SMTS Silicon Design Engineer - 75861

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 execiting role, the indidual will have the opportunity to get involved in every aspect of the integration of IPs. The candidate will be dealing with multiple issues across a broad range from pre-silicon design to post silicon debugging ! This role will give a candidate exposure to various technical issues with various groups.



  • Provide systems engineering and post-silicon support for SerDes and memory interface IP
    • New product bring-up support from first-silicon in the lab through initial production
    • Triage observations from silicon validation, and help debug issues with ATE, Platform, Firmware, and characterization/compliance teams
  • Provide expertise and support in silicon design, process and integration flows for SerDes and Memory Interface IP
    • Pre-Silicon engagement with internal and external PHY design teams, Platform, ATE, IP design, and Firmware teams.
  • Perform analog circuit and mixed-signal design/analysis for high-speed I/O SerDes IP in advanced processes technologies.



  • Professional experience in the semiconductor industry doing analog mixed-signal circuit design and/or test and debug
  • High-speed I/O SerDes TX/RX design knowledge, e.g. understanding of CDR, PLL/DLL, driver, receiver, VREG techniques and circuits
  • Experience with advanced FinFET semiconductor technologies such as 14nm and 7nm preferable
  • Basic understanding of Verilog RTL, digital circuits, as well as a general knowledge of the backend physical flow
  • Familiarity with the range of design areas and tools, (HSPICE, PrimeTime, etc.) and understanding of design/technology interactions
  • Python and/or Perl programming desirable.  Should be familiar with UNIX environment
  • Laboratory experience, including hands-on use of equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Good teamwork and communications skills are mandatory.


Requisition Number: 75861 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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