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SOC Design Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

About the team:

Youll be part of Advanced Design (AD) within Design Enablement organization (DE). The team works in close collaboration with our partners in process technology and design teams spanning CPU, Graphics, Networking, and Servers. The primary focus of the team is to accurately predict the impact of process changes on density scaling and power, performance metrics through Test Chips. Test chips are based on both Intel IP and external industry standard IP.

About the role:

Performs all aspects of the SoC design flow and High-Speed CPU implementation from synthesis, place and route, timing and power to create a design database that is ready for manufacturing. This includes:

  • Power/Performance/Area trade-offs with respect to design optimization
  • Floorplanning including trade-offs in Macro placements, Power Grid definition, and integration requirements
  • Performs DRC and LVS layout verification activities
  • Good knowledge, understanding, and implementation of DFT features (SCAN, MBIST, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of Formal Verification and Gate Level Simulation
  • May also review vendor capability to support development

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.


You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum requirements:

BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science

6+ months experience in the following areas:

  • EDA tools
  • VLSI design
  • RTL to GDS
  • Synopsys-Primetime


  • Design for Test (DFT, Scan, JTAG, and debug technologies)
  • ICV or Calibre DRC/LVS Layout cleanup
  • Perl, TCL/Tk programming
  • TFM (Tools, Flows, Methodology) Development

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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: 2022-05-14 Expires: 2022-06-14

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