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Intel Compact modeling engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

The Group:

Technology Development and Modeling (TDM) is part of Intel's Design Enablement (DE) organization. DE is a key pillar in enabling Intel to deliver design, development and manufacturing services that allow internal and external customers to deliver winning products to the marketplace. Your work will directly enable design teams to get to the market faster with leadership products based on innovative technologies.

The Role:

This position involves developing and maintaining various spice modeling extraction, quality and performance evaluation tools, while working in a highly interactive team environment with the following responsibilities:

  • Develop statistical models to capture process variation

  • Develop and maintain compact/SPICE device models in internal and external circuit simulation tools, that are used for designs across Intel.

  • Work closely within technology development and design teams across Intel to deliver high quality process files.

The Person:

As a member of TDM you will be at the forefront of co-optimizing Intel's state-of-the-art process technology which allows customers with diverse design needs to enable best-in-class products for data-centric applications. Tech Definition and Modeling Team serves as the design interface with the process development team and works out key design/process interactions for all new Intel processes.


You must possess the "minimum qualifications" listed below to be considered for this position. "Preferred qualifications" are not required, but all other things being equal they will give you an advantage in the interview process.


  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field with an emphasis in device physics, and at least 2 years of professional work experience OR a Ph.D. in the same field of study and emphasis.

  • Professional work experience in semiconductor device physics modeling.

Preferred :

  • Graduate-level courses or projects relevant to device simulation, transistor modeling/design, circuit simulation or compact model development

  • Statistical Modeling and/or Machine learning

  • Python Programming experience

  • Software application or tool design and modeling

Inside this Business Group

As the world's largest chip manufacturer, Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art -- from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support. Employees in the Technology Development and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

Covid Statement

Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

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.