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Senior Digital Design Engineer

Leixlip, Leinster, Ireland; Shannon, Munster, Ireland Job ID JR0241597 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced

Job Description

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. So join us-and help us create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

In this position you will be a member of the silicon engineering division of the NEX Cloud Network Group. As part of this high-performance team, you will be involved in the digital design of leading edge Cryptographic, Ethernet and Packet Processing solutions on best in class ethernet products. The team is looking to hire engineers with RTL development experience to augment and provide technical leadership within the existing team. Experience in adjacent engineering disciplines such as software development would also be considered.

Leixlip is the primary location for this position, however, we offer flexibility to work from other Intel sites like Shannon. In addition we are happy to facilitate arrangements which facilitate a Home Office set up, from a work/life balance perspective.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Developing the micro-architectural specification of complex design block(s).
    Logic implementation of complex design block(s) using RTL coding techniques.

  • Working with pre-Silicon validation engineers to develop cluster level directed/random tests and environments

  • Working with the Physical Design (Layout) team on Synthesis, Formal Verification and Timing Convergence

  • Interacting closely with other teams such as the Architecture, DFx, Software, Firmware and Post-Silicon Validation

Technical team leading including mentoring and directing junior engineers in their tasks.


Educational Qualifications:

At minimum an Honours degree (level 8 on in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.

Required Experience:

  • 6+ years of RTL level Digital IC Design experience using System Verilog and/or Verilog.

  • Strong ASIC, SoC or FPGA design experience.

  • Proven track record of successful first time delivery of projects.

  • A self-starter with the ability to assume leadership roles.

  • Ability to work well in a diverse team environment.

  • Experience with industry standard development tools and methodologies.

  • Previous practical experience of leading technical design teams and directing junior engineers.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with languages such as C and/or C++, SystemC, OVM/UVM, SVAs, Perl, Shell scripting.

  • Experience in some of the following areas/tools: Synthesis, Formal Verification, DFT, VCS*, PrimeTime, Design Compiler, Jasper (FPV).

  • Experience with high speed I/O such as PCI Express and Gigabit Ethernet.

  • Experience with switching/routing and communications protocols such as Ethernet

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It's leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

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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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