Intel 5G Modem RTL Design Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Join the NGS group as a RTL Design Engineer, and be responsible for 5G modem micro-architecture and design, including FPGA based prototyping. You will be involved in the development cycle, which includes participating in high-level product specifications, working closely with Algorithm and verification engineers, FPGA prototyping, and debugging of 5G modem design. Your specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with cross-functional teams and prepare/support IP functional validation tests for IP bring-up on actual FPGA development kits

  • Develop micro-architecture, and SystemVerilog RTL to meet size, timing specifications

  • Analyze, and identify bottlenecks in design and provide feedback on micro-architecture, pipelining, FPGA usage

  • Developing design, verification and validation tools and flows, as needed

  • Apply advanced techniques to achieve verification and validation with the highest quality, productivity, and time-to-market


  • BSEE or MSEE, with experience in ASIC development and/or FPGA prototyping

  • 7+ years of experience in RTL design using Verilog and/or SystemVerilog

  • Experience with VCS, Verdi, Spyglass or equivalent tools

  • Experience in partitioning, synthesis, placement, timing closure for FPGA and/or ASICs

  • Enjoy debugging, and problem solving in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Cellular WiMax, LTE, and/or other Physical layer WiFi, Ethernet technologies and embedded SW & HW design is a strong plus

  • Experience with lab debug, multi-team, multi-site working environment is a strong plus

  • Experience in RTL design with System Verilog/Verilog is a plus

  • Experience with Python, Perl, Tcl, C/C++ and shell scripts is a plus

  • Experience with ASIC synthesis flows, similar to Synopsys tool flow is a plus

Inside this Business Group

Communication & Devices Group: The wireless revolution at Intel! We are one team - passionate engineers and technologists from diverse industry backgrounds working together to realize a world of connected computing. We are bringing the best ideas from the brightest minds to deliver future mobile experiences into the market. We are on the journey towards making Intel a wireless leader with exciting products for the Internet of Things, 5G and an opportunity to change the world with your work.

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