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Platform Hardware Design Engineer

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Job ID JR0252063 Job Category Platform Hardware and Systems Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

Intel Foundry Services (IFS) is an independent foundry business that is established to meet our customers' unique product needs. With the first "Open System Foundry" model in the world, our combined offerings of wafer fabrication, advanced process, and packaging technology, chiplet, software, robust ecosystem, and assembly and test capabilities help our customers build their innovative silicon designs and deliver full end-to-end customizable products from Intel's secure, resilient, and sustainable source of supply.
This job opportunity in IFS will be part of the Customer Solutions Engineering (CSE) group which is responsible for the portions of the system foundry that brings the "best of Intel" technologies to IFS customers, differentiating and accelerating their solutions from architecture to post-silicon validation.
Job Description:
IFS is looking for Platform Hardware Design Engineers to contribute to post-Si team for building next generation validation/demonstration platforms. You will be responsible for, but not limited to:
Identify, review, organize, and maintain platform requirements and corresponding hardware requirements:

  • Design schematics and PCB layout, in compliance with industry standards and processes

  • Analyze system timing and signal integrity

  • Design power delivery solutions to meet energy efficiency, performance goals along with platform requirements

  • Define component placement and circuit trace routing rules, and oversees board layout from feasibility studies to board tape-out while meet multi-disciplinary platform-level requirements

  • Manage Bill of Materials (BOM) cost and availability data versus design trade-offs at the board and system levels

  • Define and execute board validation plan, perform system debug

  • Debug, problem-solving, root cause analysis, and implement corrective actions

  • Provide support for hardware products throughout their Product Lifecycle (PLC)


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:

  • BSEE/BSCE or any STEM related degree with 3+ years of experience or MSEE/MSCE or any STEM related degree with 2+ years of experience in 3 or more of the following:

  • Designing and debugging high speed boards

  • PCB circuit design, schematics, BOM, and board/system level debug

  • Analog and high-speed digital design knowledge/experience, analytical and debugging skills

  • Operate lab equipment including but not limited to DMM, logic analyzer, network analyzer, and oscilloscopes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiar with (and preferred to have working knowledge of) power design and power integrity analysis

  • Familiar with (and preferred to have working knowledge of) signal integrity analysis

  • Familiar with common communication protocols such as I2C, I3C, LPDDR, DDR, PCIe, USB, Ethernet, USB

Inside this Business Group

Intel Foundry is dedicated to transforming the global semiconductor industry by delivering cutting-edge silicon process and packaging technology leadership for the AI era. As stewards of Moore's Law, we innovate and foster collaboration within an extensive partner ecosystem to advance technologies and enable our customers to design leadership products. Our strategic investments in geographically diverse manufacturing capacities bolster the resilience of the semiconductor supply chain. Leveraging our technological prowess, expansive manufacturing scale, and a more sustainable supply chain, Intel Foundry empowers the world to deliver essential computing, server, mobile, networking, and automotive systems for the AI era. This position is part of the Foundry Services business unit within Intel Foundry, a customer-oriented service organization that is dedicated to the success of its customers with full P&L responsibilities. We ensure our foundry customers' products receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement and capacity commitments.

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.

Intel is committed to a culture of accessibility. Intel provides accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Find information and request accommodation here.

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in Canada:CAD 90,570.00-135,950.00
Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

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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