SoC Logic Design Engineer


Posted Feb. 12, 2024

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Job Description

Develops the logic design, register transfer level (RTL) coding, and simulation for an SoC design and integrates logic of IP blocks and subsystems into a full chip SoC or discrete component design. Participates in the definition of architecture and microarchitecture features of the block being designed. Performs quality checks in various logic design aspects ranging from RTL to timing/power convergence. Applies 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. Reviews 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. Follows secure development practices to address the security threat model and security objects within the design. Works with IP providers to integrate and validate IPs at the SoC level. Drives quality assurance compliance for smooth IP to SoC handoff. Behavioral Traits: Soft Skill: Problem-solving skills Willing to proactively complete tasks and escalate issues appropriately. Demonstrated experience collaborating with other team members. Willing to quickly and independently pick-up new technologies and frameworks Effective communication skills: Communicating effectively in writing and in conversation to the customers and other team members. Should be able to ascertain user requirements and prepare documentation.Medium to High level of English.


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.
Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor degree in Electronic, Electrical, Mechatronic engineer, computer science, or related field of study.

- 4+ years' experience in VLSI and strong Knowledge in the next areas:
Python or similar programming languages, packages, classes, methods and properties
System Verilog / OOP, OVM/UVM.
IP, SOC-level or ASIC Design, design/integration and/or validation.
- Advanced English level.

- Costa Rican unrestricted work permit.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Master’s Degree in related field
- RTL quality checks.
- Computer (CPU) and/or System (Platform) Architecture.
- Advanced programming.

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.