CPU Core RTL Engineer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Intel XPU Architecture team is looking for a passionate and driven individual to help define and build the next generation of highly efficient XPU architectures for Intel. This individual will be a member of the CPU Hardware Microarchitecture team that work along with GPU architecture and software compiler engineers to build new XPU products.

This leadership position will be responsible to develop the technology and team for Hardware Microarchitecture/RTL design for the new CPU core. Responsibilities will also include: Spec/HW Microarchitectural specification creation and RTL development thru to tape-out, including quality in all aspects (performance, power, area, timing and functional convergence.

Behavioral traits that we are looking for:

  • Creative thinking, strong verbal and written communication skills, and clarity in technical communications.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, and an aptitude to learn new things quickly.
  • Proven ability to lead technical projects, working with multi-functional and cross-site groups.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills needed to form and build teams, attract, coach, and develop architects and engineers, and establish functional quality development processes.
  • Willing to work in a dynamic and team-oriented environment


Minimum skills and experience:

Must have a Masters in Electrical/ Computer Engineering or related fields with 5+ years of experience. Or a PhD in the same fields with 3+ years of experience.

Your experience should be in the following:

  • CPU Core, architecture and microarchitecture
  • Experience in one or more areas in fetch, branch prediction, load/store, out of order or execution units
  • Logic Design, System Verilog and debugging  
  • Experience with the overall system level architecture and bus interface protocols
  • Experience with solving architectural/timing issues with right tradeoffs between power, performance, and area


Preferred skills and experience:

  • Strong CPU microarchitecture knowledge on core system interface unit , interrupt architecture, Debug architecture (ARM, x86) ,bus interface protocols (AXI, APB)
  • Proven experience delivering high quality IP (RTL, Design, Validation)

Inside this Business Group

Intel Architecture, Graphics, and Software (IAGS) brings Intel's technical strategy to life. We have embraced the new reality of competing at a product and solution levelnot just a transistor one. We take pride in reshaping the status quo and thinking exponentially to achieve what's never been done before. We've also built a culture of continuous learning and persistent leadership that provides opportunities to practice until perfection and filter ambitious ideas into execution.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, Colorado:

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