Compact Modeling Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

About the team:

At Intel, Design Enablement (DE) is one of the key pillars enabling Intel to deliver winning products in the marketplace.  As a member of DE / Definition and Modeling Team, you will be at the forefront of co-optimizing Intel's state-of-the-art process technology with diverse design needs in order to enable best-in-class products in data-centric world. Tech Definition and Modeling Team serves as the design interface with the process development team, working out key design/process interactions for all new Intel processes. You will be responsible for defining, analyzing and driving Intel's logic design rules in robust and efficient manner.

About the role:

This position involves developing and maintaining various spice modeling extraction, quality and performance evaluation tools, while working in a highly interactive team environment with the following responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain compact device models in internal and external circuit simulation tools
  • Devise methodologies to extract spice model parameters from i-v and c-v data for developing semiconductor processes
  • Work closely with technology development and design teams who use or develop circuit tools, compact models, and process files

Important behavior trait we look for:

  • Inter-personal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team/support environment
  • Ability to be cognitively flexible and agile to maintain a fast-changing software environment

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly


You must possess 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Computer Engineering with an emphasis in device physics with at least 2 years of experience in device modeling. PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with an emphasis in device physics.

  • Object-oriented programing (OOP), C++ programming
  • Parallel programming
  • Software design and modeling

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate level courses or projects relevant to device simulation, transistor modeling/design, circuit simulation, and/or compact model development
  • Python programming
  • Core Agile practices: Unit-testing, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming
  • TCAD


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 Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

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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