SoC Design Engineer

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.

 SoC Design Engineer 


  This position can also be located in Austin, TX or Markham, Ontario

The Role:


Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation of computing and graphics solutions at work, home and play. The world top companies depend on AMD. We power everything from the Microsoft Xbox Series X and the Sony PlayStation 5, to powerful desktops and Windows 10-based laptops, 5K iMacs, the MacBook Pro and beyond. Our employees thrive on challenge and aren’t afraid to test limits. Together, they drive the innovations that break the barriers of technology.


The Person:

As a member of the Semi-Custom Business Unit within AMD, your execution will help bring to life customers Special requirements for designs to be used in a broad range of products, from tablets to gaming consoles to servers and more. As a member of the SCBU team, you will be working closely with architecture, IP design, SoC implementation team, Design Verification team and physical design team to achieve first pass silicon success

  • You will work with architects to understand the product specification, clock structure, power management, interconnect and AMD chiplet based infrastructure. 
  • You will translate these knowledge to the SOC integration team for implementation details. 
  • You will write micro architecture and implementation documents for the SoC integration team. 
  • You will interface with IP design team, SoC integration team, Design Verification and Physical design team to analyze and optimize the implementation efficiency and cost. 
  • You will also help scope and analyze new design opportunities. 
  • Actively work to continuously improve SOC development process
  • We are looking for someone who is technically hands on and a great leader.


Key Responsibilities:

  • BSEE/MSEE Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • 15+ years of ASIC development experience including familiarity with the entire ASIC development process and tools
  • Communicates openly and clearly in meetings, presentations, emails, and reports
  • Significant experience with standard ASIC design tools (synthesis, equivalence checking, static timing analysis, DFT, power check tool, Lint, CDC, vcs)
  • Experience with SoC architecture.
  • Experience with RTL coding in Verilog
  • Experience in integrating and compiling complex SOC models with multiple proprietary and third-party IP
  • Experience working with Design Verification teams on functional and performance verification
  • Experience with IP delivery process and methodologies


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree


  • Boxborough, MA -


Outstanding employee medical benefits and full relocation services offered




Requisition Number: 158129 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design

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