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Software Engineer - EDA Validation

Folsom, California; Hillsboro, Oregon; Austin, Texas; Phoenix, Arizona Job ID JR0207862 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Experience Level
Job Description

As part of the ISFAST department in the Product Enabling and Solutions Solutions (PESG) organization, you will be responsible for developing and deploying Front-End tools, flows and methodologies (TFMs) for multiple Front-End Design and Validations teams worldwide, having a direct impact on product quality and rapid development timelines for Intel's products.  

We are seeking passionate, energetic, and strong technical contributors with HW and SW skills to support the FAST charter by developing and proliferating efficient solutions and rapidly take features from concept to production, as well as provide support and training on your TFM areas of expertise.

In this position, your specific responsibilities may include any of the following areas:

  • Automated collateral generation based on machine readable flows

  • SW tool development leading to improved Product quality and improved end user productivity

  • Architecting core library for testbench development

  • Interfacing with multiple customers and EDA vendors, understanding their requirements, setting expectations, and delivering on commitments.

You must possess the minimum qualifications below to be considered for this position. The additional qualifications beyond the minimum are used to identify leading candidates.

Experience in the skills listed below would be obtained through a combination of school work, classes, research, and/or relevant previous jobs & internship experiences.


The candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field and 4+ years of experience-OR-a Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field and 2+ years of experience in the following:

  • Programming experience in Python

  • Passion for software architecture, API and tool development

  • Excellent tools/flows debug and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively with various technical groups and to coordinate activities amongst those groups  

  • S/W development practices and quality standards

  • Ability to work in Unix/Linux based system with revision control systems like git

Additional Qualifications

  • Strong programming proficiency Python, Perl or C/C++

  • Proficiency in machine learning and deep learning fundamentals

  • Team player with excellent communication skills and the desire to take on diverse challenges

  • Ability to take requirements from design through to implementation, both independently and with larger teams

  • Knowledge of Logic/RTL Design and Verification (System Verilog, Verilog or VHDL) and UVM

  • Experience with design simulator tools like Synopsys VCS, Cadence Xcelium or Simmens EDA Questasim

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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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.
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