HW Design Engineer - Intern/Coop Winter/Summer 2019 - 69633

Location: Boxborough, 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.

An internship/co-op position as an ASIC (hardware) design engineer in AMD’s Semi-Custom Business Unit.  As a member of this R&D group, the focus will be on designing, implementing and delivering the next generation SOC’s that will enable future gaming, graphics and high performance computing products.


Working as a member of the Front End engineering team, the individual’s responsibilities may


  • Design and integration of AMD & 3rd party IP
  • Synthesizing HDL and optimizing logic designs to meet area, power and performance targets.
  • Verifying digital logic using industry standard static timing analysis and formal verification tools.
  • Analyzing post-layout results to identify performance bottlenecks, power optimization and area saving opportunities.
  • Developing new scripts, flows or tools to improve the efficiency of the design implementation methodology.



  • Working toward a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering


Desirable Skills / Experience:

  • Course and lab work completed in digital logic design, test concepts and verification methods
  • General knowledge of high performance memory interfaces, graphics processing, clock systems is desirable.
  • Familiarity with Verilog/VHDL, logic synthesis, static timing analysis, simulation and IC layout considered a plus.
  • Experience with Linux, Windows and MS Office Programs.
  • Excellent programming skills including Unix shell scripting and utilities (Perl,TCL, awk, grep, etc).
  • Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills with an attention to detail
  • Superb communication skills, both verbal and written, are highly valued.
  • Teamwork oriented and strong interpersonal skills are a must.

Requisition Number: 69633 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Student/Intern/Temp  


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