Lead SOC Design Engineer - 82132

Location: Boxborough, Massachusetts, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Lead SOC Design Engineer - 82132

The Role:

You will lead and manage the team that will design and build the SOC model which will be a key enabler for the SOC functional teams to begin simulation and netlist activities.

Collaborate with the architectures, IP design, and Physical Design teams to achieve first pass silicon success!


The person: You should be excellent in problem solving, communication and projection!

Key responsibilities:

  • Collaborate and build alliances with IP development teams, SOC design and verification teams to build RTL models of complex SOC projects.
  • Analyze and tackle issues and challenges including AMD proprietary model build flow, simulation library development, IP interfaces and integration, top-level RTL development including connectivity and chip functions such as clocking, reset, and IO.
  • Corroborate design and feature enhancements, top-level chip latency and performance impact.
  • Conduct design integrity, quality and structural checks such as verilog lint checks, and power domain and clock domain checks as appropriate.
  • Work in partnership with front-end integration teams on synthesis of the SOC top-level netlist and collaborate with physical design on modifications to facilitate full-chip SOC construction techniques

Preferred experience:

  • Experience in integrating and compiling complex SOC models with multiple proprietary and third-party IP
  • Industry standards for SOC and IP design, modeling and reuse
  • Experience in building project simulation libraries usable by IP and SOC teams throughout the design cycle.
  • Understanding of SOC data fabric architectures
  • SOC clocking and reset functionality
  • Verilog lint tools (VC_Lint) and verilog simulation tools (vcs)
  • Clock domain crossing tools (0-in)
  • Power domain checking tools (VC_LP)
  • Detailed understanding of ASIC design flow
  • Experience working with Design Verification teams on functional and performance verification
  • Strong organization and multitasking, as well as problem solving and analytical skills are a must
  • Must be a self-starter and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Verilog RTL design and simulation tools (VC_Lint, VCS)
  • Version control system (Perforce)
  • STA and FV Curves expertise
  • System Verilog
  • Proficiency in scripting languages and xml

Academic credentials:

  • Bachelor or Master of Science Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • Ten or more years of ASIC or IP design experience (outside university) preferred


Boxborough MA



Requisition Number: 82132 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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