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TCAD Software / Modeling Engineer

Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0221676 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

You will be working in a dynamic team environment that develops and applies physics-based modeling tools for simulating the creation and behavior of microelectronic devices and structures on Intel's microprocessors.

Specific duties include development of advanced software libraries and applications involving numerical device and process modeling, materials modeling, thermo mechanical modeling, equipment modeling and/or geometry, meshing and GUI infrastructure.

Areas of expertise that are applicable to this position depend on the subgroup and include:

  • Device: Advanced device transport, quantum effects, electronic structure, novel device and memory operation, optoelectronics, mesh generation, software architecture and numerical methods for device problems.

  • Process: Defect-coupled diffusion/activation, FEM based stress simulation, Software architecture, Numerical methods for process problems.

  • Materials modeling: Computational materials science including density functional theory and molecular dynamics modeling for front end or back end materials and processes.

  • Thermo-mechanical: Advanced mechanical and material engineering background, heat transfer model from macro-scale to nano-scale transport, thermal induced stress/strain analysis, Finite element model development experience, reliability and material fatigue/failure research.

  • Equipment: Gas and liquid phase transport phenomena, chemistry and chemical mechanism analysis, numerical methods for chemistry/fluid-flow/species-transport/heat-transfer, parallel programming, and semiconductor processing.

  • Geometry/Meshing/GUI: Computational geometry, mesh generation algorithms, graph theory, computer graphics, scientific visualization, parallel programming and experience developing GUI for simulation tools.

Job Description

  • You will be working in a dynamic team environment that develops and applies physics-based modeling tools for simulating the creation and behavior of microelectronic devices and structures on Intel's microprocessors.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or a related field.

  • 1 years of experience in scientific software development, modeling of PDEs, atomistic modeling or in advanced meshing/geometry/GUI.

  • 1 years of experience programming in C/C++.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years of experience in software development for semiconductor device, process, equipment, thermo-mechanical modeling physics or in advanced meshing or geometry/GUI.

  • 2 year of experience with scripting such as Python or equivalent desirable.

Requirements listed would be obtained through a combination of industry relevant job experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

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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