Design Reliability Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

Design Reliability Engineers provide project management and product development support for integrated circuits. In this position, you will be part of a Pre-Si Q&R group supporting SOCs and Hard IPs on Intel Technology as well as External Foundry processes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Translating technology requirements on Intel and External Foundry process into actionable design and product qualification requirements in the area of process quality and reliability.
  • Assess risks associated with design/process marginalities on Intel and External Foundry process technologies.
  • Developing and executing pre-Si reliability assessments, analyzing results and working with post-Si product qualification to ensure all over product reliability.
  • Providing reliability risk assessments for a variety of circuits and products, considering scenarios, including, but not limited to, use conditions, new product features, performance enhancements.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Design, Product Q&R, Technology Development and Back End Test for the product qualification.
  • Working with process technology teams to identify and solve reliability roadblocks for pre-Si design and post-Si qualification milestones.
  • Drive problem resolution with partners from the design, technology development, architecture, and manufacturing for SOC and IP design.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Technical and analytical problem solving skills.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position.  Qualifications listed as preferred or additional will be considered a plus factor for applicants.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Physics with 5+ years of experience or a Ph.D. in  Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Physics with 2+ years of experience in at least one of the following:
    • Experience in technology development or VLSI circuit design, or product qualification.
    • Having worked through product design or post silicon qualification development cycles.
    • Experience in project management and overall knowledge of VLSI design flow, technology development and device physics.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Quality and Reliability aspects of a VLSI design, awareness of the respective implications of Q&R requirements to the product.

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.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Texas, Austin

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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