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Intel Sr SoC Design Engineer in San Jose, California

Job Description

The PSG Technology and Pathfinding Group is responsible for silicon process and Package technology assessment, co-development, and co-optimization to ensure the FPGA products meeting the market requirements in terms of power, performance, and cost.

As a Senior SoC Design Engineer, you will:

  • Work as a highly proficient technical individual contributor to develop and evaluate methodologies and benchmarks suitable for silicon process power/performance assessment for FPGA.

  • Lead and participate path finding projects involving cross-functional and cross-BU teams including process technology development, product design, package, and business units.

  • Develop and lead test chips tape out to validate critical FPGA IPs and circuits to uncover yield issues to improve A0 quality.


The candidate’s minimum qualifications will include the following:

  • MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience.

  • Deep knowledge on CMOS device physics and experience with transistor and BEOL spice models for advanced processes (10nm, 7nm).

  • Hands-on experience on digital and analog circuit design/verification, knowledge on FPGA architecture is a plus.

  • Hands-on experience with industry EDA tools including Hspcie, Spectre, Finesim StarRC, and layout tools including Cadence Virtuoso, VXL. Experience with lynx, Scarlet, and genesis is a plus.

  • Highly proficient with script (Perl, Python, etc) skills.

Other Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Good knowledge on Design-Process Co-optimization for Transistor/Interconnect, RF/SRAM and Vmin.

  • Hans-on automation for building and analyzing large data sets, spice simulation and data analysis.

  • Experience in product design migration/scaling, floorplan options, Power/Performance trade-off

  • Hands-on experience with Intel FEM for process/product PPA analysis

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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