SoC Design Engineer


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

We are seeking a System On a Chip Design Engineer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the integration and verification of an SoC design, integrating logic of IP blocks and subsystems into a full chip SoC or discrete component design. This role is integral to defining architecture and microarchitecture features of the block being designed and ensuring the quality of various logic design aspects.



You must possess the minimum qualifications below 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 a combination of your schoolwork/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronic engineer, computer science, or related field of study with at least 1 year of experience in:
- Programming skills in Python or equivalent languages(packages, classes, methods and properties).

- VLSI Logic design or verification
- Major EDA tools (e.g., Synopsys VCS/Fusion Compiler/Spyglass, Cadence - Conformal/Xcelium, Siemens Mentor Graphics Tessent, etc.)
- Unix/Linux and Windows operating systems
- Intermediate English Level

- Costa Rican unrestricted work permit.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge in any of the next areas is a plus:
System Verilog / OOP, OVM/UVM.
SOC-level design/integration and/or validation.
RTL quality checks.
Simulation-based debug (VCS, Verdi, DVE).
Computer (CPU) and/or System (Platform) Architecture.
Object Oriented programming.
Front-end Design TFMs (Tools, Flows, and Methodologies).

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.