Director Silicon Design Engineering (80442)

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, IN

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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 outstanding 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 redefine 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 Engineering Director (SOC Design)

The role:

AMD’s India is looking for an experienced SOC Director to lead the SOC design team and deliver the next generation of leading-edge APU chips.

The person:

  • Wants to Own Something that Matters: This is a definitive leadership role for our SoC Design Team. It is high visibility and requires someone who will drive and deliver solutions.
  • Seeks New Challenges: It is a hard role – those who thrive in this role love to tackle new challenges and are able to flex across many fields, both technical and operational, to overcome any obstacle.
  • Tenacious: This is a fast-paced role that requires swift action, constant communication, and never-ending drive for improvement.
  • Communication: Must have excellent interpersonal skills and will be interacting with audiences ranging from executives to entry level engineers. Ability to comprehend complex technical challenges.
  • Learns Fast: Demonstrates the ability and desire to learn quickly and to proficiently absorb new information.
  • Adaptable: This role requires an ability to adjust to factors on the ground, guiding your team to deliver solutions while navigating real-time changes to business or customer requirements.
  • Leadership: Able to lead teams of both direct and dotted-line reports to get results. This includes contractors and ODCs. Successful handles large scale projects.
  • Project Management: Strong project and budget management capabilities.
  • Transferable Experience in Semiconductors: Requires some combination of expertise in semiconductor design, RTL, architecture, design for test , design for verification, product test, product engineering, semiconductor physics and/or semiconductor manufacturing.

Key responsibilities:

  • Advises the design and development of SOCs from concept to tape-out and owns the Si support from validation to production
  • Lead the functional teams for Design, Design for Test and Debug, Verification and Physical Design.
  • Plans and advises the chip definition, budget and schedule working with the architecture and IP teams
  • Supervises the project team coordination from initiation through delivery.
  • Responsible for ensuring the completion of the SOC Chip on schedule and within budget constraints, meeting all the POR requirements.
  • Responsible for mentoring and strengthen the team

Preferred experience:

  • In depth knowledge of ASIC design fundamentals and the chip development process.
  • Hands on design experience on at least a few aspects of chip design – Architecture, synthesis & Implementation, DFX, physical design and Design Verification.
  • Chip development involves multi-functional IP/SOC teams across geographies including on-site and off-site contractors
  • Acts independently to achieve schedule and design requirements
  • Have strong management, technical problem solving, communication and presentation skills

Academic credentials:

  • Preferred Engineering Degree specialized in VLSI development with an overall of 15+ years of work experience.


  • Hyderabad, India.

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Requisition Number: 80442 
Country: India State: Telangana City: Hyderabad 
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