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Product Development Engineer

San Jose, California; Hillsboro, Oregon Job ID JR0231778 Job Category Engineering Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Become a member of one of the largest engineering companies in the world! Intel is seeking highly qualified candidates to join our Intel Federal (IFED) group within our larger Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) as a Product Development Engineer!

Join our PSG Solutions Engineering (PSE) team as a Product Development Engineer where you will be responsible for ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp. In this role, you will make significant contributions to design, development, and validation of testability circuits.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluation, development, and debug of complex test methods.
  • Develops and debugs complex software programs to convert design validation vectors and drive complex test equipment.
  • Creates and tests validation and production test hardware solutions.
  • Tests, validates, modifies and redesigns circuits to guarantee component margin to specification.
  • Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis and bin split capability.
  • Analyzes early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities.
  • Creates and applies concepts for optimizing component production relative to both quality and cost constraints.
  • Autonomously plans and schedules own daily tasks, develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills in addition to the qualifications listed below.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, both technical and nontechnical, with public speaking experience.
  • Major team player, collaborator, role model and mentor.
  • Passion to exceed expectations and constantly push the envelope.
  • Experience translating complex business and technical challenges into technical solutions.
  • Demonstrated skills of technical rigor and data driven decision making.

In this position you will gain invaluable experience that will allow growth and expanded opportunities across Intel.


You must possess the below minimum education requirements and minimum required qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Additional preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

Minimum Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Electronics/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field plus 3 or more years of industry work experience or

Master's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Math, Physics, or related field plus 2 or more years of industry work experience.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

3 years of experience with Development and debug functionalities.

3 years of experience with pre-silicon validation of test content including test writing and simulating experience with post-silicon testing debug using Automated Test Equipment (ATE)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.

Scan test for FPGA to support component debug, validation, characterization, and production test.

Experience with discrete Fourier transform (DFT), hardware testing methods and tools. Experience with manufacturing flow.

Experience with Python scripting or C programming.

Experience in Digital, Analog, Mixed signal DSP (digital signal processing), High Speed, and RF (radio frequency) testing.

Experience in semiconductor device physics and overall semiconductor testing.

Inside this Business Group
The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

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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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