Intel SoC Design Engineer in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Do you want to collaborate with the best minds in the world? Do you love the idea of directly impacting Intel's future CPU generation(s)? Can you bring your high-performance CPU design experience and help us reach the next level? Are you experienced in design implementation in state of the art process technologies?

We are a trusted, creative SoC design team delivering 5G network communications products. The Scalable Performance CPU Development Group (SDG) is building the next generation of CPU's that fuel Intel's growth in Data Center and will make a significant impact to the "virtuous growth cycle." SDG is looking for an experienced and extraordinary SoC Design Engineer to join our elite engineering team.

You will collaborate with architects and logic designers in evaluating implementation details of complex design features. You will support all facets of the SoC design flow from high-level design through synthesis, place and route, timing analysis and power reduction. You will be a key contributor for building a design database that has completed sign-off flows and is ready for manufacturing.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • IP Family and/or block-level floor planning

  • Power supply and power grid planning and analysis

  • Logic synthesis of design blocks

  • Formal Equivalence Verification (FEV)

  • Clocking network planning and analysis

  • Auto Place-and-Route (APR) using Synopsys ICC tools

  • Timing verification using Synopsys PrimeTime

  • Physical verification - Layout vs. Schematic (LVS), Design Rule Checks (DRC), Electrical Rule Checks (ERC), and Design for Manufacturability checks (DFM)

  • Reliability Verification

  • Debug and resolution of integration issues at parent level

  • Completion of design reviews and design signoff flows

  • Assist in the preparation of the full-chip layout design database for introduction to manufacturing


  • BSEE, BSCS, BSCE or related degree

  • 5+ years of experience (ex. in physical design convergence from logic synthesis to layout verification).

  • Experience with EDA tool like Design Complier, ICC, ICC2, Primetime, Red hawk and Formality

  • Experience with digital design and circuit theory.

  • Experience with scripting languages like Perl and/or Tcl

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSEE, MSCS, MSCE or related degree preferred

Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

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