SOC Design Engineer

Austin, TX 78701
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Job Description
In this role responsibilities include, although not limited to:
  • Validating design and micro-architectural implementation and assumptions
  • Performing all aspects of the SoC logic/validation design flow
  • Performing definition, design, and verification for SoC (System on a Chip) development through simulation and possibly emulation
  • Creating, enhancing, or supporting software tools to improve validation quality
  • Automating validation tasks in order to complete the CPU in the most efficient fashion possible

Additional responsibilities may include:

  • Performing logic design for integration of cell libraries, functional units and subsystems into SoC full chip designs, Register Transfer Level coding, simulation and validation of functional quality for SoCs

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Methodical problem solving skills
  • Willingness to multitask
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work in dynamic and team oriented environment


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.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering Computer Science and experience in:

  • Silicon design

  • Completed computer architecture, logic and circuits class. 

  • Synthesis and silicon layout

  • Python, Java or C programming language

  • 3.5 GPA or higher in major

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical internship
  • Experience with Synopsys tools such as Fusion Compiler, ICC2, Primetime or Cadance

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intels products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moores Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intels engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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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