PPA Optimization Engineer - 82044

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.

PPA (performance, power, area) Optimization Engineer



                PPA(performance, power, area) optimization for SOC, through uArch, RTL, synthesis and PnR.



  • Understand the architecture of the graphics IP and functional block being designed
  • Build C/C++ model for simulation, build test bench and monitors for the design. compose test plan and validation vectors to ensure functional completeness. Debug function/performance bugs of graphics IP
  • Work with global Front-End design team and physical design team for large scale ASIC chip physical implementation
  • Focus on physical design of deep sub-micron GPU chips including block level  and full chip floor planning, timing closure, place&route, physical verification etc.
  • Focus on power, performance, timing, and area optimization, analysis, flow update and methodology exploration.



  • Have in depth knowledge of entire design process from design specification, defining architecture, micro-architecture, RTL design and functional verification, synthesis, physical design, timing closure, tape-out, and post-Si debug.
  • Have hands-on experience in Chiplevel Design/Integration activities.



  • Bachelor, Master's or PhD degree in Electrical or Computer engineering.



Requisition Number: 82044 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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