IFS Std Cell Library Lead/Principal

Intel

Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description


About the Group:
As an integral part of Intel's new IDM2.0 strategy, we are establishing Intel Foundry Services IFS, a fully vertical, standalone foundry business, reporting directly to the CEO. IFS will be a world-class foundry business and major provider of US and European-based capacity to serve customers globally. Intel Foundry Services will be differentiated from other Foundry offerings with a combination of leading-edge packaging and process technology, committed capacity in the US and Europe - available for customers globally - and a world-class IP portfolio that customers can choose from including x86 cores, graphics, media, display, AI, interconnect, fabric, and other critical foundational IP, along with Arm and RISC-V ecosystem IPs. IFS will also provide access to silicon design services to help our customers seamlessly turn silicon into solutions, using industry standard design packages. This business unit is dedicated to the success of its customers with full P& L responsibilities. This model will ensure that our foundry customers' products will receive our utmost focus in terms of service, technology enablement and capacity commitments. IFS is already engaged with customers today starting with our existing foundry offerings and we are expanding imminently to include our most advanced technologies, which are optimized for cutting-edge performance, making them ideal for high-performance applications.

Responsibilities:

Develop the logic design, register transfer level (RTL) coding, and simulation for an IP required to generate cell libraries, functional units, IP blocks, and subsystems for integration in full chip designs.

Participate in the definition of architecture and microarchitecture features of the block being designed.

Apply various strategies, tools, and methods to write RTL and optimize logic to qualify the design to meet power, performance, area, and timing goals as well as design integrity for physical implementation.

Review the verification plan and implementation to ensure design features are verified correctly and resolves and implements corrective measures for failing RTL tests to ensure correctness of features.

Support SoC customers to ensure high quality integration and verification of the IP block. Drives quality assurance compliance for smooth IPSoC handoff.

Demonstrated E2E std cell library design - spec definition, architecture feasibility, cell circuit and layout designed with industry standard EDA tools and flows, library characterization, pre- and post-Si validation, collateral QA, and delivery.
Understanding technology and design tradeoffs for std cell development is a must.
Familiarity with EDA tool suite used for cell design, development and signoff, cell characterization and EDA view generation and validation, and customer collateral readiness.

Experience and skills:

Experience working with multiple foundry technologies is a plus.
In-depth knowledge /experience with Intel technology is a strong plus.
Excellent project and program management skills to mitigate risk and drive execution to meet customer schedule commitments.
Strong communication and presentation skills to executive management
Highly proficient in std cell design techniques and trade-offs
Ability to be customer focused and obsessed in driving technical engagements and meeting std cell library delivery milestones with high quality collaterals.
Bring external foundry best practices to drive custom std cell development and enable characterization kits a big plus.
 


Qualifications


MS degree with at least 10+ years additional experience, or a PhD with 3+ years additional experience, in Electrical Engineering or Physics, or related field with
Minimum 7+ years' experience in designing std cell libraries on leading edge technologies with silicon validated IPs in high volume products.
Minimum 7+ years' experience in technical problem solving.
 


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.

Other Locations



US, TX, Austin; US, AZ, Phoenix; US, CA, Folsom; US, CA, San Diego; US, CA, Santa Clara


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.

Benefits


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: $186,760.00-$299,166.00
*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.

Position of Trust
This role is a Position of Trust. Should you accept this position, you must consent to and pass an extended Background Investigation, which includes (subject to country law), extended education, SEC sanctions, and additional criminal and civil checks. For internals, this investigation may or may not be completed prior to starting the position. For additional questions, please contact your Recruiter.