Fall 2022 Functional Verification x86 Microprocessor Co-Op/Intern - 157401

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.

AMD is looking for talented, detail-oriented and motivated engineering students who are interested in a co-op opportunity in functional verification of x86 microprocessor cores. You’ll have the opportunity to learn about some of the industry’s cutting edge micro-architectural designs while you work on verification plans for new design features and architectural enhancements. Your contributions will impact products that span the global x86 market from server, to desktop and laptop designs.

Specific Job Functions:
• Defining and implementing test plans including stimulus, checking and functional coverage plans.
• Developing test benches and test bench components in System Verilog/UVM and C++.
• Writing System Verilog/UVM tests with constrained randomization.
• Debugging regression fails and fixing verification issues or working with designers to fix design bugs.

• Analyzing functional coverage and closing holes.

• Assist with silicon observations often requiring replication of behaviors in simulation to root cause.

• Writing testcases to validate performance and power.

• Creating and maintaining metrics and charting simulation performance.

Key skills:
• Object Oriented Programming with System Verilog, UVM, and C/C++.
• Scripting with Perl or equivalent languages.
• Simulation and debug with a Verilog based functional simulator.
• Coding in x86 Assembly language.

• Strong knowledge of microprocessor architecture (x86 preferred).


• Coursework or projects involving verification of a student architected design problem.

• Coursework or projects involving software design and unit and integration testing.
• Working experience in UNIX software environment.

• Coursework or project involving System Verilog UVM test bench development a plus.


Education Requirements

•Pursuing Bachelors or Masters of Science in EE, CE, or CS.  Industry related experience a plus.

Requisition Number: 157401 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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