IFS, Physical Design Methodology Engineer


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

Conceptualizes, documents, and designs tools, flows, and methods (TFM) for use in the physical design implementation of IPs, SoCs, and the interaction/handoff/reuse between IPs and SoCs. Establishes regression flows, drives improvement in RTL to GDS flows, and creates and implements methodologies for improving robustness, power, performance, area, and timing for optimizing physical design constraints. Develops new physical design techniques through innovative scripts, checkers, flows, and other CADbased automation to simplify and expedite the design process. Analyzes retrospective data on current generation quality and efficiency gaps to identify proper incremental, evolutionary, or transformative changes to the existing physical design related TFM. Partners with physical design, circuits, CAD, RTL, tool/flow owners, and thirdparty vendor teams to continuously improve physical design methodologies and efficiencies.


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

Minimum Qualifications:

Preferred and Additional Qualifications:

Inside this Business Group

Intel Foundry Services (IFS) is an independent foundry business that is established to meet our customers' unique product needs. With the first 'Open System Foundry' model in the world, our combined offerings of wafer fabrication, advanced process, and packaging technology, chiplet, software, robust ecosystem, and assembly and test capabilities help our customers build their innovative silicon designs and deliver full end-to-end customizable products from Intel's secure, resilient and sustainable source of supply.

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.