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Staff Design Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The world is transforming and so is Intel! 

Intel is a company of bold and curious inventors and problem solvers who create some of the most astounding technology advancements and experiences in the world.

With a legacy of relentless innovation and a commitment to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth, our diverse and brilliant teams are continually searching for tomorrow's technology and revel in the challenge that changing the world for the better brings. We work every single day to design and manufacture silicon products that empower peoples digital lives. Do you love to solve technical challenges that no one has solved yet? Do you enjoy working with cross functional teams to deliver IP solutions for products that impact customers lives? If so, Come join us to do something wonderful!

In this position, you will be a member of a Soft IP design team involved in exciting new development work. This complex IP incorporates audio interfaces, Digital signal processing Cores, speech recognition, very stringent power and performance KPI requirements.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Taking technical specifications through the micro-architecture and the design process (RTL, synthesis, timing convergence. etc),
  • Working on Power estimation and optimization methods.

As a staff engineer, you will be expected to provide technical leadership to the design team members and drive adoption of new design methodologies to improve quality of the designs.

You will be interfacing closely with Architects, Validation and Back-end engineers to deliver high quality designs. Require experience in developing micro-architecture, coding RTL, using industry standard design tools to translate RTL to gate-level netlist, run functional simulations and support SOC teams in enabling timing convergence.

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

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Effective team player with 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


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 Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field with 6+ years of experience - OR - Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field with 4+ years of experience in :

  • Logic design AND micro-architecture of complex IPs.
  • Strong RTL coding (Verilog ) and logic design background
  • Experience with industry standard design tools and methodologies
  • Excellent debugging skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in delivering complex IP designs
  • Ability to mentor junior design engineers

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom

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: 2022-05-15 Expires: 2022-06-15

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