Intel IP Structural Design Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

Component Design Engineers are responsible for the design and development of electronic components. Responsibilities may include:

  • Design of chip layout circuit design, circuit checking, device evaluation and characterization Documentation of specifications, prototype construction and checkout, modification

  • Evaluation of semiconductor devices and components

  • Performing developmental and/or test work

  • Reviewing product requirements and logic diagrams

  • Planning and organizing design projects or phases of design projects

  • Respond to customer/client requests or events as they occur

  • Develop solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgement


You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/or work experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor, Master, or PhD Degree in Electronics, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or related field

5+ years of hands-on experience with digital design backend tools such as:

  • Design Compiler, IC Compiler2, PrimeTime and other sign-off tools

  • Complex SoCs Understanding of CTS

  • Different clocking techniques in ICC for skew and delay balancing, multiple clock complexity

  • PnR congestion analysis

  • Analysis and resolving floor planning issues

  • UPF Low power design techniques

  • Understanding and hand-on experience of digital design sign-off tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Participant in multiple complete rtl2gds2 implementations in block or full-chip level

  • Strong scripting ability in TCL, Perl and shell

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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