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Job ID: JR0026605
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: San Jose, CA US
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Job Type: College Grad

CAD Engineer for IP Tools

As a CAD Engineer in the PSG PIPE T&M Tools and Methodology group, you will be responsible for the development of tools, methodologies, and processes to support Intel's next generation FPGA technology and products. PIPE group is responsible for delivering all the IPs for our FPGAs. The responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to: Development of CAD software/flows that automate: IP design generation from Quartus, running through FPGA software flows like compile with various tools, spyglass, timing closure , and design verification within the IP configurability framework. Define and select new approaches and implementation of CAD software engineering applications and design specifications and parameters. Develop routines and utility programs. Prepare design specifications, analysis, and recommendations for presentation and approval. Collaborating with other partner groups like IC design and software to define test structure designs. Troubleshoot design and verification issues with complex IP designs flows and tools. The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits: Attention to details and discipline in following defined methodologies. Communication skills, ability to clearly and concisely convey technical content. Track record of results and execution in a tight schedule environment. Tolerance to ambiguity, ability to efficiently define concrete architecture and design strategy/plans. Team player with ability to work with diverse user base design engineers, device engineers, CAD engineers, software engineers etc. Motivated individual with a 'can-do' attitude, and willingness to take informed risks in order to achieve desired team goals.


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 relevant previous job/internship and/or school/research experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:
- Must possess a Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Engineering, Electrivcal Engineering or related fields.
- 6 months of relevant experience in CAD tools (AutoCAD, VariCAD, etc.)
- 6 months experience in development/programming in (Perl, mySQL, C++, TLC)
- 6 months experience with CDC, Spyglass lint, Verilog, VHDL.
- 6 months with UNIX/Linux platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with FPGA flows Web based programming experience a plus.
- Familiarity with synthesis, timing closure and timing constraints

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

About Intel Corporation

Company Description

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the world leader in silicon innovation, develops technologies, products and initiatives to continually advance how people work and live.

Mission & Values

Our values define who we are and how we act as employees and as a company. More than simply words, they are something we live by each day. They speak to everyone within our diverse workforce.

These are our ideals, the Intel Values:
  • Customer Orientation
  • Discipline
  • Quality
  • Risk Taking
  • Great Place to Work
  • Results Orientation

Working Here

Big thinking. At Intel, we thrive on it. That's why we put brilliant minds together and give them the tools to succeed. So whether you're in engineering, manufacturing, operations, or marketing, you'll play an important part in bringing our next-generation computing platforms to the world.

Put yourself in the right company, and let the ideas fly. If you’re looking to make an impact, Intel is the perfect place. For interns, recent college graduates, or experienced professionals, Intel has positions in business and technical disciplines all over the world. Explore the possibilities. You’ll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.


Intel believes employees are the most important investment for success, and Intel's comprehensive compensation and benefits program reflects that. The program's purpose is to attract, retain and reward the people responsible for the company's long-term growth and profitability. It's designed to provide Intel employees and their families with the stability of long-term financial security and protection. Learn more about Intel's compensation and benefits programs.

Honors & Awards

Intel and our employees have been recognized for a number of corporate initiatives and charitable endeavors. In the past year, we have received over 80 recognitions for our corporate responsibility efforts at the local, national and global level. And while winning awards is certainly not the motivation behind these efforts, the recognition is always appreciated. The following is a listing of some of the recent awards Intel has received.
  • Newsweek's Green Rankings 2009
  • Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes Member
  • Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
  • Green Power Partner of the Year by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Ethisphere Institute's 2009 World's Most Ethical Companies
  • Corporate Responsibility Officer magazine's 100 Best Corporate Citizens List