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Software Research Engineer/Scientist-TCAD

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

In LTD CMT team we are looking for more great software engineer leaders who can help us push computing capabilities even further. You will be working in a dynamic team which develops and applies software tools scripts and physical models to find the research path and guide the development of Intel transistors and the process technologies which make them.

As a TCAD Software Research Engineer/Scientist you will be:

  • Creating software simulation flows, developing physical models, and analyzing the fundamental device and process issues encountered in cutting-edge technology development.

  • Working on a team running device simulation, circuit simulation, and process simulation to deliver software capabilities, calibrate models, perform design-technology co-optimization (DTCO), and invent novel devices and innovative processes.

  • Collaborating directly with the experimental research, process, and design teams to define experiments and present recommendations that achieve the scaling path for the logic, memory, and analog devices in advanced-node, industry-leading products.

The candidate should possess the following behavioral traits:

  • Keen analysis of complex issues and identification of actionable solutions

  • Communication and partnership skills to collaborate with team members and customers

  • A proactive mindset for handling ambiguity and diverse tasks

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! 

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Semiconductor Physics, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years of research thesis experience in semiconductor device physics and modeling expertise in particular areas of interest including quantum transport, device transport, novel transistor architectures, and process flow physics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Publications that demonstrate expertise in such areas as device physics or process flow physics

  • Experience with device simulation tools such as Atlas or Sentaurus

  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or equivalent

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.

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: 2022-05-10 Expires: 2022-06-10

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