Fellow SoC Architect ( Client ) - 115944

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Fellow SoC Architect ( Client ) - 115944


The Role:

Would you like to Influence all aspects of next generation SoC microprocessors within AMD’s Client SoC architecture team? If so, this role works with Client architects guide a SoC from early concept stage through design execution and post silicon. This role involves collaboration with many teams across subject areas, including IP design, SoC integration and physical design, platform architecture, software, firmware, packaging, and silicon validation. You will affect every part of the SoC and see your contributions in shipping products.


The Person:

We are looking for strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to details. Must be organized, self-motivated and able to work optimally on teams small and large across sites. Able to prioritize multiple assignments and drive them to completion. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for driving technical conversations to successful outcomes.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Define SoC level feature requirements, and serve as key contact point for chip capabilities
  • Invent new product features and capabilities in collaboration with architecture and design teams
  • Drive technical and resource tradeoffs between parties to achieve goals
  • Drive attainment on metrics such as performance, power, and cost over the project lifetime
  • Write SOC level architecture specifications and other documentation in a clear and concise fashion
  • Assess design bugs and recommend fixes or workarounds to balance technical requirements with schedule


Preferred Experience:

  • Driving high-performance computing architecture, including experience with microprocessors, graphics processors, PC chipset hardware with general familiarity with microprocessor and PC/SoC architecture
  • Additional knowledge areas include performance, power management, security, graphics, machine learning, memory systems, chip packaging, I/O technologies, SoC interconnect fabrics, power distribution, reset and clocking architecture
  • Understanding of digital logic design concepts. Experience with multiple aspects of the ASIC design flow, such as RTL coding and synthesis and timing tools, is also helpful
  • Knowledge of programming languages, particularly scripting languages such as Perl, Python, etc. is a plus


Academic credentials:

Bachelor, Master or PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Architecture work experience



Austin, Texas

Full relocation services and outstanding employee health benefits provided!


Note: AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.




Requisition Number: 115944 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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