Intel Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration and is part of The Connectivity Group which is at the heart of Intel's transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. Since announcing the world's first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors, co-packaging and higher speeds from 400G today to 1.6T+ and beyond tomorrow. We are looking for great talent to accelerate this journey so if you are interested in joining our leading organization then we want to hear from you.In this role, the Senior Analog RF IC Design Engineer will be part of team contributing to Silicon Photonics Solution Group's mission to transform and lead datacenter connectivity and enable Intel's differentiation in the networking space. As Senior Engineer, the individual will be involved in developing key high-speed mixed signal designs from architecture to product.
Responsibilities� Driving system specifications, defining circuit architecture and enabling designs meeting power, performance and cost for next generation optical interconnects. � As part of the team developing key integrated circuit components the engineer must be able to work collaboratively leading block level development. � Specify, architect and design low voltage and low power Mixed-Signal integrated circuits from product definition through characterization and qualification. � Plan design work with constraints on performance, power, time and quality. � Provide guidance to junior designers and layout engineers. � Prepare and participate in concept, schematic and final design reviews for circuit blocks. � Guidance to develop test plans for lab characterization once design comes back from fab. � Document all design work with review materials and detailed design descriptions as well as participate in the writing of datasheets and application notes for customers.Minimum QualificationsThe ideal candidate should have MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering. 6+ years of experience in high-speed serial links and deep knowledge of analog CMOS/BiCMOS designs in 90nm, 45nm, 28nm and beyond� Experience with design of high-speed mixed signal circuits e.g., SerDes, counters, dividers, etc.� Experience with design of Analog RF front end circuits such as Laser Drivers, Trans-Impedance Amplifiers TIA, limiting amplifiers, etc.� Good understanding of low noise PLL, Clocking and data recovery architectures.� Deep understanding of Signal Integrity and Channel modeling.� Experienced with Mixed signal design flow using Cadence and Mentor tools.� Able to characterize silicon in and use equipment such as BERTS, HSO, VNA etc.� Deep understanding of full-chip designs including custom IO and package design.� Familiarity with Optical communications.� Experience in designing circuits for 28Gbps+ operation.� Experience with Modulation techniques such as NRZ/PAM4 SERDES and system standards such as CAUI-4 or OIF-25G-VSR.� Excellent oral and written communication skills.� Deep understanding of RF IC Transceiver architectures, design and trade-offsPreferred Qualifications� Experience in designing high-speed digital Clock and Data Recovery (CDR) is a plus.� Knowledge of IEEE 802.3 10G/25G/50G Serdes is a plus� Deep understanding of full-chip designs including custom IO and package design.� Familiarity with Optical communications. � Experience in designing circuits for 28Gbps+ operation. � Experience with Modulation techniques such as NRZ/PAM4 SERDES and system standards such as CAUI-4 or OIF-25G-VSR.
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The focus of Accelerated Computing Systems and Graphics (AXG) is to accelerate our execution in strategic growth areas of high-performance computing and graphics. AXG is chartered with delivering high performance computing and graphics solutions (IP, Software, Systems), for both integrated and discrete segments across client, enterprise and data center. Our mission is to make zeta-scale computing accessible to every human on the planet by the end of this decade and to entertain, educate and connect billions of people with buttery smooth visual experiences.
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