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Job ID: JR0040871
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: College Grad

Product Development Engineer

Job Description

Come with Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG), ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp.

Responsible for ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp. Make significant contributions to design, development and validation of testability circuits. Evaluation, development and debug of complex test methods. Develops and debugs complex software programs to convert design validation vectors and drive complex test equipment. Creates and tests validation and production test hardware solutions. Tests, validates, modifies and redesigns circuits to guarantee component margin to specification. Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis and bin split capability. Analyzes early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities. Creates and applies concepts for optimizing component production relative to both quality and cost constraints. Autonomously plans and schedules own daily tasks, develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

Responsibilities may be quite diverse in a technical nature and will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the role, U.S. experience and education requirements.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Motivated, self-directed and able to work effectively both independently and in a team.
  • Good planning skills.


The candidate must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must have a  Master’s in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with a strong interest in semiconductor manufacturing, test, and/or design- Strong motivation for product development and post silicon troubleshooting, including hands-on experience with schematics, layout, silicon debug, data analysis and ability to make quick data-based decisions.:

Minimum of 6 months experience in the following areas:

  • Digital/Analog circuits, IC manufacturing flow and process technology.
  • Knowledge in semiconductor validation, debug and testing is a plus- Well versed with DFT methodologies: Scan, ATPG, Memory test, IO testing- Knowledge or Course work on multi-chip fault isolation models and test algorithms-Strong data analysis and problem solving skills, strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to lead project involving cross functional teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in following areas is a plus:
  •  High Speed Serial Interfaces HSSI, Bin Split Methodology/Validation and FPGA experience.

Knowledge in semiconductor validation, debug and testing is a plus  

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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