Logo of Huzzle

Post Silicon Debug Development Engineer

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Hillsboro
    Santa Clara

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a STEM field with 1+ years of experience, knowledge in device physics, semiconductor fabrication, failure analysis, and electron/ion microscopy. Hands-on experience in vacuum technology is highly desired.
  • You will develop new ion beam technologies, conduct experiments, provide silicon debug support, collaborate with teams, and improve circuit editing processes for cutting-edge Intel products.


  • This is an entry level position and will be compensated accordingly. You must possess the below minimum qualifications 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. Experience would be obtained through a combination of prior education level classes, and current level school classes, projects, research and relevant previous job and/or internship experience.
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical/computer engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences, Physics, or a related STEM field with 1+ years of experience or a master’s degree in electrical/computer engineering, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering, Material Sciences, Physics, or a related STEM field.
  • 3+ months of experience or knowledge in any 3 or more of the following:
  • ​Device physics and integrated circuit knowledge
  • Familiarity with semiconductor fabrication process
  • Silicon or package physical failure analysis
  • Circuit Edit applications development or related fields.
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy, Focused Ion Beam system operations
  • Device performance characterization, such as using parametric analyzer.
  • General knowledge of electronics, Unix, PC Skills and Microsoft Office.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in device physics, circuit layout, and process technology also desired.
  • Hands on experience in vacuum technology and electron / ion microscopy highly desired


  • Intel's Post Silicon Debug technology pathfinding team is responsible for next generation ion beam technology, circuit edit, and transistor probe technology developments. The Circuit Edit Research and Development Engineer's responsibilities include:
  • Execution of experiments for new generations of focused ion beam (FIB) platforms and ion beam technologies (e.g., Xenon Plasma FIB; Gallium FIB; Neon/Helium FIB; Cold Beam)Provide analytical support on ion beam machined samples, including SEM, cross-section analysis, TEM / EDS analysis, mechanical probing, device testing, and electrical characterization.
  • Providing silicon debug support on Intel's leading-edge server and client products.
  • Additional responsibilities include:
  • Collaborating with the operation support team to develop and improve new circuit editing processes for the current and next-generation node.
  • Working with circuit designers, component debug, platform validation engineering on direct write device modification and node access strategies.
  • Working with process development engineers on developing best practices for ion beam machining for defect analysis.
  • Good written and verbal skills, ability to create training and documentation,
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with teams across multiple organization and geographies.


What is the primary responsibility of a Post Silicon Debug Development Engineer?

A Post Silicon Debug Development Engineer is responsible for developing comprehensive pre-production test suites and component/physical debug capabilities to enable high quality, high volume manufacturing.

What department is responsible for test development across product segments at Intel?

Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) is responsible for test development across product segments at Intel.

What percentage of Intel's revenue does Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) support?

Manufacturing and Product Engineering (MPE) supports 95% of Intel's revenue.

Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Intel’s mission is to shape the future of technology to help create a better future for the entire world. By pushing forward in fields like AI, analytics and cloud-to-edge technology, Intel’s work is at the heart of countless innovations. From major breakthroughs like self-driving cars and rebuilding the coral reefs, to things that make everyday life better like blockbuster effects and improved shopping experiences — they’re all powered by Intel technology. With a career at Intel, you have the opportunity to help make the future more wonderful for everyone.