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Job ID: JR0169324
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
Other Locations: US, Oregon, Hillsboro
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Sr. Structural Design Designer

Job Description

The Xeon Engineering Group (XEG) Group is searching for an energetic and passionate hands-on senior physical design team member to lead IP floor planning and physical design work with P&R block owners. Oversees definition, design, verification, and documentation for SoC (System on a Chip) development. Determines architecture design, logic design, and system simulation. Defines module interfaces/formats for simulation. Performs Logic design for integration of cell libraries, functional units and subsystems into SoC full chip designs, Register Transfer Level coding, and simulation for SoCs. Contributes to the development of multidimensional designs involving the layout of complex integrated circuits. Performs all aspects of the SoC design flow from high level design to synthesis, place and route, timing and power to create a design database that is ready for manufacturing. Analyzes equipment to establish operation infrastructure, conducts experimental tests, and evaluates results. May also review vendor capability to support development.

The ideal candidate will be able to consistently demonstrate the following behaviors:

  • Ability to work effectively with both internal and external teams/customers
  • Ability to mentor other engineers and technically guide them
  • Experience with silicon design which includes processor cores and custom logic working together in a SOC
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of working in a high-performing team to deliver the results required from the organization
  • Facilitator of direct and open communication, diversity of opinion, and constructive debate


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field with 7+ years of relevant experience in SOC/system design/verification. OR MS degree with 5+ years of experience. OR PHD with 2+ years of experience:

Your experience must include the following:

  • Experience in Silicon based product development
  • Experience with designing/dealing with various type of external interfaces, like DDR, PCIe or similar
  • Experience working individually as well as a part of a team to deliver a product starting from establishment of design specs and through design verification and ultimately tapeout preparation
  • Expertise in dealing with and designing complex IP's from different sources and integrating into the same SOC
  • Experience in system and package implications of the silicon design decisions

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with ASIC based designs
  • Experience implementing new flows based on industry standard tools
  • Experience implementing and working with multiple fabs and technology nodes
  • RTL coding experience
  • Automation and coding skills

Inside this Business Group

Xeon Performance Group (XPG) delivers custom server SoC design solutions to our data center customers. It is chartered to deliver data centric silicon that is high-performing, cost-effective, high-quality, and on schedule in way that increases market share and drives the best solutions for our customers.

Other Locations

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

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.

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