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Job ID: JR0042178
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Vertical Logic Design Engineer

Job Description

If you are passionate about seeing your ideas go from white board to billions of pieces of silicon, join Intel’s core design team in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Our goal: to build a revolutionary microprocessor core to power the future of computing at Intel and create experiences we have yet to dream up. We’re looking for micro-architecture, logic design and high-speed circuit design talent to help us reinvent the Core IP. Start the journey with us! 

As a CPU Vertical Logic Design Engineer your responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing multiple uarch, RTL, and circuit options to find the optimal synthesis design point considering power/performance/area/cost tradeoffs 
  • Synthesis/Place and Route using industry standard tools for high speed CPU core design. 
  • Developing functional block/unit RTL for architectural features and optimizing for power, area, and timing.
  • Develop and recommend better design methods/practices to enable better synthesis convergence.
  • Perform all aspects of design flow from logic synthesis, place and route, FEV, power, timing, quality checks.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with 6 years of relevant work experience, or M.S. in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering with 3 years of relevant work experience. Demonstrated success in synthesis logic block design on a complex high-speed project. Experience with industry or Intel equivalent integrated circuit design tools, including logic synthesis, place and route, static timing analysis, FEV, power, and design closure. Proficiency in reading and interpreting RTL. Scripting in an interpreted language, minimum TCL in addition to at least one other (e.g. Perl, Python, Ruby) As an ideal candidate, you exhibit the following behavioral traits that indicate your: Ability to use sound methods and data to test new ideas as well as the desire to have your own ideas be challenged by others. Willingness to work with others in a highly complex decision space. Ability to develop an implementation plan and monitor key indicators to deliver on schedule. Propensity to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Strong verbal and written communication and collaboration skills.

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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