Intel CAD Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

As a member of the Advanced Design group in Logic Technology Development (LTD), you will be responsible for the development and support of computer-aided design (CAD) automation tools used in the construction of technology lead vehicle Test Chips and reference designs.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Development and support of CAD software/flows that automate: design environment, database, parasitic extraction, reliability verification, timing analysis, physical design of critical digital and analog circuit blocks.

  • Explore advanced automation capability to support next generation technology.

  • Participate in PDK development and tool certification for client/server/SOC products.

  • Drive and implement efficiency to existing automation, tools and methodology.

  • Support digital, analog, STD cell and Template designs with focus on efficiency and user productivity.

  • Collaborating with Process and Tool developers to define and improve design / tool interactions.

  • Troubleshoot infrastructure, design tools/flows and verification issues.

A successful candidate should possess the below behavioral traits:

  • Attention to details and discipline in following defined methodologies.

  • Highly motivated individual with a 'can-do' attitude, willingness to take informed risks in order to achieve desired team goals.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Minimum Requirements:

You must possess a Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Material Science and Computer Science.

At least 3 months of experience with:

  • Design automation, software, and with Unix.

  • Multiple programming languages, including but not limited to C, C++, Perl, Tcl, Python.

  • In VLSI and ASIC design

  • Cadence design framework and synchronicity.

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrate experience with standard EDA tools from Synopsys, Cadence and others.

  • Demonstrate experience using Synopsys/Cadence Virtuoso tool suite, and/or layout verification/synthesis tools.

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 and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

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