Low Power Design Engineer

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.




In this role, as part of CAD Methodology team, you’ll have the opportunity to develop and deploy differentiating methodologies for next generation AMD designs. Your contributions will impact several products across all market segments from server to desktop and laptop designs.



AMD is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, experienced, detail oriented low power design engineer with strong technical knowledge and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.



  • Develop and deliver low power methodology and power aware physical design implementation flow for next generation designs.
  • Release high quality flows and provide support to design teams on critical issues.
  • Evaluate and qualify capabilities of new EDA tools and collaboratively develop new features.
  • Provide technical leadership, mentoring and customer support in a global multi-cultural work environment.


  • Experience in all aspects of physical design including floorplan, placement, routing and optimization with emphasis on low power techniques.
  • Experience in power gating and knowledge of UPF or equivalent.
  • Experience in multi-voltage design and power aware design implementation flows.
  • Experience in power grid development and EM/IR analysis. Experience running EM/IR analysis tools. (Ansys RedHawk-SC or equivalent)
  • Experience in timing, physical verification and signoff flows.
  • Experience working on Synopsys and/or Cadence design implementation flows.
  • Experience working on 3DIC design implementation and analysis.
  • Excellent UNIX and programming skills (Perl, Python, and TCL). 
  • Ability to provide technical presentations and write clear documentation.
  • Experience working on multiple projects in a global team environment.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science with 8+ years’ experience.


Austin, TX

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: 147181
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin
Job Function: Engineering Design



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