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SOC Global Design/Fabric Conv Specialist

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Looking for an SOC Global Design Engineer, that is well versed in timing convergence and programming to join a Senior Server-class Integration Convergence team. The charter of the sub-team is to drive the specification, development, and convergence of SOC interconnect fabrics and global components necessary to meet the performance, functionality, and DFT DFM requirements. The team also has a hand in IP coordination and integration and planning design convergence methodology and work model optimization for efficiency and productivity continuous improvement.


In this position, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Specification design simulation and verification of SOC high speed interconnect network on chip.

  • Working with IP providers on electrical and layout optimization to balance area and frequency specifications.

  • Working with clocking team to balance skew/power to meet interconnect speed requirements.

  • Working with architecture team to translate performance requirements into latency and frequency specifications for implementation.

  • Participating in the advancement of timing convergence technology and work model.

  • Advancing the state of the art in top-level global fabrics implementation, constantly improving layout and timing convergence KPIs each generationy.

  • Optional participation in post-Si timing debug and correlation.


The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.

  • Solid teamwork skills and mentality.

  • Effciency of managing a high intensity dynamic work environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills for interaction with internal and external IP and tool vendors.


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:

  • Must have Bachelors degree in Electrical Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 4+ years of relevant experience.


  • Masters degree in Electrical Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 3+ years of relevant experience.


  • PhD degree in Electrical Computer Engineering Computer Science or related field with 1+ years of experience.


Your experience must include the following:

  • Experience with tight technical team interactions for technological advancement and facilitation of stringent timing clocking convergence goals.

  • Solid familiarity with processor design and convergence.

  • Familiarity with static timing analysis concepts.

  • Familiarity of layout and extraction issues associated with leading edge processes.

  • Familiarity with clock distribution theory approaches/issues.

  • Solid programming and automation development skills - Perl and/or C++ and Tcl/Tk Preferred.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Prime Time, Fusion Compiler, ICC, Cadence Innovus.

  • Good customer support and collaboration skills spanning multiple design sites.

Inside this Business Group

Xeon and Networking Engineering (XNE) focuses on the development and integration of XEON and Networking SOC's and critical IP's sustain Intels Xeon and 5G networking roadmap.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

Posted: 2022-05-08 Expires: 2022-06-08

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