Product Development Engineer

Intel
Folsom, CA 95630
  • Job Code
    JR0195232
Job Description

The Manufacturing Product Engineerings SOC team is looking for a Product Development Engineer (PDE) who is passionate about working on the leading-edge products, debugging and solving technical issues and delivering the best products in the market to the customer. You would be responsible for ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp. This could include evaluation, development and debug of test methods. Creating and testing validation and production test hardware solutions. Analyzing and evaluating component specification versus performance to ensure optimal yield while delivering to test time and quality goals. Analyzing early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities. Creating innovative solutions to optimize quality and cost constraints.

As a PDE you will need to collaborate worldwide with cross-functional teams including design, validation, software, high volume manufacturing (HVM) and fabs, to develop, deliver and validate functional, analog and structural test content for Client Chipset/SOC products. During post Si engagement close collaborations is needed with system, Silicon Bench Validation and Test teams to identify and close production issues.

In this role, PDE may be part of a team that supports system and/or electrical validation. It requires both pre and post Si engagement to ensure design and test content robustness, ultimately delivering highest quality products to customers. In some cases, working with content, Basic Input Output System (BIOS), automation teams to develop manufacturing test solutions and its deployment to high volume factories. PDE may be supporting part of Platform Control Hub (PCH) team in charge of electrical validation of latest and greatest High Speed IO technologies.

An ideal candidate should demonstrate:

  • The ability to work cross-functional team environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Strong problem solving and prioritization ability


Qualifications

You must possess the below 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Education:


Candidate must have a Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Compuer Science or a related field OR Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field with 3+ years of industry experience


Minimum Qualifications:

6+ months experience in the following:

  • Development and debug of test patterns in at least one area of Cache, IO, Functional and Scan to support component debug, validation, characterization, and production test

  • Automated Test Equipment (ATE) test program and debug experience

  • Experience with Automated Test Equipment (ATE) or system level debug of chipsets and/or CPUs

  • Post-Si testing and validation on package interfaces

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DFT, hardware testing methods and tools

  • Silicon debug and characterization of new Ips (EG: PCIe Gen4/5, SATA etc.) including working with platform and system level validation teams to identify and close silicon issues

  • Debug and validation experience of mixed (analog/digital) circuitry

  • Pre-Si validation of test content at IP and full chip level, including test writing and simulating

  • Analysis and disposition of early customer returns to drive understanding of design marginalities or develop test content to screen these units where needed

  • Experience in cost reduction, or quality improvement efforts, on Class or Wafer Sort tests

  • Familiar with statistical analysis

  • Bench design validation using oscilloscope and Bit Error Rate Tester (BERT)

  • Basic Python, Perl or C scripting

  • Manufacturing flow experience

  • Semiconductor device physics and overall semiconductor testing

  • Lean/Agile, Lean Six Sigma or other process improvement tool experience

Inside this Business Group

Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) is responsible for test development across product segments, supporting 95% of Intel's revenue. We deliver comprehensive pre-production test suites and component/physical debug capabilities to enable high quality, high volume manufacturing.


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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