Software Engineer

Hillsboro, OR 97123
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About the team:

Youll be part of Advanced Design (AD) within Design Enablement organization (DE). The team works in close collaboration with our partners in process technology and design teams spanning CPU, Graphics, Networking, and Servers. The primary focus of the team is to accurately predict the impact of process changes on density scaling and power, performance metrics through Test Chips. Test chips are based on both Intel IP and external industry standard IP.

About the role:
We're looking for a software engineer to develop software for library development and automation. The candidate will have the opportunity to work with a group of talented software developers and circuit, process, and design rule engineers to develop crucial software tools using state of art software including Machine Learning with cutting-edge process technologies.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Develop software to automate layout and/or schematic to generate library collaterals
  • Develop validation tools/flows
  • Development software to do data analysis on library development and validation
  • Develop analog parameterize cells (PCells/PyCells)
  • Collaborate with and provide layout feedback to designers and process engineers

Behavior traits:

  • Communication skills (both oral and written)

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.


You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:
BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline. Must have the required degree by May 2022.

6+ months of experience in one of the following areas:

  • Python, Shell Scripting
  • UNIX/Linux
  • VLSI design
  • Familiar with one of CAD tools from Cadence (Virtuoso, and its scripting language SKILL), Synopsys (Custom Designer, IC Validator) and Mentor (Calibre)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PCell or PyCell design
  • Experience in CAD development flow
  • Hands-on foundry experience and expertise in developing PDK
  • Possess an understanding of technology design rules, circuit design knowledge


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;US, California, Santa Clara

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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Software Engineer
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