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Structural Design Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

This position is with the Device Development Group DDG in Hillsboro OR. The DDG E-Core team is chartered with designing the latest Intel processors using the most advanced and innovative process technologies. The processors conceived designed and developed by the team directly contributes to Intel's leading processors used to create integrated hardware and software solutions such as processors, chipsets, graphics processors, motherboards, and networking components that deliver capabilities for security manageability performance and energy efficiency. The agile DDG team is at the forefront of the rapidly evolving digital world of computing by providing processor solutions and capabilities to efficiently manage data that is extensively integrated into all aspects of everyday life impacting how the world rapidly accesses stores and uses data for daily personal and business applications.As a CPU Synthesis Engineer your responsibilities include:Synthesis and Place and Route using industry standard tools for high speed CPU core designPerform all aspects of design flow from logic synthesis, place and route, FEV, power, timing, quality checks, and design closureDevelop strategies to deliver reproducible design convergence resultsHelp to create and refine synthesis flow for the project teamDevelop and recommend better design method practices to enable better synthesis convergenceThe ideal candidate will exhibit behavioral traits that demonstrate:Willingness to work with others in a highly complex decision spaceSkills at developing an implementation plan monitoring key indicators and communicating resource needs and scoping risk to deliver value on scheduleStrong communication and collaboration skills, including a willingness to work with others, to tolerate ambiguity and highly complex decision environments


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 schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess a Master's in Computer Engineering/Electrical Engineering or higher degree.

1+ years of experience in:

  • Computer architecture, including technical ownership/expertise relevant to some area in CPUs

  • Exposure to RTL Verilog, V2K, or SystemVerilog hardware languages

  • Modern energy-efficient/low-power logic design techniques, including those specifically applicable to high frequency optimization

  • High speed digital circuit design and verification on deep sub- micron processes

  • Industry standard circuit design tools, including schematic capture, logic synthesis, place and route, static timing analysis and design closure

  • Scripting in Perl, Python, Ruby, TCL, or some other scripting language

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Intel Architecture ISA and system architecture

  • Familiarity with circuit planning and physical layout

  • Research publications, patent filings, or other evidence of personal technical innovation

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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: 2022-05-08 Expires: 2022-06-09

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