Physical Design Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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Job Description

About the Organization:

Our organization is one of the core teams of Technology Research and Development BU at Intel. The team works on High Density, High Performance, Low Power SRAM, and other Memory designs to deliver custom physical designs on cutting-edge technology. We serve to technology certification of Intel process which needs problem-solving and risk-taking skills to make SRAM physical designs work.

About the job:

As Physical Design Engineer you'll be responsible for: Creates custom layouts bottoms-up elements of chip design including but not limited to FET, cell, and block-level custom layouts, Functional Unit Block (FUB) level floor plans, abstract view generation, RC extraction, and schematic to layout verification and debug using phases of physical design development including parasitic extraction, floor planning, full-chip assembly, and verification. Troubleshoots a wide variety up to and including difficult design issues and applied proactive intervention. Requires good knowledge and practical application of methodologies and physical design.

Important behavior traits we're looking for:

  • Outstanding leadership, communication, and influencing skills
  • Confidently represent teams in crucial project meetings and events
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Work well in a team environment


Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.

2+ years experience with the following:

  • Electronic circuit functionality and behaviors
  • Component design principles
  • Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS)
  • Very Large-Scale Integration (VLSI)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Custom layout design skills (SRAM, Register File, Analog)
  • Hierarchical Layout planning and integration skills.
  • Programming skills at least of these: Tcl, SKILL, Perl, Python
  • ICV/Calibre runset verification flow skills.
  • Knowledge of CAD layout software (Cadence Virtuoso VXL and ICC2 layout tools)
  • Knowledge in Unix/Linux operating systems




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

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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