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Software Research Engineer - Returnship to Employment

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0228165 Job Category Contract Employee Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Contract
Job Description

Have you taken a career break and had your resume has been rejected because of your employment gap? If so, then Intel is offering a16-week paid Returnship for experienced professionals ready to return to the workforce.

If you had need to take a break from employment for at least one year for one of the following reasons, Intel would like to welcome you to apply:

- Starting or raising a family
- Military service/military spouse
- Community service/volunteer work
- Caring for a family member or self
- Teaching

At Intel we are excited about our Return to Work program because we appreciate the skills of those individuals who are looking to get re-engaged back into the workforce. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experiences, and make a connection with others who are transitioning back into the workforce.

This position is VIRTUAL during a 16-week work program. The goal of this Intel program is to hire individuals who were successful throughout the program duration. A full-time offer may result after completing the Returnship work program, and will either be offered as a virtual or hybrid on-site offer.

Our Software Research Engineer/Scientist develops and implements Resolution Enhancement Technology (RET) for nanoscale process technologies. The work scope includes data analysis, simulation modeling and usage/creation of software applications to perform layout correction for high resolution wafer patterning. Successful candidates will also apply software engineering methods towards the investigation and solution of technical RET problems, while utilizing their principles knowledge and theories in lithography, optics, resists, modeling, and software engineering.

Other responsibilities may include:

- Optical Proximity Correction (OPC) simulations.
- Image processing and statistical analysis of data for OPC models.

- OPC model calibration, recipe optimization and code validation.
- Support of production tape-outs and production disposition.
- Creation of technical documentation and presentations.


Candidates will possess the 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Possess a Bachelors degree in an engineering or core science discipline (Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, etc.)
- Have been out of the paid workforce for at least one year

In addition, possess at least one of the following qualifications:

* Proficiency in a programming (e.g. C++) or scripting (e.g. Python) language
* Must be able to clearly and effectively communicate (both verbally and in writing) with a variety of engineers working on multiple projects.
* Ability to utilize technical knowledge to independently identify, analyze and solve technical problems.

Preferred Qualifications

- M.S. degree in an engineering or core science discipline (Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, etc.).

- Database creation and management

- Linux computing environment
- Statistical data analysis
- Semiconductor processing is a plus
- Numerical modeling
- Software engineering

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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