Structural Design Designer

Santa Clara, CA 95050
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Job Description

The Xeon Engineering Group (XEG) Group is searching for an energetic and driven physical design team member to tackle the planning, design, and verification of design components underlying Xeon-class SOCs on cutting-edge process nodes.

Participates in the definition, specification, design verification and documentation for SoC (System on a Chip) component development, specifically targeted to the server class designs. Defines module interfaces and formats for simulation. Performs Logic design for integration of cell libraries, functional units and subsystems into SoC full chip designs. Register Transfer Language (RTL) coding and simulation for SoCs. Contributes to the development of multidimensional designs involving the layout of complex integrated circuits. Performs all aspects of the SoC design flow from high level design to synthesis place and route timing and power, to create a design database that is ready for manufacturing.

The ideal candidate will be able to consistently demonstrate the following behaviors:

  • Ability to work effectively with both internal and external teams/customers
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with peer engineers and seasoned experts for both personal and team improvement
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working in a high-performing team to deliver the results required from the organization
  • Comfortable with direct and open communication, diversity of opinion, and constructive debate
  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team to deliver a product starting from establishment of design specs and through design verification and tape out qualification


Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or other related field with 3+ years of relevant experience in SOC / system design/verification. OR MS degree:

Your experience must include the following:

  • Experience in Silicon-based product development
  • Experience with design dealing with various types of external interfaces like DDR PCIe or similar
  • Expertise in coordinating with and designing complex IPs from different sources and integrating into the same SOC

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ASIC-based designs
  • Experience implementing new flows based on industry standard tools
  • Experience implementing and working with multiple fabs and technology nodes
  • RTL coding experience
  • Automation and coding skills
  • Understanding system and package implications of the silicon design decisions

Inside this Business Group

Xeon Performance Group (XPG) delivers custom server SoC design solutions to our data center customers. It is chartered to deliver data centric silicon that is high-performing, cost-effective, high-quality, and on schedule in way that increases market share and drives the best solutions for our customers.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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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