25 days old

SOC Design Engineer - Power/Performance

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Come join Intel's Client Engineering Group responsible for designing Client SoCs that make up more than half of Intel's annual revenue. We envision the future of computing and design for the next generation of laptops and desktop computers. We are seeking a SoC (System on Chip) Power and Performance Engineer ready to research, design, develop, and test lead Intel designs as we reimagine how to build SoCs at Intel and in the semiconductor industry.

This role is within Intel's highly regarded Devices Development Group headquartered in Portland Oregon with additional sites in Austin Texas and Penang Malaysia. Our bold purpose as a company is to create world changing technology that enriches the lives of every person on earth and this role is instrumental in furthering our mission to shape the future of technology.


You would be responsible to help drive power and performance optimizations for new SoC designs. These skills are critical to getting the highest performing products in ever decreasing power envelopes. You would build and analyze SoC Product level models to predict and optimize power and performance. You would also be involved with evaluating product power impacts from device and parasitic scaling architectural changes through employing large dataset simulations and analysis to provide feedback for product design and process decisions. You would also own product optimization from pre-silicon thru post-silicon driving post-silicon correlation back to pre-silicon power models.


The ideal candidate will exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Willingness to work within a team environment of significant ambiguity and rapidly changing requirements.

  • Collaboration with others across groups in a direct and productive manner.

  • Problem solving skills, Interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication.


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 skills and experience:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelors degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering or related filed with 6+ years industry experience. 


  • Masters in the same field with 4+ years of Industry experience.


In additions you must have the following experience with the following:

  • - 6+ years with  CMOS circuits, device physics, and timing analysis.

  • - 3+ with power and performance optimization techniques.

  • - 3+ years with software scripting languages, such as Perl, Python, or Visual Basic.

Inside this Business Group

The Devices Development Group (DDG) is a global organization focused on the development and integration of SOCs, critical IPs including Atom and chipsets that power Intel's leadership products. This business group leverages an incomparable mix of experts with different backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, and experiences to unleash the most innovative, amazing, and exciting computing experiences.

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: 2022-04-24 Expires: 2022-05-25

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