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Job ID: JR0045308
Job Category: Engineering Support
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: College Grad

Research Scientist

Job Description
  • Low-Power Circuits Technology Research group in Intel Labs is looking for a self-driven college graduate in the area of low-power mixed-signal VLSI circuit design. The candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team to research and develop innovative energy-efficient circuits and systems for on-die memory, adaptive and resilient designs, clocking, power management techniques, and low-power circuits for machine learning/sensors applications. In this role, the candidate will work on the research as well as proof-of-concept design of complex low-power mixed-signal circuits on latest silicon processes. The candidate will do detailed simulations/analysis to advance design metrics like speed, power, and/or area.
  • Furthermore, the candidate will drive test-chip layout work, and conduct post-Si testing and characterization in order to successfully demonstrate the technology on silicon prototype. The candidate may work closely with other business groups within Intel to transfer new technologies into products and provide necessary documentation/training to enable a successful product integration. The candidate may also participate in the development of intellectual property and lead future research efforts.

Come and join our team!


You must possess the 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. Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, military training, and/ or work experience. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Requirements:

  • The candidate must have a PhD degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or any related field.

Minimum 1 year of experience in the following:

  • Mixed-Signal Circuit Design.           
  • Standard CAD tools for circuit simulation and design

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge / Experience with:

  • Experience in advanced silicon process taking design from circuit to silicon prototype 
  • Experience in commercial RTL/Synthesis/AP R design flow.

The ideal candidate should exhibit behavioral traits:

o        Strong written and verbal communication skills         

o        Ability to work independently, being energetic and fast learner, and being able to work in ambiguous environment.

Inside this Business Group

Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.
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