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Physical Design Engineer

Folsom, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Santa Clara, California Job ID JR0191855 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Experience Level
Job Description

In this position as a Graphics Hardware Physical Design Engineer, you will be part a world class IP physical design team developing groundbreaking high-performance GPU IPs that are targeted for high-end graphics, gaming, artificial intelligence, media processing and more.

This is a great opportunity to join a talented team that is innovating in ASIC implementation and verification of multimillion gate designs in advanced process nodes across multiple foundries.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not be limited to:

  • All aspects of physical design implementation ranging from floor planning, synthesis, APR, clock tree, multi-power and routing leading to final GDS for graphics blocks
  • Verification and signoff ranging from static timing analysis, formal verification, reliability, power crossings and layout verification
  • Development of the Physical design methodologies, tool implementation and flow automation for APR and signoff
  • Optimization for improving the product level parameters such as power, frequency, and area


Minimum Skills and Experience:

A Bachelor's or degree in Electrical/ Electronics/Computer Engineering with 3+ years of educational level research and/or relevant job/internship experiences.

Your Experience Must Be in One, or More, of the following areas:

  • Academic coursework in Logic design / VLSI / ASIC Design & Architecture
  • ASIC physical design implementation and tape out
  • Automation skills through Unix, Linux, Perl and TCL programming
  • Proficiency with one or more of the following Industry standard EDA tools: Fusion Complier, Genus, Innovus, Primetime, Tempus, StarRC, Spyglass, RedHawk, LEC Formality, etc

Preferred skills and experience that will make you stand out:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical/ Electronics/Computer Engineering
  • Knowledge/experience in one or more of ASIC style design flows - floorplanning, synthesis, place & route, layout verification, extraction, static timing analysis, formal verification, Power Grid, EM, IR, Power delivery
  • CAD flow development and methodology definition for APR Auto Place and Route and STA Static Timing analysis on leading technologies
  • Power performance area (PPA) optimization through logic-design and EDA tool options

Inside this Business Group
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.

Other Locations

US,AZ,Phoenix;US,CA,Santa Clara

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.
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:
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