Physical Design CAD Engineer

Folsom, CA 95630
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Job Description

If you are passionate about computer graphics and working with leading graphics engineers on Intel's latest GPU/CPU architectures, then our Graphics and Throughput Computing Hardware Engineering (GTCHE) Team has opportunities for you. In GTCHE, we are passionate about delivering best-in-class visual experiences that enable users to immerse themselves in a new visual future.  The Visual and Machine Learning IP team is within GTCHE delivering discrete and integrated graphics IPs to the client and datacenter markets.

This position is part of a world class IP physical design team developing groundbreaking high-performance GFX targeting High End Graphics, Gaming, Artificial Intelligence, Media processing, and other applications.  This is a great opportunity to join a talented team, early in the product lifecycle and will include lots of innovation in RTL2GDSII implementation of multi-million gate designs in advanced process nodes, both internal and external.  Bring your expertise to us!

As a senior-level Physical Design CAD Engineer your responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

Defining and instrumenting Methodology on a wide range of implementation flows, including:

  • ML/AI capabilities (in-house, and external) for improved PPA optimization of Gfx silicon products

  • SD implementation with latest EDA tools (Fusion, Innovus)

  • DFT, Scan Insertion, and coverage analysis

  • Floorplanning with ICC2-DP and internal FP solutions

  • Multiple Power Domain implementation using standard Power Formats UPF/CPF

  • Place and Route and clock tree synthesis

  • Post-Route flows using well-formulated recipes for best-in-class power and performance

As Well As

  • Engaging closely with design teams on complex IPs to understand the design and convergence challenges, to formulate suitable implementation recipes with a focus on PPA and TAT optimizations

  • Working with 3rd party EDA vendors to resolve tool/flow issues, drive improvements and innovation in design convergence through deployment of next-gen capabilities

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits that indicate:

  • Self-motivator with strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to mentor junior designers

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication

  • Ability to provide technical direction, and work collaboratively within a team and influence project execution and methodology


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical / Electronics, or Computer Engineering with 4+ years of relevant experience, as defined below

Experience Must Be in One, or More, of The Following:

  • Demonstrated capability in methodology development and design enablement of complex multi-million gate designs, in areas of Synthesis, Floor-planning, Power-planning, Placement, CTS and Routing

  • Static Timing Analysis (STA) and signoff quality checks

  • In-depth knowledge of industry standard EDA tools (Synthesis, Floorplanning, PnR) and ASIC design flow

  • Multi-voltage scenarios design handling knowledge

  • Proficiency in scripting language, such as Perl/Tcl

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS in Electrical / Electronics, or Computer Engineering

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, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;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:

We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here
Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility.  Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.  Find information and request accommodation here

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