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Job ID: JR0053521
Job Category: Contract Employee
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Intel Contract Employee

RF IC Physical Design Engineer - Intel Contract Employee

Job Description

This is an Intel contract employee ICE position with a contract employment period of 11 months with no relocation package or permanent visa sponsorship available.

As a Radio Frequency (RF) IC Physical Design Engineer, you would be responsible for creating bottoms-up elements of chip design including but not limited to FET, cell, and block-level custom layouts, FUB-level floor plans, abstract view generation, RC extraction and schematic-to-layout verification and debug using phases of physical design development including parasitic extraction, static timing, wire load models, clock generation, customer polygon editing, auto-place and route algorithms, floor planning, full-chip assembly, packaging, and verification.

In addition, you would be responsible for:
- Troubleshooting a wide variety up to and including difficult design issues and applied proactive intervention
- Scheduling, staffing, executing and verifying complex chips development and execution of project methodologies and/or flow developments
- Requires expansive knowledge and practical application of methodologies and physical/layout design.


You 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 relevant previous jobs and/or research experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related discipline, OR, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 7 years of RFIC circuit physical/layout design experience
  • Minimum 5 years of radio-frequency integrated circuit physical design experience including experience in both Cadence design flow 
  • Experience with foundry technology in 28nm nodes and below
  • Knowledge of layout of inductors, transformers and other passive devices
  • Must understand how to run extraction tools and how to use that feedback to guide physical design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Intel's advanced technology nodes
  • Experience with FinFET technology

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.

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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