Silicon Design Engineer 2
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Austin, TX

About $67,000 - $88,000 a year

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What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Physical Design Engineer

THE ROLE:
This is a physical design role on the skilled Austin Core team that developed the world-class Zen and Valhalla (Zen-2) processor cores. The candidate will collaborate in a small team environment to solve challenging problems that will result in AMD's next high-speed processor.

THE PERSON:
If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD. Our employees work hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform Synthesis, Auto Place & Route, and custom gate level design to optimize the design.
Work with the RTL developers to drive the design to meet an aggressive, high frequency goal while minimizing power.
Participate in synthesis, floor-planning, logic verification, circuit design, timing closure, electrical closure and verification, and physical integration of the design.

PREFERRED SKILLS:
Strong knowledge of logic design and digital circuit design.
Experience with Synthesis and Auto Place & Route CAD tools.
Experience in timing and electrical closure of high-performance designs
Good working knowledge of RTL, microarchitecture, and scripting languages such as Perl or Python.

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS:
MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred or BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering

LOCATION:
Austin, TX

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Requisition Number: 76894
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin
Job Function: Design

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