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Novel Memory Circuit Design Engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0225721 Job Category Engineering Support Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Intel's memory research team is looking for an experienced, innovative, and motivated memory circuit designer to lead the design effort for novel memory devices and architectures.

You will be responsible for:

  • Design Technology Co-Optimization (DTCO) of different memory devices, designs and operations.
  • Design, verification and tape-out of memory sub-arrays including compact bitcells and control circuits such as voltage generators, drivers and sense-amplifiers.
  • Innovative designs that overcome challenges of novel memory devices
  • Working on high-speed embedded memories such as DRAM, SRAM and ferroelectric based memories.
  • Partnering with process integration and device physics experts to deliver viable memory options to market faster.

About the team and organization (CR):
Intel's Components Research (CR) delivers innovative process technologies and architectures to enable Intel's roadmap. The primary goal of the memory research team in CR is to deliver viable memory options for Intel's technology development customers.


Minimum Qualifications:
Master's or Ph.D. degree (PhD preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field of study with 5+ years of professional experience in the following areas:

  • Memory circuit design including analog or mixed-signal blocks
  • Design and tape-out of a chip in more than one memory technology
  • Knowledge of CMOS technology

Preferred skills:

  • Circuit design using novel devices
  • Design Technology Co-Optimization (DTCO)
  • Power-performance-area analysis
  • Compute-in-memory such as neuromorphic architecture
  • Design under process variations
  • Development and use of SPICE models for novel elements
  • Publication in a journal or conference presentation

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.

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:

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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