Intel RSD - PCB Layout Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

In this position, you will responsible for the design and development of complex printed circuit boards and/or subsystems for Intel Silicon Photonics products and sub-component verification. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to: Performing layout and routing studies that lead to cost reduction, design solutions, improvements in manufacturability and reduced time to market TTM. Placing and routing complex, high speed, multi-layer circuit boards Developing Layout BKMs. Creating documentation. Understanding of layout requirement for high speed signals. Understanding of mechanical requirements-Interfacing with design engineers, manufacturing engineers, signal integrity engineers, architect and/or technologists, purchasing personnel, onshore and offshore PCB manufactures and assembly houses for the successful board completion. Generating all outputs required for fabrication of board -Providing feedback on board partitioning, and recommending design changes.Driving state of the art technologies into Intel board development. Pilot new tools and give feedback.Build and maintain library for general layout guidelines


BS with 4+ years or MS with 3+ years of relevant experience

Knowledge of board design process, at least 4 years of experience in PCB layout, and competency in industrial CAD toolset for Printed Circuit Boards PCB design such as Cadence*.

Additional qualifications include:

Knowledge in Electrical Circuits desirable-knowledge of transmission line theory impedance control, skew, crosstalk etc. and high-speed Printed Circuit Boards PCB design desirable

Experience with signal integrity, EMI* design issues, Cadence* or MentorGraphics* schematic capture tools, Cadence* Allegro* and Constraint Manager* layout tools.

Good understanding of PCB manufacturing process.

Highly desirable familiarity with HVM off-shore board fabrication houses and their technology limitations to comprehend during board design/layout

Good verbal and written communication skills are required, as is a highly disciplined approach to problem solving

Must be a self-starter capable of working with minimal supervision in a team

Knowledge of Windows* and UNIX* platforms, Perl would be an added advantage

Experience with Microsoft* Office* tool suite

Intel® Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration. Since announcing the world’s first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors and higher speeds, from 100G today to 400G and beyond tomorrow. We are looking for great talent to accelerate this journey, so if you are interested in joining our leading organization, then we want to hear from you

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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