Silicon Design Engineer 2 (81819)

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.


  • Understand the architecture of the graphics IP and functional block being designed
  • Digital design and RTL coding for assigned block at cutting edge speeds (>2.5G) in the most advanced technology nodes
  • Synthesis and timing closure in coordination with Physical Design team
  • Work closely with block architect to understand design trade-offs and performance challenges
  • Work closely with DV team to analyze and debug failures; write assertions and coverage properties to aid in DV closure
  • Actively participate in Power/Performance/Area improvement planning and implementation



  • Strong knowledge of Verilog, System Verilog  (for design), Lint, Synthesis, and STA; C/C++ is a plus
  • Experience using industry standard tools and adaptability to utilize home grown tools
  • Good understanding of computer organization/architecture
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Self-starter / independently drive tasks to completion
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prior experience with graphics design/pipelining is a plus
  • Knowledge of UVM and constrained-random simulation is a plus.



  • Master's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

Requisition Number: 82155 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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