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Job ID: JR0151801
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Hudson, MA US
Other Locations: Virtual US and Canada
Job Type: Intern

Xeon SoC Physical Design Intern

Job Description

In this internship, you will be working alongside a World-class SOC design team within the Xeon Performance Group (XPG) delivering on next-generation Xeon products/IPs for Server markets.

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.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Block-level floor planning

  • Logic synthesis of design blocks

  • Formal Equivalence Verification FEV

  • Auto Place-and-Route APR using Synopsys or Cadence tools

  • Timing verification using Synopsys PrimeTime as well as Intel tools

  • Physical verification Layout vs. Schematic LVS, Design Rule Checks DRC, Electrical Rule Checks ERC, and Design for Manufacturability checks DFM

  • Assist in the preparation of the layout design database for introduction to manufacturing

In addition to the qualifications listed below, the ideal candidate will also have the following:

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Teamwork skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Problem solving skills

  • Willingess to work independently and at various levels of abstraction


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 a Master's Degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.

Willing to commit 6 months to an on site or virtual co-op.

3+ months of experience/coursework with:

  • CMOS transistor level circuit fundamentals

  • VLSI hardware design and programming

Preferred Qualifications:

3+ months experience in:

  • RTL/Logic design Verilog, VCS, etc.

  • Electronic Design Automation tools, flows and methodology

  • ICCDP, Design Compiler, IC Compiler/ICC, Primetime, VCS, Verilog

  • Layout cleanup expertise DRCs, density, ipc, etc.

  • Circuit design

  • Computer architecture

  • TCL, Perl and/or C++ programming

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

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 which 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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