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College Graduate / SoC Design Engineer

Austin, Texas; Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0215960 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level
Job Description

If advanced development of breakthrough technologies for next-generation power efficient microprocessor cores excites you, join us to do something wonderful! We are looking for exceptionally talented and passionate engineers who work together and make the future of computing possible.

Join us to be a member of our central Computer Aided Design (CAD)/Design Automation (DA) team that builds and supports state-of-the-art tools, flows and methods for the latest E-Core RTL, architectures and technologies.  As part of the team you will be responsible for defining, implementing and supporting the specific E-Core flows, tools and methods.  This includes working with designers, validation, tool vendors and IT.

We are looking for:

Computer or Software engineer with a passion for scripting and coding with the ability to test any code developed to deliver with a high level of quality.  Enjoys working in a team environment including working directly with design and validation engineers to ensure tools and flows meet given specifications.  Educational or career experience with databases, computer systems, cloud computing and/or machine learning. 

We have positions available for:

  • Front End tools/flows including tools for RTL Simulation, Static checks, Emulation, Gate Level simulation and test generators

  • User environment tools and flows responsible for handling physical design collateral including database and flow control managers.


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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree with 2+ years of relevant experience - OR – a Master´s degree in Software, Computer or Electrical Engineering with the below attributes:

  • Excellent programming and scripting skills in C/C++, Perl/Tcl, Python, shell scripting or similar languages

  • Solid understanding of software fundamental like data structures and algorithms

  • Computer or Software engineer with a passion for scripting and coding with the ability to test any code developed to deliver with a high level of quality

  • Educational or career experience with databases, compute systems, cloud computing and/or machine learning. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the Linux OS

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.

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Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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, and benefit programs. Find more information about 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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