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Job ID: JR0011766
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Big Core Senior Physical Design Engineer

Job Description

Intel’s Big Core CPU design team is hiring senior engineers for our CPU Design team in Folsom, CA. Our team is responsible for our CPU designs going into Intel’s most important client, server/data-center products like core i3, i5, and i7 that can be found in laptops, desktops and servers.

You will be responsible for the design and development of electronic components. Responsibilities may include but not limited to: design of chip layout circuit design, circuit checking, device evaluation and characterization, documentation of specifications, prototype construction and checkout, modification and evaluation of semiconductor devices and components, performing developmental and/or test work, reviewing product requirements and logic diagrams, planning and organizing design projects or phases of design projects. Responds to customer/client requests or events as they occur. Develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment.

As an ideal candidate, you exhibit behavioral traits that indicate your:

  • Willingness to work with others in a highly complex decision space rife with ambiguity.
  • Ability to develop an implementation plan, monitor key indicators, and adjust resources and scope to deliver value on schedule.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and collaboration skills

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Candidate must have a Technical Electrical/Computer Engineering Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering with 10+ years of design experience or a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer engineering with at 8 least years of experience in technical design.
  • Knowledge in RTL, VLSI circuit design, synthesis, floor planning, layout, static timing analysis, low power optimization, and quality checks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in CPU is preferred.
  • Experience with UNIX, Perl and TCL is also desired.
  • 8+ Years of relevant industry experience


Inside this Business Group

The Platform Engineering Group (PEG) is responsible for the design, development, and production of system-on-a-chip (SoC) products that go into Intel’s next generation client and mobile platforms. PEG strives to lead the industry moving forward through product innovation and world class engineering.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.
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