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SoC Design Engineer

San José, Costa Rica Job ID JR0212801 Job Category Software Engineering Work Mode Fully Remote Experience Level Experienced
Job Description

Come and be a part of the newly formed Chipsets design team at Intel Costa Rica; help us to design latest SoC products for all Intel platforms. Become a front-end design engineer writing the chip’s functional logic, integrating functional blocks into the full chip design, and verifying its correct functionality.

Besides bringing up a new SOC design, this role will offer opportunities for innovations, novel problem-solving, work with, and gain exposure to, specialist teams and engineers including full-chip, micro-architecture, validation architecture, emulation modeling and validation, IP design, structural design, and platform architecture; as well as participate in design debug at various level of product development.

We are looking for bold engineers with all levels of expertise, from junior College Graduates to senior designers, who have been exposed to VLSI logic design or logic verification.

In addition to the above qualifications, you should have good communication skills (in English and Spanish), strong willingness to work in a team, and be a fast learner.

Flexibility and hybrid work model are supported.



  • Bachelor degree in Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronic engineer, computer science, or related field of study
  • Intermediate English Level
  • 6+ month experience in VLSI (Relevant experience can be obtained through school work, classes and project work, internships, and/or work experience)


Knowledge in any of the next areas is a plus:

  • System Verilog / OOP, OVM/UVM.
  • IP-level design and/or verification.
  • SOC-level design/integration and/or validation.
  • RTL quality checks.
  • Simulation-based debug (VCS, Verdi, DVE).
  • Computer(CPU) and/or System (Platform) Architecture.
  • Emulation at SoC and/or Platform level.
  • Firmware and/or boot development/debug.
  • Python programming.
  • Front-end Design TFMs (Tools, Flows, and Methodologies).

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.

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 is available as a fully home-based and generally would require you to attend Intel sites only occasionally based on business need. This role may also be available as 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.
Maggie, Offensive Security Researcher

Maggie Offensive Security Researcher

“I’ve always wanted to do something that changes the world — at Intel, I feel appreciated, and I’ve gained more confidence in myself. It makes me feel like I’m capable of doing great things.”

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