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Intel Tapeout Technology Development Software Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Description

Join the Tapeout team and be a part of the Silicon Manufacturing chain at Intel. Tapeout is the first step in Silicon Manufacturing of all chips and technologies at Intel. Tapeout transforms the chip design to generate data for photomask fabrication and wafer inspection. This data transformation is the cross roads of Silicon Photolithograpy, Photomask Technology, Chip Design, and High Performance Computing.

This is a software engineering position with primary responsibilities to develop internal software applications that automate Tapeout compute activities. The software applications enable large scale distributed computing in engineering Linux and Windows environments. This includes the development of front end user interfaces, back end logic, CLIs, and database integration.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Linux or Windows software application development.

  • Software application requirements discovery, functional specification, and project planning using Agile and Waterfall methods.

  • Test plan development, review of testing data, application qualification, and application deployment.

  • Software integration of CAD tools and operational quality assurance.

This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a BS or MS degree in Computer Science or Information Management. A BS or MS degree in Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics with emphasis on Computer Science is also acceptable.

  • At the Bachelors level this U.S. position is open to U.S. Workers Only. A U.S. Worker is someone who is either a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident, or a person granted Refugee or Asylum status by the U.S. Government. At the bachelors level Intel will not sponsor a foreign national for this position.

  • At least 3 months of experience in requirement-gathering, database analysis, structuring and developing technical tools

  • At least 3 months of experience with project management, project planning, information systems management, and computer information systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Scripting languages such as Ruby, Python, Perl

  • Programming languages such as C , C#, VB, Java

  • Web Services, Javascript, and Json

  • Database architecture and languages including Oracle and SQL

  • Linux and Windows Operating systems and system functions

  • Physical design automation applications that run in a Linux* environment

  • Distributed computing and datacenter system architecture

  • Demonstrated capability to work with diverse technical groups to solve problem root causes and implement solutions

  • Mask tapeout, tapeout data manipulation, or design rule and/or tapeout related flow programming

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

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....