SoC Design Engineering Lead

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Do you love to solve technical challenges that no one has solved yet? Do you enjoy working with cross functional teams to deliver IP/SoC solutions for products that impact customers lives? If so, Come join us to do something wonderful. As part of the Intel Programmable Solutions Group Team, you will:

  • Be a part of a fast-moving, challenging and hard-working team that delivers world class FPGA solutions.

  • Help to develop the best-in-class techniques to aid in designing highly configurable ASIC/SoC designs that have the best performance and lowest power consumption using latest manufacturing technologies.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Architecture exploration and documentation

  • Micro-architecture development and documentation

  • RTL development using Verilog, System Verilog

  • Lint, Clock Domain Crossing (CDC), Synthesis, and Power Optimization

  • Soft and hard IP identification, selection and integration

  • Collaboration with verification teams in test plan development and debug

  • Collaboration with implementation team to close the design on area, timing, and power

In addition to the qualifications listed below the ideal candidate will also have:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Effective team player with continuous learning mindset

  • Willingness to balance multiple tasks and work with cross-GEO teams.

  •  Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and have as much fun and growth as possible in the process

  • Skills to collaborate with and influence stakeholder teams such as Architecture, Verification, Structural Design, Design for Test/Debug, and Firmware/Software


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through schoolwork, classes, project work, internships, and/or military experience. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years of experience inclusive of:

  • Micro-architecture and RTL Design experience

  • Experience in a technical leadership role with responsibility for developing a SoC design

  • Experience in various phases of SoC development (such as micro-architecture definition, Verilog RTL coding, quality checks/flows such as Lint, CDC/RDC, UPF/VCLP/NLP, PowerArtist/PTPX, simulation debug and bug-fixes, timing fixes, netlist ECOs, floor-planning, and post-silicon debug)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with one or more of AES Engine, SerDes, PCIE, Ethernet, AXI

  • 3+ years of experience in a technical leadership role with responsibility for developing a SoC design

  • 3+ years of experience in all phases of SoC development

  • Masters or PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

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:

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