Analog CAD Design Engineer - 133723

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



Analog CAD Design Engineer - 127603 


You will be an integral part of the hardware design process, with responsibility for developing innovative ways of creating AMD's next generation of ASICs. You will use your combined hardware/software background to help create common software flows used by all AMD custom IP component designers. Our Best in Class CAD flow solutions encompass the IP development process but also requires verification techniques to ensure IP model kits support a robust circuit design environment.

The person

  • Interest in transistor level circuits and layout.
  • Has passion for automation specifically targeted towards circuit construction and analysis.
  • Understands code verification and recognizes the need of through testing.
  • Ingenuity, excellent communication, outstanding problem-solving skills and common sense.

Key responsibilities

  • Support and maintain AMD’s transistor level Static Timing Analysis (STA) tool suite.
  • Support and maintain AMD’s EM, IR, Thermal and FIT tool suites.
  • Lead EDA tool evaluations, present findings, release tools and train users on new methods.
  • Build custom tool solutions to complement existing EDA tool capabilities.
  • Work closely with macro component IP designers to debug tool flows for complex IP.
  • Understand Analog design methods and collaborate with macro component designers to adjust work flows which enhance IP development quality and efficiency.
  • Improve and promote communication, teamwork, problem solving, mentoring and training.

Preferred experience

  • Strong hardware and software skills.
  • Ability to develop well-structured and maintainable software.
  • Deep understanding of Flip Flop digital and analog behavior and a love of learning are strong assets.
  • Experience in UNIX, Verilog (or VHDL), C/C++, Skill, an understanding of analog concepts, including hspice, are assets.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in order to work well with peers in Toronto and other AMD design sites.

Academic credentials

  • Bachelors degree in related work area.


Markham, Ontario, Canada - or remote with relevant experience.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

Requisition Number: 127603

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin
Job Function: 
Design Engineering




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