Silicon Design Engineer 2 - 75005

Location: Boxborough, 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.

AMD's strategic focus is on developing one-of-a-kind solutions through its Semi-Custom Business Unit (SCBU) based on the extensive set of intellectual property (IP) amassed across AMD processors, graphics and multimedia. Providing to customers a level of flexibility and differentiation that goes beyond standard AMD products, the business unit takes AMD to a new level of customer-centric design by integrating these building blocks with customer-specific IP to create tailor-made solutions using a flexible System-on-a-Chip (SoC) design methodology.

The business unit features a strong team of engineers who have design wins in all major gaming consoles. They are exceptional and experts 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 making opportunity for a Senior Member of Technical Staff.




  • Will work in the APU based SoC level verification
  • Will verify the cache coherency of CPU, GPU, PCIE, multi-media clients in the SoC level, will verify the memory virutualization designs in the SoC level
  • Will need to work on the testplan
  • Will develop c/c++ tests and asm tests in the very complicated verification testbench, able to verify all the coherency features
  • Will be able to debug the failures from regression in the complicated design and verification testbench
  • Will need to develop the functional coverage, checkers.
  • Propose enhancements and improvements in current testplan, environment, simulation flow,
  • Communicate with many other teams, like related IP teams and other SoC teams.




  • MS/PhD in EE/CS with 0-2 years of hardware verification experience.
  • Knowledge of SOC and system architecture and familiar with RTL designs/Coding styles
  • Working knowledge of languages such as C/C++/Verilog/SV/UVM/Perl etc.
  • Hands on experience with ASIC design flows and methodologies used for chip verification. .
  • Familiarity with X86 Assembly is a plus
  • Familiarity with cache coherency, memory virtualization, GPU architecture is a plus


Additional Recommended Skills

  • Superior communication skills.
  • Be able to work with functional teams across various geographies.

Requisition Number: 75005 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design 


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