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Job ID: JR0169918
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Hillsboro, OR US
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Job Type: College Grad

Product Development Engineer

Job Description

This position is for a Sort Test Program Product Development Engineer (PDE) in the Manufacturing and Product Engineering, MPE, within the Design Engineering Group, DEG. In this role, you will be expected to be a part of and participate in global PDE teams in developing Sort test programs to enable TD's process development and Intel's product roadmap for products on lead process technologies. This role is a combination of hardware and software responsibilities that has visibility and interaction with multiple areas within Intel.

In this role responsibilities include, although not limited to:

  • Responsible for ensuring the testability and manufacturability of integrated circuits from the component feasibility stage through production ramp
  • Make significant contributions to design, development and validation of testability circuits. Evaluation, development and debug of complex test methods
  • Develops and debugs complex software programs to convert design validation vectors and drive complex test equipment
  • Creates and tests validation and production test hardware solutions
  • Tests, validates, modifies and redesigns circuits to guarantee component margin to specification
  • Analyzes and evaluates component specification versus performance to ensure optimal match of component requirements with production equipment capability with specific emphasis on yield analysis and bin split capability
  • Analyzes early customer returns with emphasis on driving test hole closure activities
  • Creates and applies concepts for optimizing component production relative to both quality and cost constraints
  • Autonomously plans and schedules own daily tasks, develops solutions to problems utilizing formal education and judgment


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. This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly.

Minimum Qualifications:

The candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

3+ months of experience in:

  • Statistical analysis and characterization of semiconductor products
  • Automated Test Equipment
  • Digital/Analog electronic circuits
  • Semiconductor device fabrication as it pertains to diodes and transistors
  • Electrical measurement techniques and tools used in the analog circuit debug and lab bench work e.g. Oscilloscopes
  • Software background and programming skills, such as C++, C Sharp, Perl, Python, any scripting language
  • Logic device testing at wafer sort/packaged parts
  • Exposure to high volume manufacturing

Inside this Business Group

Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) is responsible for test development across product segments, supporting 95% of Intel's revenue. We deliver comprehensive pre-production test suites and component/physical debug capabilities to enable high quality, high volume manufacturing.

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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