Intel Place and Route Design Automation Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

As a Place and Route Design Automation Engineer, you will be work in the Product development solutions group located in Hillsboro Oregon. The right candidate will be involved in creating and supporting the latest design tools methods and flows for Intel most advanced processors combined with the latest processes. It a challenging role that requires innovation and creativity combined with a great team work experience.


  • Develop and test Engineering Design Automation tools, creates flows/scripts to analyze, and test design methodologies

  • Evaluate vendor practical capabilities to provide required products or services

  • Design, deploy, and test efficiency features of tools to achieve design goals

  • Design Automation Engineers are advocates of applying design methodologies to help execute projects effectively and successfully with high quality

  • Team work, enthusiasm, and ability to work on problems independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Bachelor’s or Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science

  • 5+ years of experience with Backend design tools Auto-Place and Route (APR)

  • Expertise with Vendor tools for Backend design. Ex: Synopsys ICC/ICC2, DC/DCE, Primetime

  • Expertise in back end design verification Sign-off tools and methods including Timing Analysis , Quality , Power, X-talk, etc

  • Strong programming experience in scripting languages such as Perl and Tcl and experience with C/C++ in a Linux* and/or UNIX* environment

  • Experience with standard cell based APR build flows including design convergence for power and timing optimization

  • Experience debugging at the tool and flow levels

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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