SOC Power Design Engineer

San Jose, CA 95113
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Job Description

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches live. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge- that together will shape the future of technology.

The Programmable Solutions Group at Intel is building heterogeneous accelerator architectures with Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs). We help to accelerate the performance of workloads typically run in the Data Center and Edge by orders of magnitude. As a key member of Programmable Solution Group (PSG) power team, you will be responsible for all aspects of FPGA power analysis and optimization.

In the role of SOC Design Power Engineer, your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Conduct power and performance analysis, power model generation, and maintenance
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system level power optimization solutions
  • Provide power targets to design teams while serving as product power to meet business goals
  • Manage the flow development to enable efficient and accurate power analysis


Minimum qualifications are required 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.

Minimum Education Requirement

Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in digital design
  • 5+ years of experience in chip and system level power and performance tradeoff and optimization
  • 5+ years of experience in cycles of deep submicron product development, 18nm and below, from RTL to GDS
  • 5+ years of experience in power model generation, chip power management, and low power strategy
  • 5+ years of experience in power implementation and analysis tools such as DC, ICC, Redhawk, IR/EM, PTPX, UPF and Spice
  • 5+ years of experience on flow or tool development using Python/Perl/Tcl or C/C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • Expertise in power analysis and model generation
  • Experience on following protocols or domains: DDR, PCIe, Ethernet, HBM, ARM and FPGA
  • Experience in technical project execution

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

US, Texas, Austin

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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