Silicon Design Engineer 1

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, 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.



Curious, analytical minds wanted! As part of AMD's Virtual Bring-Up (VBU) central methodology team you will work across AMD's product portfolio to develop and enable methodology and tools to tackle key design cycle challenges for the company by leveraging Accellera Portable Stimulus Standard (PSS), hardware-based emulation/prototyping and virtual platform technologies. 

Ideal candidate would have interest in hardware design, firmware, OS, and software development with focus on best practices for design, verification, and ease of debug. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Development of AMD wide Portable Stimulus tests and infrastructure for various design IPs and SoCs 

  • Development of technologies for hybrid emulation that includes Virtual platform and hardware accelerators. 

  • Development and support of emulation infrastructure to support complex IP and SoC. 

  • Synthesizable transactors, C++, SystemC or UVM testbench, Fully synthesizable testbench 

  • Partner with customer teams across AMD’s business units to enable the methodologies, as well as improve execution efficiency.  


Preferred Experience 

  • Hardware design, verification, or firmware background 

  • High-level programming with C++, Python, Perl, Ruby, C 

  • Experience with RTL design simulation and verification 

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, or similar backgrounds considered. 

  • Computer architecture and standard hardware IPs like PCIe, USB, Display, Video, Audio etc. 

  • Interaction of hardware and software 

  • Clean software architecture 


Academic Credentials 

B.S. or higher in Computer Engineering or Computer Science preferred 



Boxborough, Mass 



Requisition Number: 82471 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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