DFT Engineer

San Diego, CA 92101
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Job Description

As a DFT Engineer you will join the Programmable Solution Group (PSG) and become part of the VLSI design team to develop digital IPs used in Intel's family of wireless communications SoC.

In this role you will:

  • Develops and supports design for test (DFT) structures.

  • Determines design for test approaches and develops DFT architecture.

  • Designs and verifies DFT structures for memories (MBIST), digital and analog circuitry.

  • Performs scan synthesis.

  • Creates, simulates and verifies automatic generated test patterns (ATPG).

  • Creates functional tests and corresponding test patterns. Knows about failure mechanisms in silicon production and creates test algorithms.

  • Supports silicon bring up of test patterns.

  • Performs diagnosis of test patterns on silicon and optimizes test time.


You must possess the 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. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications
5+ years of total experience in DFT design/validation using the industry tool flows

Preferred Qualifications
10+ years of total experience in DFT design and validation in advanced technology nodes

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, California, San Jose;US, California, Santa Clara

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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