CPU Circuit Design Engineer

at Intel in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job Description

The Atom CPU Circuit Technology team is looking for a highly motivated, self-driven, experienced individual to join our team as CPU Circuit Design Engineer. Our team defines static timing methodology for the Atom core, evaluates process nodes, Internal and External foundry technologies, to determine PPA scaling, sets frequency targets to meet product scaling expectation, guides the design team to meet those targets and signs off on IP circuit quality for tape-in. The team also owns the core Voltage-Frequency curves, post-silicon circuit marginality debug and coordinates silicon2simulation correlation activity. Your responsibility will eventually lead to owning the afore-mentioned activities for one or more Atom cores.


Minimum qualifications are required 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.

MS in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering or any STEM related degree with 1+ years of experience in a high-tech company.


BS in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Engineering or any STEM related degree with 3+ years of experience in a high-tech company.

Minimum Qualifications:

1+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

Complementary MOS (CMOS) circuits design.

Digital logic and optimizations.

Circuit design trade-off for power, performance and area.

Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI).

Preferred Qualifications:

Low power implementation techniques.

Memory design experience.

Inside this Business Group

In the Design Engineering Group (DEG), we take pride in developing the best-in-class SOCs, Cores, and IPs that power Intel’s products. From development, to integration, validation, and manufacturing readiness, our mission is to deliver leadership products through the pursuit of Moore’s Law and groundbreaking innovations. DEG is Intel’s engineering group, supplying silicon to business units as well as other engineering teams. As a critical provider of all Intel products, DEG leadership has a responsibility to ensure the delivery of these products in a cost efficient and effective manner.

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. (

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: JC252014150

Posted On: Dec 04, 2023

Updated On: Dec 14, 2023

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