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E-core Design Automation Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States| Hillsboro, Oregon, United States Job ID JR0253467 Job Category Silicon Hardware Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

Do Something Wonderful!

Are you ready to be part of one of the most advanced CPU teams in the world?  Then this is your opportunity to become a member of the E-core CPU team and make an impact on the future of computing.  As a member you will be part of a team responsible for the development of state-of-the-art low power, high performance microprocessors at Intel.

Intel has a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person.  The E-core CPU is a key part of the vision with a team that is powered by some of the brightest and most innovative minds in the industry.  We are designing future generations of high-performance E-core CPUs using the most advanced and innovative process technologies. This industry leading performance per watt CPU helps power the latest generation of Intel laptops and desktops, 5G base stations, micro-servers and other Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning devices. If you are looking to grow and develop your skillsets while be surrounded by highly motivated and knowledgeable teammates, then this is the organization for you.

As part of the E-Core Design Automation team, you will be supporting the design and development  of low power, high performance microprocessors at Intel.  In this visible, multi-functional role, you will be part of a high-functioning and diverse Front End CAD team that defines, develops, tests and supports RTL and Verification CAD tool flows such as RTL simulation, emulation and CI/CD for behavioral models. 

This multi-disciplinary team consistently pushes the edge of technology and adopts best-in-class automation practices to allow for smooth RTL and Verification development of our complex microprocessors. If you are someone with great software skills, good problem solving capabilities and exemplary engineering curiosity, this is your opportunity to apply those skills in aiding the development of microprocessor designs that are an essential part of the current and future Intel microprocessors. Some of the responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to: 

  • Develop and maintain flows, scripts and systems around the RTL and Verification development work cycle like RTL simulators, Low-Power checkers, Coverage etc.

  • Solve complex inter-domain problems in the environment that straddle CAD vendor tools, automation flows, RTL/Verification design and cloud infrastructure.

  • Work with the Intel cloud team for most efficient compute scaling and utilization for the billions of simulation cycles being run.

  • Using big-data and analytics platforms like Splunk to provide relevant data and visualizations for design environment efficiency. 

  • Continuously innovate to implement state-of-the-art strategies including ML/AI to improve our automation infrastructure.

Successful candidates would have the attributes below:

  • Strong collaboration, teamwork, and interaction skills.  

  • Excellent communicator who can accurately assess and describe issues to management and technical peers, following solutions through to completion.

  • Willing to work in a fast-paced and innovative team environment.


Minimum qualifications are required 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. Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research. This is an entry level job and will be compensated accordingly.

What we need to see (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering or any STEM related degree with 3+ years of experience or master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering or any STEM related degree

  • Programming/scripting skills in Perl or Python or C/C++

  • (OR)

  • Hardware description languages (Verilog, System Verilog) and RTL/Verification tools (VCS, Questasim etc)

  • Working knowledge for Software engineering.

  • Working knowledge of Linux including shell scripting (e.g. csh, bash)

How to Stand out (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Experience with one or more of the following:

    • Hardware description languages (Verilog, System Verilog) and RTL/Validation tools (VCS, Questasim etc)

    • Dev-Ops

    • Machine-learning.

  • Design automation experience with mix of software and hardware skills suitable for the design and debug of state-of-the-art microprocessors. 

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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