SerDes Mixed-Signal Timing Analysis Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Mixed signal timing analysis engineer


The Role: 

The candidate will be a member of the SerDes mixed-signal design team responsible for timing characterization and some implementation of high-speed digital blocks within the mixed-signal portion of the design


The Person: 

Strong communicator that has interpersonal skills.



  • Internal/external timing characterization of state-of-the-art, high-speed (32+ GS/s), mixed-signal blocks
  • Working closely with the mixed-signal, physical design, and layout teams to drive timing closure and efficient, robust implementations
  • Delivering high-quality external timing characterization to the physical and logical design teams



Preferred Skill sets :

  • Experience in transistor- and gate-level static timing and noise analysis.
  • Experience in transistor- and gate-level custom logic design, particularly high-speed timing paths.
  • Experience in timing / SDC constraints generation and management.
  • Experience in RTL design is a plus.
  • Experience with NanoTime or PrimeTime tools.
  • Good understanding of tool algorithms for noise glitch, cross-talk delay, and margining with OCV / POCV.
  • Proficiency in circuit modeling and simulation, including SPICE models and worst-case corner selection.
  • Proficiency in scripting languages (Perl, python)



  • Masters/Bachelors/PhD in Electrical/Electronics Engineering



AMD employees who will be working onsite at an AMD US facility, are encouraged to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon their start date. This is for the safety of our employees, and to permit AMD to be prepared in the event the stay on Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors is lifted. AMD is not requiring exemption / accommodation submittals at this time.



Requisition Number: 81366 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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