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Tapeout Technology Development (TTD) Operations Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Join the Tapeout team and be a part of the Silicon Manufacturing chain at Intel. Tapeout is the first step to NPI (New Product Introduction) and Silicon Manufacturing of all chips and technologies at Intel. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us-and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

This is an Engineering position responsible for configuring, processing, and quality checking tapeout projects that transform chip design data to mask data on all of Intel's silicon manufacturing processes.

The position involves project management across an integrated tapeout process, where the Product Engineer manages hardware resources, navigates software applications and technology specific process settings to release data sets to IMO for mask manufacturing.

The position involves technical quality checking of synthesized mask patterns relative to intended design drawings for various tapeout modules.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Defining Tapeout Manufacturing Assurance (TMA) plans that ensure success at final execution.

  • Managing, organizing, and planning all details of tapeout project (timing, resource needs, stakeholder alignment and communication).

  • Setting up and managing project automation, and executing product tapeouts to final transfer of data to Intel Mask Operations (IMO).

  • Responsible for continuous improvement of Product Engineer processes.

  • Responsible for project metric analysis to document product tapeout process of record, and improvement opportunities.

  • Engineering disposition of quality checks and data.

An ideal candidate must be willing to exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Effectively communicate, collaborate and align with team members and customers.

  • Willing to work well in a diverse and dynamic team environment.

  • Analytics and problem-solving skills to communicate complex data in a simple, actionable way.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in an efficient and organized manner.

  • Flexible to work with diverse technical groups to solve problem root causes and implement solutions

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! 

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today!

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.


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 would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research, and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess Bachelor's Degree in STEM aligned field of study (electrical, material science, physics, math, or similar engineering) with 5+ years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in one of the following:

  • Project management or project planning.

  • Chip design flow with emphasis on physical design. Chip physical design automation compute applications.

  • Semiconductor FAB Experience.

  • Windows and Linux operating systems including scripting languages.

  • Statistical data analysis and analysis tools.

  • Previous experience in the areas of mask data generation, design rule verification, or tapeout related flow programming would be an added advantage.

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: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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