CPU core Physical Design Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

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 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.



CPU core Physical Design Engineer

The Role


The position will involve working with a very experienced Logic design team and is responsible for delivering the physical design of large tiles to meet challenging goals for frequency, power and other design requirements for AMD next generation microprocessors in a fast-paced environment.


The Person

  • This individual will be responsible for participating and driving large design blocks from early design stage to tapeout.
  • Work responsibilities include synthesizing extremely high speed designs, following through with Place and Route and analyzing design results, and making changes to the RTL code as needed.
  • Work involves daily interaction with other physical designers as well as with RTL/Logic designers

Preferred Experience:

  • Extensive VLSI/IC design experience in a professional environment
  • Knowledge of Logic Design and Synthesis
  • Auto P&R background and skills
  • Experience with Timing Closure, Circuit Design, Electrical Closure, and Memory Compiler Work
  • Proven understanding of RTL, microarchitecture, Physical Design CAD tools and scripting languages (Perl, Python)

Academic Credentials:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering with 5-10 years of direct design experience preferred.



Santa Clara, CA ( Onsite)




Requisition Number: 174425 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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