Job Description: In this role, the Senior Digital IC Design Engineer will be part of team contributing to Silicon Photonics Solution Group's mission to transform and lead datacenter connectivity and enable Intel's differentiation in the networking space. As senior Engineer, the individual will be involved in developing key digital & mixed signal designs from architecture to product. Responsibilities will include driving system specifications, defining digital circuit architectures and enabling designs meeting power, performance and cost for next generation optical interconnects. As part of the team developing key components the engineer must be able to work collaboratively leading block level development. equipment and other hardware systems. Determines creative design approaches and parameters. Analyzes equipment to establish operating data. Conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. Applies and uses independent evaluation to selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability. Evaluates practical capability of vendor to support product development.Minimum QualificationsThe ideal candidate should have MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. 10+ years of experience in SERDES / High Speed Digital Development.Able to design through various phases of the ASIC/SOC digital design process - Product definition, Architecture, RTL design using Verilog, system Verilog, verification, syntheses, P&R and STA, Test bench development, Functional verification, Timing analysis, Power consumption and power integrity analysis, Guiding the physical design and DFT efforts for your designs Must be hands-on and possess solid design and architecture experience for chip and system definition, low power design techniques, multiple power domain design, clock gating, multi VT design, DFx, CPF and CDC tools. Support product validation, ATE test and QUAL teams during high volume ramp-up.Deep knowledge of CMOS/BiCMOS Process . Experience with integrated analog mixed signal designs. Good understanding of low noise PLL, Clocking and data recovery architectures. Good understanding of Signal Integrity and Channel modeling. Experienced with Digital and Mixed signal design flow using Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor tools. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Preferred QualificationDesign and verification of complex digital blocksUnderstanding of the complete digital design flow - from specification to siliconVerification of mixed signal systems - including behavioral modeling and UVMUnderstanding of digital communications, high speed serial links and video transportDevelopment of digital signal processing functionsSilicon bring-up in the labExperience with Modulation techniques such as NRZ/PAM4 SERDES and system standards such as CAUI-4 or OIF-25G-VSR. Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a cross functional team are musts. Understanding of the complete digital design flow and ability to drive sound design methodology is valued. The position offers excellent opportunities for development.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.