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Job ID: JR0169797
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Principal Engineer- TD

Job Description

About The Group:

LTD is responsible for developing the Silicon process technologies that have been the foundation of Intel’s product success over most of its history.  With a full roadmap of future technologies under development to enable Intel leadership products it is important that LTD has the leadership to help grow and lead the organization to success.  As part of this technology development the work needs to support innovation at a regular cadence.

Join Intel and build a better tomorrow. Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation with a vision to create and extend computing technology to connect and enrich the lives of every person on Earth. Join us and help create the next generation of technologies that will shape the future for decades to come.

Principal Engineers in the Logic Technology Development group play a critical role in driving process leadership in silicon processing and packaging. New process technologies will be key to unlocking the potential of Intel's IDM 2.0 strategy.

As lead technologists, Principal Engineers are expected to lead teams of highly motivated engineers in solving problems by learning from the past and envisioning a new future. Lead teams of other technologists in technical work groups and may have a small team of people directly reporting to them. Intel looks for its technical leaders to leverage their talents and magnify their impact through excellent collaboration with other technical teams inside and outside of LTD.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Safety - Create and consistently support safety improvement initiatives in the fab and office areas.
  • Strategic Planning and Technical Advances - Drive the creation of compelling plans that can engage and unite the larger team to achieve great results. Principal Engineers drive new ideas that take us to new advances moving the state of the art forward.
  •  Daily Operations - The D1 factory is one of the largest producers of product wafers in all of Intel. Support of daily operations and breaking short-term and chronic bottlenecks accelerates our technical progress by more rapidly completing experiments and pays for our development work by delivering production wafers to our customers.
  • Culture - Demonstrate organization and emotional intelligence to understand how work is completed and how to build teams to reach new heights. Support the development of a vibrant, diverse, and inclusive cultural environment where employees and bring their whole selves to contribute and grow to their maximum potentials.
  •  Must be willing to work in a clean room environment wearing a gown, hood, booties, safety glasses and gloves.


  • Driving technical organizations as a demonstrated creator and leader.
  • Demonstrated skills in building a vibrant and inclusive organizational culture
  • Working in roles that require both daily tactical consistency as well as long term strategy definition and roadmap execution.
  • 15+ years of experience in the semiconductor industry.
  • 10+ years of experience leading and setting priorities for engineering teams in a large organization.
  • 10+ years manufacturing process development experience optimizing semiconductor chemistries and process tools.

What we offer:

  • We give you opportunities to transform technology and create a better future, by delivering products that touch the lives of every person on earth.
  • As a global leader in innovation and new technology, we foster a collaborative, supportive, and exciting environment where the brightest minds in the world come together to achieve exceptional results.
  • We provide benefits that promote a healthy, enjoyable life: excellent medical plans, wellness programs, and amenities, time off, recreational activities, discounts on various products and services, and much more creative perks that make Intel a Great Place to Work!



Engineering degree in Physics, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, or a closely related field.


Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

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.

Position of Trust

This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter....

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