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Intel DFT / DFx Design Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Intel's PSG (Programmable Solutions Group) is looking for a motivated senior level DFT / DFx Design Engineer to join an industry leading IC design team. This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge designs including FPGA, processor, DSP, SERDES, IO, 2.5D multi-die packaging, and other technologies that will drive future success.

As a senior DFT / DFx Design Engineer engineer you will be responsible for DFx architecture and implementation including DFx spec, test logic insertion, test mode timing constraints, ATPG, and pre-silicon validation.

You will be a part of a DFx team to work on DFx methodology and flow to improve pre-silicon and post-silicon validation process. You will closely work with IP and integration design teams to understand the design and functional mode behaviors of the logic and circuits. You will also work with test development teams to understand manufacture test requirements and goals such as test coverage, test cost, yield, silicon bring-up, and debug.


Relevant experience can be obtained through work, classes, projects, internships, and/or military experience. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

What You’ll Bring (Minimum Qualifications)

10+ years of relevant experience, experience should include DFT/DFx.

Ways to Stand Out From the Crowd (Experience in one, or more, of the following is considered a plus factor):

  • DFT architecture and design specifications.

  • DFT design and verification including both RTL and gate level.

  • EDA tools such as synthesis and scan insertion tools, ATPG tools, simulation and debug tools, and STA tools.

Education Requirement

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Other Locations

US,Santa Clara

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.