CPU RTL Design Engineer Engineer - 75305

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.

AMD is seeking an experienced and creative processor designer to design and develop functional units in the next-generation core development. Candidate should be highly experienced in the microprocessor development process and have a proven track record of delivering on-time, high-quality products. A broad understanding of microprocessor design is desired.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute on RTL design and coding for various sections of the processor core pipeline and related logic
  • Work with a team of hardware and software engineers to define the high-level architecture 
  • Participate in the definition of microarchitecture of next-generation high-performance processor cores
  • Contribute to design verification, synthesis, power reduction, timing convergence, and floorplan efforts


Required Education and Skills

  • Masters degree or PhD degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent with 7+ years of experience in high-performance microprocessor design and microarchitecture
  • Experience must include 7+ years in Verilog RTL development with industry tools in a CPU, SOC or ASIC environment
  • Demonstrates expertise in the following:
    • Processor architecture
    • Logic design
    • RTL coding experience for a high-speed processor
    • Power-saving techniques
    • Exposure to physical design and verification methods
    • Awareness of synthesis, place and route, and timing closure concepts
  • Development experience from clean-sheet design to product tapeout to post-silicon debug
  • Track record of microarchitecture development, as demonstrated by patents, publications, product features
  • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills 
  • Creative, self-motivated, and able to work comfortably in a cross-site team environment


Preferred Skills

  • Background in other aspects of ASIC implementation, especially with synthesis flow and static timing analysis, is a plus 
  • Knowledge of microprocessor Design-for-Test (DFT) and Design-for-Debug (DFD) logic and issues is a plus
  • Experience in clocking, reset, power-up sequences and power management is a plus
  • Experience with x86 or ARM Architecture (ISA) is desired
  • Comfort with scripting such as Perl, Shell and TCL is a plus



Requisition Number: 75305 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
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