Rule Checks (DRC), Electrical Rule Checks (ERC), and Design for Manufacturability checks (DFM).

  • Reliability Verification.

  • Debug and resolution of integration issues at the parent level.

  • Completion of design reviews and design signoff flows.

  • Assist in the preparation of the full-chip layout design database for introduction to manufacturing.

In addition to the qualifications listed below the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Solid verbal/written communication skills.

  • Effective team player with a continuous learning mindset.

  • Willingness to balance multiple tasks.

  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and have as much fun and growth as possible in the process.

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. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Computer Engineering with 4 years of experience.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical, or Computer Engineering and 6 years of experience.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with VLSI circuits, design techniques, and sub-micron CMOS technologies.

  • Experience in designing high-speed, low-power digital circuits, floor planning, timing convergence, and layout verification.

  • Experience with logic synthesis and automated place and route tools.

  • Solid background in computer architecture and logic design fundamentals.

  • Familiarity with hardware description languages such as Verilog or System Verilog.

  • Exceptional scripting skills using a programming language such as Perl, TCL, or Python.

Outstanding Qualifications:

  • Analog mixed-signal circuit design experience.

Inside this Business Group

IP Engineering Group's (IPG) vision Build IPs that power Intel's leadership products and power our customer's silicon. We want to attract & retain talent who get joy in building high quality IP and share our core belief that IP is fundamental to transforming Intel's silicon design process. IPG's guiding principles will be ensuring Quality (Zero Bugs), Customer Obsession (Delight our Customers) and structured Problem Solving. We are a fearless organization transforming IP development.

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

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