MTS Silicon Design Engineer (75460)

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.

Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer for AMD’s leading edge, next generation microprocessors.


AMD is looking for talented, detail-oriented and motivated design verification engineers who are interested in functional verification of x86 microprocessor cores. You’ll have the opportunity to work on and learn about some of the industry’s cutting edge microarchitectural designs while you create verification plans for new design features and architectural enhancements. Your contributions will impact products that span the global x86 market from server, to desktop and laptop designs.


Job Functions:

  • Work with a team of other verification engineers to verify a state-of-the-art microprocessor core,
  • Defining and implementing test plans including stimulus, checking and functional coverage plans,
  • Developing test benches and test bench components in SystemVerilog/UVM and C++,
  • Writing SystemVerilog/UVM tests with constrained randomization,
  • Debugging simulation fails and working with designers to fix design bugs,
  • Analyzing, and closing, functional coverage,
  • Assist with silicon observations, often requiring replication of behaviors in simulation, to root cause.


Key skills:

  • Object Oriented Programming with SystemVerilog, UVM, and C/C++,
  • Simulation and debug with a Verilog based functional simulator,
  • Strong knowledge of microprocessor architecture (x86 preferred),
  • Coding in x86 Assembly language,
  • Scripting with Perl or equivalent languages.


Preferred Experience:

  • Test plan development and execution for complex digital designs,
  • Writing and maintaining SystemVerilog/UVM and C++ code,
  • Functional verification experience with digital designs,
  • Working experience in a UNIX software environment.


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor of Science in EE, CE, or CS (3 - 5 years of related industry experience preferred) or Masters of Science in EE, CE, or CS (1 - 3 years of related industry experience preferred) or PhD in .EE, CE, or CS (0 - 1 year of related industry experience preferred).



  • Austin, TX.





AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from head hunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications 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: 75460 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
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