Silicon Design Engineer 2

Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, GB

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 seeks high calibre Graduate Hardware engineer to work on the design and implementation of PCIE based Network Card for the AMD networking platform.

This is an exciting role in the Datacentre Group based in the Cambridge UK office. You will be part of the Alveo Board engineering team designing hardware for next-generation networking for cloud and hyperscale data centre operators. You will also participate in debug/board bring up, and carrying out Design Validation Tests as instructed. As a part of hardware design, you will be expected to use Schematic Capture and PCB Layout Tools.  


The role will involve working closely with different teams both within the Cambridge office and more widely with AMD sites worldwide: working closely with the Board team in Hyderabad and San Jose.

To be successful you will have the ability to quickly understand a complex hardware and software architecture. You will be able to tackle system level problems and demonstrate knowledge of Electronic Design (Analog/Digital) and relevant Lab tools such as Oscilloscopes, Analysers etc.


We are looking for Graduate engineers with a very strong academic background in a numerical subject (e.g. maths, physics or computer science) or of similar calibre. We are particularly interested in Engineers who have implemented Projects, which have made use of FPGA’s or complex Embedded System as a part of their coursework. Training would be provided in the relevant Software tools as a part of the role.




  • PhD, first class or 2:1 from well ranked university
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Have knowledge/exposure to Analog/Digital/Embedded Design
  • Have knowledge/exposure to lab tools such a Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes etc.
  • Have knowledge/exposure to FPGA development
  • Have knowledge/exposure to Schematic Capture Tools (Orcad) and PCB Layout tools (Allegro).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           #LI-DB1

Requisition Number: 154168 
Country: United Kingdom Province: Cambridgeshire City: Cambridge 
Job Function: Design  

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