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Intel Hardware Design Engineer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Description

Intel is a global leader, creating world-changing technology that enables progress and enriches lives. We are at the intersection of several technology inflections – artificial intelligence, 5G network transformation, and the rise of the intelligent edge- together will shape the future of technology.

Intel's Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) has been delivering industry leading custom logic solutions to customers since inventing the world's first programmable logic device in 1984. The mission of PSG is to drive the future for Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) and Intel® eASIC™ technology/solutions around the globe. Within PSG, you'll be surrounded by some of the brightest minds/engineers in the world.

In this role, the successful incumbent will perform the following but not limited to:

Develop key performance metrics for FPGA fabric

Use industry standard tools like PrimeTime and PTPX to evaluate PPA targets

Collaborate with Architecture, Design, and Verification teams to enable best in class FPGA designs


Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or MS degree.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8+ high speed clock network design.

  • Experience with SPICE simulators for high yield custom circuit design.

  • Experience with Verilog, design signoff tools and flows, Virtuoso, ICC/Innovus.

  • Experience with SPICE simulators for functionality and reliability.

  • Experience with programming languages like Python, Perl, CSH, TCL, and Makefiles.

  • Experience in transistor level circuit design including standard cells.

  • Communication and documentation skills.

  • Experience with hardware design, advanced process technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Primetime, RTL/Verilog.

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,CA,Folsom;US,CA,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.