Analog Mixed Signal Power Design Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Title : Analog Mixed-Signal Power Design Engineer


The Role:

We are seeking a senior Analog Mixed Signal design engineer to join the LDO (low drop out regulators) /Power Management design team. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a team responsible for defining, specifying, and implementing innovative power management solutions for AMD’s compute, graphics and gaming products.


The Person:

We are looking for a candidate with validated knowledge and experience in the following areas.

  • Has extensive knowledge of voltage regulators, supply monitors, temperature monitors, and other power management, analog and mixed-signal circuits
  • Has excellent detailed oriented analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Is a self-starter, able to drive tasks independently and efficiently to completion
  • Has strong and effective communication skills
  • Has ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers


Key Responsibilities:

In this role you will:

  • Design/Implement various voltage regulators, supply monitors, temperature monitors, frequency monitors and other power management, analog and mixed-signal circuits
  • Deliver detailed specifications and documentation
  • Develop circuit schematics and working with layout designers to drive designs to completion (including physical verification and backend/reliability flows)
  • Drive design and layout reviews to ensure quality of work you're doing and mitigate overall risk
  • Work closely with various fields (e.g. Layout, Logical Design, Physical Design, Firmware, and Design Verification) to ensure successful cross-team engagement and high-quality execution
  • Document and summarize design and simulation results and hosting well organized design reviews
  • Performing pre-Tapeout electrical check tools including EMIR/SigEM (signal electro migration), Logical Equivalence, Electrical Static Discharge compliance, etc.


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Cadence Spectre simulator and/or HSPICE
  • Experience with voltage regulators and voltage reference designs
  • Experience with Cadence schematic entry and layout tools
  • Familiarity with package resonance on silicon design
  • Experience with integration of power management systems in large SOCs
  • Experience with High Current (>1 A) designs
  • Familiarity with deep sub-micron FINFET CMOS processes and second order effects that affect sub-micron silicon processes (e.g. NBTI/PBTI, hot-electron, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Logical Equivalence Check, Totem, Electrical Static Discharge Perc, Spicecheck, and System Verilog
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux environments, Perl, Python, and/or MATLAB


Academic Credentials:

  • Masters or PHD in Electrical or Computer Engineering



  • Austin, TX 



Requisition Number: 134348 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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