Structural (physical) Design Engineer

Intel
Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    JR0201524
Job Description

In this position you will be working as SoC Physical Design and Integration Engineer within the Xeon performance Group (XNE) in Design Engineer Group (DEG), developing a groundbreaking high-performance custom SoC.

This is a great opportunity to join a talented team, early in the product execution life-cycle, as we transition into design and execution (EXE).


In this role responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Look for system innovation to achieve performance across a broad scope of system components including computing (core/un-core), interconnect (on-die, on-MCP, off-MCP), silicon technologies, packaging, reliability and system software

  • Work with SoC physical design flow from high level design to synthesis, place and route, timing and power, to create a design database that is ready for manufacturing

  • Lead and mentor junior engineers in specific physical design domains

  • Guide and collaborate with partner domains like Logic, TFM, test, etc., to optimize for convergence

  • Deliver on-time and high-quality structural design database

  • Perform floor-planning and routing studies and implement logic synthesis and auto place and route for SoC blocks full chip and section level timing analysis

  • Evaluate low power techniques and power reduction opportunities

  • Perform clock distribution design and analysis

  • Perform power integrity and reliability analysis and verification

  • Perform functional equivalence verification

  • Drive technical activities of physical design during all phases of execution

  • Review and direct technical aspects of engagement with contingent workforce


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

  • Willingness to work independently and at different levels of abstraction

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, facilitating of direct and open communication and diversity of opinion and debate

  • Willingness to work effectively with both internal and external teams/customers

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • Willingness to mentor other engineers and technically guide them

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Willingness to work in a high performing team to deliver the results required from the organization

  • Willingness to work effectively with cross-site teams and stakeholders to achieve results for the organization


Qualifications

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.

Minimum Qualifications:


The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 4+ years of experience - OR - a Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science and 3+ years of experience in:

  • SoC/IP Physical Design

  • RLS

  • Floor planning and routing

  • Physical design convergence and tape-in

  • Circuit design and feasibility

  • Interconnect design and analysis

  • Computer micro-architecture, translation of architectural specification into physical domain

  • Layout design

  • RTL/Logic design (Verilog, VCS, etc.)


Preferred Qualifications:


3+ years of experience in:

  • Timing - strong timing fundamentals , understating of hierarchical/FC timing

  • Integration - exp with SS/SOC floor planning, pushdown top level constraints for SS/partitions, and assembly signoff flows for TI.

Inside this Business Group

Xeon and Networking Engineering (XNE) focuses on the development and integration of XEON and Networking SOC's and critical IP's sustain Intels Xeon and 5G networking roadmap.



Other Locations

US, Pennsylvania, Allentown


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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