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Job ID: JR0033686
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Data Converter ADC/DAC Research Scientist

Job Description

Intel Labs is looking for a Research Scientist.  You will initiate the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research projects to fuel Intel's growth in the areas of computing, communication, technology and manufacturing and new business opportunity. You will investigate the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to potential inventions and products typically 7+ years prior to landing on a product roadmap. Plan and execute laboratory research. Maintain substantial knowledge of state of the art principles and theories, and contribute to scientific literature and conferences. May participate in development of intellectual property. May coordinate interdepartmental activities and research efforts.


Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in Electrical Engineering/ Computer Engineering with 2 years of experience. You will be focused on analog, mixed-signal and radio frequency circuit research and design including proof of concept test chip results showing the benefit of new advancements. You may be involved with intellectual property development, industry publications and conference presentations, sharing research findings with Intel product teams and industry overall.

The candidate will have experience designing analog to digital converters ADC or A/D or digital to analog converters DAC or D/A.  
•Architectural studies in literature with system analysis and simulation to define ADC/DAC architecture and subsystem specs. Theoretical knowledge of sampling theory and ADC/DAC non-idealities. Experience with one or more ADC/DAC architectures.
•Transistor level circuit design of comparators, DAC arrays, reference generation, clock distribution and all other analog circuitry in ADC/DAC subsystem comprehending element matching and process variation.
•Digital logic design for clocking, combinational, sequential, and state machine circuits.
•Behavioral modeling for mixed signal circuit simulation
•Ability to specify and oversee mask design layouts.
•Layout parasitic extracted simulation verification.
•Knowledge of ADC/DAC measurement circuits using lab equipment such as logic analyzer, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscope, etc...
•Write architecture reports, present circuit design reviews, and measurement reports. 

Preferred Qualifications:
•Digital design with SystemVerilog or Verilog including Verilog AMS and Verilog A modeling and development
•Knowledge of sigma delta modulation concepts
•Knowledge of one or more wireless communication standards WiFi, Bluetooth, WiGig, LTE, etc...
•Low-power wireless research lab experience in wireless transceiver circuit technologies is preferred.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs, the New Business Initiatives group (NBI), the Perceptual Computing Group and the New Devices Group (NDG). Additionally, New Devices Group and the New Business Initiatives group were combined into the New Business Group (NBG) which nests into NTG.

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