Physical Design Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description

About the Organization:

You will be part of Intel Advanced Design Organization (AD) within Design Enablement (DE) focused on pathfinding and development of advanced memory technology and circuits to enable best-in-class memory collateral/IP and product design across all generations of Intel process technology.

About the role:

You will be involved in deep sub-micron IC physical design in Intel's leading process technology, creating and implementing competitive solutions with Intel's PROM circuit technology for use in mobile, IOT, client, and server segments.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Hard IP physical design planning
  • Implementation and verification, as well as managing layout development
  • Clear documentation, and communication regarding Hard IP
  • Managing and delivering various project/product requests
  • Knowledge in Reliability verification (RV)

Important behavior traits we look for:

  • Clear documentation and communication skills: thorough concise, effective documentation of provided solutions is expected, as well as timely communication with customers, and careful consideration of customer requests.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in EE/CE or related STEM major with 3+ years experience in semiconductor industry OR Master's degree in EE/CE or related STEM major with 2+ years experience.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Digital integrated design circuits
  • Layout verification
  • Static timing analysis


  • Analog mixed-signal circuits (AMS)
  • Knowledge of layout, strategies, and techniques to minimize variance, noise, and maximize reliability
  • Cadence Virtuoso
  • Knowledge of deep sub-micron integrated circuit (IC) layout design and verification principles, especially as it applies to memory arrays
  • Experience in scripting languages such as (perl, tcl, python, SKILL, etc.)
  • Knowledge of design synthesis Design Compiler (DC), and Integrated Circuit Compiler (ICC), and mixed design implementation (synthesis with Hard IP)


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, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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