Emulation Engineer / Systems Design Engineer - 78292

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.

Systems Design Engineer / Emulation Engineer



By verifying SW stack prior to Bring up, the Team’s goal is to accelerate Bring up and Validation to ultimately improve AMD’s time to market.   You will be advancing Platform Engineering’s capabilities in silicon/system emulation. Test Development, execution and debug of x86 based system with integration of the full SW/FW/HW stack prior to silicon bring-up.   



You will be part of a team that has a significant impact on meeting AMD's time to market goals. Create and improve automation capabilities of emulation workloads. 

  • Responsible for the design and development of test environment components to support the pre-silicon verification of embedded firmware and BIOS code features.
  • Responsible for writing directed tests to verify features in a co-simulated and emulated hardware environment.
  • Responsible for writing OOP based monitors and checkers to support end-to-end firmware/hardware validation.
  • Responsible for writing and developing coverage goals and test plans. 
  • Responsible for running emulator workloads to test new BIOS features.



  • Experience developing System Verilog based test content.
  • Experience developing C++, Python, Perl, Ruby, Shell and TCL test content.
  • Experience developing OVM or UVM based test environments and test sequences.
  • Experience validating hardware features for at least 5 or more projects in a pre-silicon environment.
  • Experience writing SV or PSL properties and assertions.
  • Experience debugging failures using waveform viewers, log files and microcode trace dumps.
  • Experience debugging software using debuggers and trace files.  
  • Knowledge of x86 and/or ARM SoC Architecture and
  • Knowledge of one or more protocols; SPI, DDR, SATA, USB, AXI, PCI, PCIe or I2C



 One of the following combinations of degrees and experience.

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science with 3+ years of pre-silicon hardware verification experience
  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering with 3+ years’ experience in writing Software modules to validate hardware.
  • Bachelors/Masters in Electrical Engineering with 3+ years’ experience in developing OOP based software components and 2+ years’ experience in pre-silicon verification.



Requisition Number: 78292 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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