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Job ID: JR0205924
Job Category: Intern/Student
Primary Location: Guadalajara, JAL MX
Other Locations:
Job Type: Intern

Physical Design Engineer - Intern

Job Description

In this position, you will be working within a global SoC Structural Design team focus in the development of Memory Controllers for the Optane family, where you will be contributing in the physical implementation of different Mixed-Signal blocks from RTL to GDSII.

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

Behavioral traits:

  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Problem solving and communication skills.
  • Willing 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:
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master or PhD in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.

Experience in the following fields:

  • Synthesis of a digital logic block which was integrated into a large SoC or IP.
  • ASIC implementation (floor planning, Place and Route, Clock Tree Synthesis, Routing).
  • PV convergence including static timing and power analysis.
  • LV convergence including LVS, DRC and ERC.
  • Scripting in TCL, Unix, Perl and/or Python.
  • Intermediate to Advanced English Level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working with:

  • Hardware description languages such as Verilog or System Verilog.
  • Computer Architecture and logic design fundamentals.
  • Design fundamentals for low-power, high-speed circuits.

Inside this Business Group

The Data Center & Artificial Intelligence Group (DCAI) 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.

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