In this role, the Senior Digital IC Design Engineer/Architect will be part of team contributing to Silicon Photonics Solution Group's mission to transform and lead datacenter connectivity and enable Intel's differentiation in the networking space. As Senior Engineer, the individual will be involved in developing key digital & mixed signal designs from architecture to product. Responsibilities will include: - Driving system specifications, defining digital circuit architectures and enabling designs meeting power, performance and cost for next generation optical interconnects. - As part of the team developing key components the engineer must be able to work collaboratively leading block level development. equipment and other hardware systems. - Determines creative design approaches and parameters. - Analyzes equipment to establish operating data. - Conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. - Applies and uses independent evaluation to selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability. -- Evaluates practical capability of vendor to support product development.
The ideal candidate should have- MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
4+ years of experience in High Speed Digital Development.
Able to design through various phases of the ASIC/SOC digital design process
Product definition, Architecture, RTL design using Verilog, system Verilog, verification, syntheses, P&R and STA, Test bench development, Functional verification, Timing analysis, Power consumption and power integrity analysis
Guiding the physical design and DFT efforts for your designs
Must be hands-on and possess solid design and architecture experience for chip and system definition, low power design techniques, multiple power domain design, clock gating, multi VT design, DFx, CPF and CDC tools.
Support product validation, ATE test and QUAL teams during high volume ramp-up
Knowledge of CMOS/BiCMOS Process
Experience with integrated analog mixed signal designs.
Good understanding of low noise PLL, Clocking and data recovery architectures.
Good understanding of Signal Integrity and Channel modeling.
Experienced with Digital and Mixed signal design flow using Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor tools.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Design and verification of complex digital blocks- Understanding of the complete digital design flow - from specification to silicon- Verification of mixed signal systems - including behavioral modeling and UVM
Understanding of digital communications, high speed serial links and video transport- Development of digital signal processing functions-- Silicon bring-up in the lab
Experience with Modulation techniques such as NRZ/PAM4 SERDES and system standards such as CAUI-4 or OIF-25G-VSR.
Excellent communication skills and ability to work within a cross functional team are musts. - Understanding of the complete digital design flow and ability to drive sound design methodology is valued.