Sr. Silicon Design Engineer

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.


The AMD Physical Design team is looking for an experienced Physical Design Engineer to drive the successful execution and completion for high end GPU Physical Designs. As part of the Radeon Technology Group at AMD, be part of the team responsible for delivering the next generation cutting edge graphics, latest technologies, brand new architectures, and very large and complex designs.



  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and mentorship to junior Physical Design Engineers
  • Drive innovation and productivity improvements in several Physical Design areas
  • Have prior experience and in depth knowledge on Chip Level Floor planning, Bus / Pin Planning, Clock Tree Synthesis, Placement, Optimization, Routing, Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis, IR drop analysis, Physical Verification and Sign Off
  • Haver strong technical problem solving skills
  • Experience with flow development and scripting
  • Knowledge for DRC rule deck useful


  • 2+ years Experience in ASIC Design with relevant Physical Design Skills preferred
  • Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree, Masters is definitely as asset
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with attention to details
  • Strong communication, Time Management and Presentation Skills
  • Must be a technical leader able to independently and efficiently drive all tasks to completion
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to Team members and be a very effective team player
  • Working experience on CAD tools from Synopsys and Cadence required

Requisition Number: 130401 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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