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Job ID: JR0179765
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
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Job Type: Experienced Hire

Senior RF Analog IC Design Engineer

Job Description

In this role, the Senior Analog RF IC Design Engineer will be part of a team contributing to Silicon Photonics Solution Group's mission to transform and lead datacenter connectivity and enable Intel's differentiation in the networking space. As a Senior Engineer, the individual will be involved in developing key high-speed mixed signal designs from architecture to product.

Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Driving system specifications, defining circuit architectures and enabling designs meeting power, performance and cost for next generation optical interconnects.

As part of the team developing key integrated circuit components, the engineer must be willing to work collaboratively leading block level development.

Specify, architect and design low voltage and low power Mixed-Signal integrated circuits from product definition through characterization and qualification.

Plan design work with constraints on performance, power, time and quality.

Provide guidance to junior designers and layout engineers.

Prepare and participate in concept, schematic and final design reviews for circuit blocks.

Guidance to develop test plans for lab characterization once design comes back from fab.

Document all design work with review materials and detailed design descriptions as well as participate in the writing of datasheets and application notes for customers.

Intel Silicon Photonics Product Division (SPPD) is at the forefront of silicon photonics integration. Since announcing the world's first hybrid silicon laser nearly a decade ago, our team continues to lead the industry with cutting-edge technology and efficient, scalable high-volume manufacturing. Our dedication to advanced development ensures that Intel Silicon Photonics continues to drive future data center bandwidth growth with smaller form factors and higher speeds, from 100G today to 400G and beyond tomorrow. We are looking for great talent to accelerate this journey, so if you are interested in joining our leading organization, then we want to hear from you.


Minimum Qualifications:

MS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related field with 4+ years of experience or BS degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related field with 6+ years of experience
4+ years of experience in high-speed serial links with experience in design of high-speed mixed signal circuits e.g., SerDes, counters, dividers, etc..
3+ years of experience with design of Analog RF front end circuits such as Laser Drivers, Trans-Impedance Amplifiers TIA, limiting amplifiers, etc..
4+ years of experience with Mixed signal design flow using Cadence and Mentor tools
3+ years of experience in designing circuits for 28Gbps+ operation
2+ years of experience in low noise PLL, Clocking and data recovery architectures

Preferred Qualifications:
4+ years of experience with analog CMOS/BiCMOS designs in 90nm, 45nm, 28nm and beyond
Experience with characterizing silicon in and use equipment such as BERTS, HSO, VNA etc.
Experience in full-chip designs including custom IO and package design
Experience with Signal Integrity and Channel modeling
Experience with Optical communications
Experience with Modulation techniques such as NRZ/PAM4 SERDES and system standards such as CAUI-4 or OIF-25G-VSR
Experience with RF IC Transceiver architectures, design and trade-offs

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center Group (DCG) is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that runs the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing devices. The data center is the underpinning for every data-driven service, from artificial intelligence to 5G to high-performance computing, and DCG delivers the products and technologies—spanning software, processors, storage, I/O, and networking solutions—that fuel cloud, communications, enterprise, and government data centers around the world.

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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