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CPU Logic Design Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States| Hillsboro, Oregon, United States Job ID JR0260170 Job Category Silicon Hardware Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

This position is with the All Cores Engineering Group (ACE) E-Core team. The E-Core team is chartered with designing Intel's leading power efficient processors using the most advanced and innovative process technologies. The processors conceived, designed and developed by the team directly contributes to Intel's leading processors used to create integrated hardware and software solutions such as processors, chipsets, graphics processors, motherboards, and networking components that deliver capabilities for security, manageability, performance, and energy efficiency.

As an RTL Design Engineer your responsibilities include:

  • Developing, designing, and delivering RTL for a high performance-power/area efficient CPU IP.
  • Analyzing multiple micro-architectures and implementation options to find the optimal design point considering power/performance/area/cost tradeoffs.
  • Developing a functional block/unit RTL model, then integrating and validating, planning and directing physical implementation and block integration.

Behavior skills we are looking for:

  • Skilled at using sound methods and data to test new ideas as well as the desire to have your own ideas be challenged by others.
  • Skills to develop an implementation plan, monitor key indicators, and adjust resources and scope to deliver value on schedule.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and collaboration skills.


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.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidate must have a Bachelors in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field and 1+ year of experience or Masters in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

Experience in:

  • Knowledge of Computer Architecture
  • RTL Verilog or System Verilog with a working knowledge of hardware modeling issues and logic debug environments.
  • Modern energy-efficient/low-power logic design techniques, including those specifically applicable to high frequency optimization.
  • Scripting in at least one of the following interpreted language (e.g. TCL, Perl, Python, Ruby)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Intel Architecture ISA and system architecture, including x86 assembly language.
  • Experience with high speed circuit design and optimization for data path, circuits and/or arrays.
  • Familiarity with circuit planning and timing convergence.

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intel’s products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moore’s Law and groundbreaking innovations.  DEG is Intel’s engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams.  As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

Other Locations

US, Hillsboro

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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