Silicon Design Engineer 2 - 116156

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.

Silicon Design Engineer 2 – 116156


The Semi-Custom Business Unit (SCBU) within AMD has a unique role in the organization, providing customers a level of flexibility and differentiation that goes beyond standard AMD products. We integrate extensive intellectual property (IP) aggregated across AMD processors, graphics and multimedia with customer-specific IP to create tailor-made solutions using a flexible System-on-a-Chip (SOC) design methodology. Our solutions are used in a broad range of products, from tablets to gaming consoles to servers and more!


The Role:

Our business unit features a strong team of engineers who have design wins in all major gaming consoles. They are exceptional specialists in graphics and compute processing. The PlayStation 4 (PS4) from Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI), the Xbox One from Microsoft are some examples of AMD's Semi-Custom solutions. The Semi-Custom Business Unit (SCBU) has a career embarking opportunity for a new or recent college graduate interested in SOC Design Verification!


The Person:

  • Is highly motivated, hard-working, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Is a self-starter who wants to be challenged technically and thrives in a team environment.
  • Has the ability to work with multi-level functional teams across various geographies.
  • Has superior problem-solving skills.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with architects and verification teams to create SOC-level testbenches
  • Developing SOC-level testbench infrastructure, stimulus and debug failures
  • Regression debug and coverage closure
  • Support integration of multiple IP-level environments into an SOC


Preferred Experience:

  • Outstanding problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience with C/C++, SystemVerilog, and UVM
  • Experience with assembly programming languages
  • Experience with perl/python, Makefiles and Unix shell scripting
  • Highly organized, able to prioritize and balance multiple work streams while working to meet and exceed goals


Academic Credentials:

  • BS/MS/PhD in EE/CS



Boxborough, MA


      • AMD is a government contractor and subcontractor. As required by Executive Order, our US employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 regardless of the employee’s work location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination by December 8, 2021. AMD will provide additional information regarding what information or documentation will be needed and how you can request an exception from this requirement if you have a need for a religious and/or medical accommodation.


Requisition Number: 116156 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design


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