Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Engineer

Location: Austin, Texas, 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.

Senior Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Engineer 


The Role

AMD’s Low Power Advanced Development team is seeking talented, self-motivated individuals to help develop low power innovations that enable industry-leading power efficient computing and graphics products. We have openings for R&D engineers to serve as key contributors in small project teams working on low power advanced development projects. 

The Person:  A candidate who is seeking challenging projects in low power design using the latest modern semiconductor technologies, who is eager to learn and is a good team player.


Key Responsibilities

  • Working on low power circuit design for CPU and/or GPU applications, custom mixed-signal circuits and logic design in advanced CMOS technologies using custom and semi-custom physical design flows
  • Design, simulate, and verify analog, high speed digital, and mixed-signal circuits
  • Design for optimum power/speed/area efficiency
  • Closely work with and supervise layout/mask designers by providing annotated schematics, floor plans, layout, reliability and manufacturability design guidelines
  • Experience in back-end design verification tools and flows including debugging LVS and DRC issues in collaboration with the layout team
  • Work in collaboration with Physical Design Engineers in chip level planning and integrations
  • Create or in collaboration with other team members design reviews, technical reports, and other documentation required for meeting the design quality and for the tapeout signoff

Preferred Experience

  • Requires strong understanding of analog/mixed signal design concepts and CMOS processes
  • Knowledge of basic analog blocks: Linear and Switching voltage regulators, DAC, ADC, comparators, oscillators, high speed clock circuits
  • Cadence's custom IC design environment with special emphasis on Virtuoso schematic/layout design entry tools
  • Synopsys Custom Designer schematic/layout design entry tool experience is a plus
  • Analog/mixed signal circuit simulators, specifically Hspice, Spectre, SpectreRF
  • Design automation (scripting, python, perl, csh)
  • Verilog-A modelling
  • Matlab
  • Knowledge in the digital design flows including Verilog HDL is a plus


Education:  Master's Degree preferred


Location:   Austin, TX (other locations available)



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: 115083 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Design


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