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Global Foundries Application Design Engineering Intern (Summer 2023) - JR-2300437-5859 in Malta, New York

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GlobalFoundries is a leading full-service semiconductor foundry providing a unique combination of design, development, and fabrication services to some of the world\'s most inspired technology companies. With a global manufacturing footprint spanning three continents, GlobalFoundries makes possible the technologies and systems that transform industries and give customers the power to shape their markets. GlobalFoundries is owned by Mubadala Investment Company. For more information, visit

Internship Program Overview:

Our Interns & Co-ops are our entry-level talent pipeline for GF across the globe. Our goal is to provide students with a meaningful work experience that will equip them with the skills to embark on a career in the fast-paced and growing semiconductor industry after graduation. As an intern at GF, you\'ll experience one-on-one mentorship, work assignments that prioritize your growth and potential, professional development opportunities, and the chance to network with executives.

Summary of Role:

The GlobalFoundries\' Application Engineering - Design (AE-D) team is responsible for providing direct customer support on the PDKs, design tool environment and technologies for chip design. This includes GlobalFoundries\' state-of-the-art Silicon Photonics, RF SiGe, Specialty High Voltage, SOI and FinFET technologies. The ideal candidate for this position will assess incoming technical cases, work with Application Engineers and other internal teams, and assist in driving internal solutions that support excellent customer support. This position offers an opportunity for direct customer interaction and exposure to different areas of the wafer manufacturing industry.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Support the US AE-D team resolve technical questions, which may involve issue debugging with design tools
  • Verify reported bugs in the Process Design Kit (PDK) and document clearly, for assessment
  • Support with US AE-D team metric tracking
  • Participate in technical discussions with the PDK development team to implement fixes and enhancements
  • Contribute to the writing of Technical Training Materials

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Education - At least a sophomore at time of application and actively pursuing a Master\'s or PhD in Electrical or Computer Engineering through an accredited degree program during the time of internship.
  • Experience - Exposure to IC design, design implementation tools, flows, device engineering or process development
  • Must have at least an overall 3.0 GPA and in good academic standing.
  • Language Fluency - English (Written & Verbal)
  • Good communication skills in the English language - written & verbal
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good teamwork, adaptability, and positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior related internship or co-op experience
  • Demonstrated prior leadership experience in the workplace, school projects, competitions, etc.
  • Project management skills, i.e. the ability to innovate and execute on solutions that matter; the ability to navigate ambiguity.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills Strong planning & organizational skills
  • Experience with tools such as Cadence, Mentor/Siemens and Synopsys, device engineering and/or silicon technology process development is highly desirable.
  • The ideal candidate is familiar with IC design, design tools and flows.


Expected Salary Range

The exact Sal ry will be determined based on qualifications, experience and location.

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An offer with GlobalFoundries is conditioned upon the successful completion of pre-employment conditions, as applicable, and subject to applicable laws and regulations.

GlobalFoundries is fully committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and believes that cultural diversity within the company enhances its business potential. GlobalFoundries goal of excellence in business necessitates the attraction and retention of highly qualified people. Artificial barriers and stereotypic biases detract from this objective and may be illegally discriminatory.

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