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EDA Tools Software Engineer

Folsom, California; Austin, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona; Santa Clara, California; Portland, Oregon Job ID JR0234342 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Entry Level
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.

About the group:

This is a EDA Tools Software Engineering position in the Custom Layout Team of the Process Design Kit (PDK) group, within the Design Enablement (DE) organization.

Excellent opportunity for individuals who enjoy working in fast paced team environment with eagerness to learn.

The custom layout team works closely with EDA suppliers to provide PDKs to customers on Intel's advanced process technologies.

Important behavior traits we look for:

  • Versatile team player

  • Behavioral history with respect to quality

  • Customer orientation

  • Critical thinker with problem-solving skills.

About the role:

As a Component Design Engineer your responsibilities includes, but are not limited to:

  • Develop and test Engineering Design Automation tools

  • Create flows/scripts to analyze and test design methodologies

  • Role involves writing efficient code in scripting languages to automatically translate Intel process technology rules and requirements into vendor specific technology library file formats.

  • Identify and address custom layout technology file and tool gaps and help drive vendor tool updates.

  • Deploy and test efficiency of tools in achieving design goals and collaborating with design teams on methodology development.

  • Design Automation Engineers are advocates of applying design methodologies to help execute projects effectively and successfully with high quality.

This is an entry level position and compensation will be given accordingly.

What we offer:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth. 

  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results. 

  • We offer a competitive salary and financial benefits such as bonuses, life and disability insurance, opportunities to buy Intel stock at a discounted rate

  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work! 

We're constantly working on making a more connected and intelligent future, and we need your help. Change tomorrow. Start today!


Qualifications

You must possess the below requirements to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork and/or classes and/or research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Computer Engineering with 3+ months experience in the following areas:
    - Exposure to Cadence or Synopsys custom layout tool (VIRTUOSO-Custom Compiler)
    - Understand layout design rule concepts
    - Proficient in programming languages such as Python or Ruby or TCL


Preferred:

  • Experience with Perl


Inside this Business Group
As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Other Locations

US,TX,Austin;US,AZ,Phoenix;US,CA,Santa Clara;US,OR,Portland


Covid Statement
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.
Benefits
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: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/jobs/benefits.html

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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