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Job ID: JR0165032
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Folsom, CA US
Other Locations: US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Colorado, Fort Collins;US, Massachusetts, Hudson;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US and Canada
Job Type: Intern

Design Automation Engineer Intern

Job Description

In this role responsibilities include although not limited to:

  • Develops and tests Engineering Design Automation tools
  • Creates flows and scripts to analyze and test design methodologies
  • Specifies materials equipment and supplies required for completion of projects
  • Evaluates vendor practical capabilities to provide required products or services
  • Responsible for designing deploying and testing efficiency of tools to utilize in achieving design goals and collaborating with design teams on methodology development
  • Design Automation Engineers are advocates of applying design methodologies to help execute projects effectively and successfully with high quality

Responsibilities may be quite diverse of a nonexempt technical nature. U.S. experience and education requirements will vary significantly depending on the unique needs of the job. Job assignments are usually for the summer or for short periods during breaks from school.

Colorado Pay Transparency Law requires that Intel discloses the compensation for jobs which could be performed in Colorado. Intel anticipates that the annual base pay range for this role in Colorado is min $52,000 to max $147,000.

In addition to base pay, regular Intel employees are eligible for an Annual Performance Bonus (“APB”) and Quarterly Profit Bonus (“QPB”).  Payout of APB is subject to eligibility and other program conditions as well as the Company’s performance to its operational and financial goals.  Payout of QPB connects Intel’s employees to the quarterly profits of the Company.  Employees in eligible sales and marketing positions receive commission in lieu of APB but are eligible for QPB.  Information about these bonus programs as well as the host of expansive stock, health, retirement and vacation benefits offered to Intel employees are available at Interns and Intel Contract Employees are not eligible for APB or QPB or for some employee benefits including, but not limited to, disability, life insurance, retirement, equity and certain leave programs.


You must possess the below 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. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must be pursuing Masters degree or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and have 3+ months experience in the following:

  • Scripting skills Perl/TCL/Python
  • Software validation, regression, test bench creation
  • Knowledge of databases

Preferred Qualifications:

  • VLSI experience
  • Physical design CAD tool expertise
  • Synopsys/Cadence
  • Circuit design/physical design/timing convergence

NOTE: Minimum length of internship is 3 months Preferred length of internship is 6 to 9 months.

Inside this Business Group

The Infrastructure and Platform Solutions Group (IPSG) builds the silicon and platform infrastructure for Intel's silicon design teams. IPSG is comprised of a reusable pool of infrastructure IP blocks, design enabling services such as tools and automation, and a best-in-class post silicon ecosystem that ramps quickly to high volume manufacturing and validation. Our primary mission is to protect Intel's brand by providing the infrastructure necessary to enable all of Intel's products to hit the market on a dependable and predictable cadence.

Other Locations

US, Arizona, Phoenix;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Colorado, Fort Collins;US, Massachusetts, Hudson;US, Oregon, Hillsboro;US, Texas, Austin;Virtual US and Canada

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.

Annual Salary Range for jobs wich could be performed in US, Colorado:

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
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