Senior SOC Design Engineer

at Intel in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

Intel NEX Cloud Networking Group (NCNG) delivers best-in-class Ethernet products and is part of the Connectivity Group which is at the heart of Intel’s transformation from a PC company to a company that powers the cloud and billions of smart, connected computing-devices. EPG’s compelling Ethernet products move the world’s data and are the foundations of cloud service and telecommunications data centers. We are a team of problem solvers, experimenters, and innovators who are dedicated to designing the network technologies that currently lead and continue to transform datacenter ecosystems. As a world-class organization, we’re looking for outstanding talent to accelerate our growth during an exciting time in Ethernet networking marketing technology. If you’re ready to be a part of this journey, then we want to hear from you.

As a Senior Individual Contributor in the Tools and Flow Methodology team, you will be responsible for developing, improving, and maintaining the design and verification tools and methodologies used in VLSI design. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to support the development of advanced ASIC products and drive the adoption of efficient design flows and methodologies across the organization; therefore, you will also need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

+ Develop, customize, and maintain the design tools and methodologies used in VLSI design.

+ Collaborate with tool vendors to understand and influence the direction of tool development.

+ Develop and maintain documentation, best practices, and design guidelines to ensure that the team is following industry-standard methodologies.

+ Work with senior management to identify and prioritize tool and flow improvements to increase productivity and quality.

+ Train and mentor junior engineers in the use of the tools and methodologies developed by the team


Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or in a related field of study.

+ 6+ years of experience in VLSI design, preferably in a tools and methodology development role.

+ Programming experience in Perl, Python, TCL, or Shell scripting.

+ Experience in EDA tools such as Cadence, Synopsys, and Mentor Graphics.

+ Experience in digital ASIC design flow and methodology.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Post Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field of study.

+ Experience with low power, high-speed, or mixed-signal design methodologies.

Inside this Business Group

The Network & Edge Group brings together our network connectivity and edge into a business unit chartered to drive technology end to end product leadership. It’s leadership Ethernet, Switch, IPU, Photonics, Network and Edge portfolio is comprised of leadership products critically important to our customers.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here:

Annual Salary Range for jobs which could be performed in US, California: $139,480.00-$209,760.00

*Salary range dependent on a number of factors including location and experience

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.

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Job Posting: JC241359269

Posted On: Jun 03, 2023

Updated On: Sep 15, 2023

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