ASIC EDA Tool Software QA Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

The Design Enablement ASIC Quality Assurance (QA) team is looking for qualified candidates to enhance our ASIC QA coverage for Process Design Kits (PDKs). These design kits provide collateral and flow customizations to enable Electronic Design Automation (EDA) ASIC tools and flows for the implementation and verification of silicon design products.

The selected candidate will be responsible for enhancing the QA methodology and testcases which validate the ASIC collateral across multiple processes, EDA tools, and flows to ensure high-quality delivery of ASIC kit content to customers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Enhancing QA methods for ASIC Design Kit collateral and design flows.

  • Testcase development and support of ASIC QA test scripts.

  • Analyzing and reporting Design Kit ASIC QA results.

  • Working closely with collateral developers to root-cause and resolve issues.


You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Qualifications

BS degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) with 4+ years of semiconductor industry experience OR MS in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) with 3+ years of semiconductor industry experience for ASIC design flows.

Experience with:

  • ASIC design flows from RTL to Silicon including Synthesis, APR, GDS, DRC, Parasitic Extraction (PEX) and Static Timing Analysis (STA).

  • Automated Place and Route (APR) tools including Synopsys Fusion Compiler and Cadence Innovus.

  • Extraction tools including Synopsys StarRC and Cadence Quantus.

  • Static Timing Analysis tools including Synopsys Primetime and Cadence Tempus.

  • Linux environment capabilities and Python scripting skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASIC Test case generation skills

  • Root cause analysis skills


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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 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

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

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