Intel Sr. Physical Design Engineer in Santa Clara, California

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced structural physical design Synth/APR engineer to work with a dynamic team designing Intel's next generation IP for High Performance Computing and Artificial Intelligence products.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Chip level floor-planning

  • RTL synthesis and APR using industry standard tools

  • Driving power, timing, and layout convergence of multiple designs

  • Debugging post-silicon circuit issues


BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other related field of study with a minimum of 6+ years of industry experience in SOC/IP physical design including:

  • Demonstrable experience in RLS

  • Demonstrable experience in floor planning and routing

  • Demonstrable experience in physical design convergence and tape-in

  • Circuit design and feasibility

  • Interconnect design and analysis

  • Computer micro-architecture - translation of architectural specification into physical domain

  • Layout design understanding

  • RTL/Logic design (Verilog, VCS, etc.)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical ability and problem solving skills

  • Proficient in Synthesis tools like Design Compiler, APR tools like ICC/Astro, Static timing tools like PrimeTime, in scripting PERL and/or TCL

  • Please be informed that Intel is proactively trying to find candidates for Designers and that this position may not be available at this time

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.

Other Locations

US, Massachusetts, Hudson;

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