Intel SoC DFx Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

The HPC/AI/Custom HAC CPU team of the Scalable Performance CPU Development Group SDG is searching for an energetic and passionate DFx engineer to be part of a team passionate about DFx in our SOCs to deliver high quality products. You will mainly be focusing on the design and/or verification of DFT features of our SOCs.

Job Descriptions:

  • Defining DFX methodology for large SOC chips, implementation and verification.

  • Working in collaboration with design, implementation and other teams to ensure DFX are implementable.

  • You will also understand that relationships formed with other peers, teams, and organizations is key to success in SoC, package and system level test.

Direct Responsibilities:

  • Lead DFX architecture, design, implementation and verification on SOC.

  • Define design schedule for DFX features.

  • Work with DV team to enhance DV environment for DFX verification and validation.

  • Work with implementation team to develop timing constraints for DFX logic.

  • Developing working relationship with operation team to generate tester vectors.

  • Analyzes equipment to establish operation infrastructure, conducts experimental tests, and evaluates results.

  • Interact and drive vendor relationships to support development.

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

  • Ability to work effectively with both internal and external teams & customers is expected.

  • Ability to mentor other engineers and technically guide them.

  • Provide technical direction for other team members.

  • Experience with silicon which include processor cores and custom logic working together.

  • Strong problem solving/leadership skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Facilitator of direct and open communication, diversity of opinion, and debate.

  • The ability to work as an individual and as part of a team to deliver a product which is debug and test friendly starting from the creation of the spec, design, verification, and finally to productization.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Master’s Degree,, PhD or other related field of study

  • 2+ years of relevant experience in SOC/system design/verification or SOC/Package/Board debug and test.

  • Lead DFX implementation on complex SOC

  • Deep understanding of the following DFT features:

  • Scan design implementation and validation

  • ATPG compression scheme: TestKompress, DFTMAX Ultra, Optmizer

  • MBIST design, implementation and verification

  • High Speed IO Test

  • All aspects of boundary scan

  • LBIST design and validation

  • Extensive experience with designing/dealing with manufacturing test requirements.

  • Expertise in dealing with and designing complex IP's from different sources onto the same piece of silicon understanding debug and test requirements.

  • Understand system and package implications of the silicon design decisions.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Mentor BIST and SCAN insertion tools or equivalent.

  • Experience with design for test and debug, at Silicon, Multichip package and Board level

  • Experience with board design/debug and challenges

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.

Other Locations

US, California, Santa Clara

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