SMTS Front End and Physical Design Engineer CPU Core Design

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.



This is an opportunity to join AMD’s CPU Core design team focusing Physical Design. This opportunity covers synthesis place and route for blocks over 1 million gates, technology enablement, methodology roles in construction, timing, power grid design and custom circuit design cache and clocks. There are openings in each of these areas.




As part of the AMD CPU cores team you will a wide range of techniques to build industry leading microprocessors. We are looking for people who have a wide range of skills that can look at problems in new ways and improve our products. We have opportunities to fill roles in several areas based on your experience and interests.




  • Solid understanding Physical Design tools and flows or custom circuit design
  • Experience in high-speed microprocessor designs
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks
  • Knowledge of current sub-micro technologies
  • Experience leading small technical teams



  • Bachelor’s degree required with emphasis in Electrical Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering plus 8 years of relevant experience
  • Master’s degree required with emphasis in Electrical Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering plus 6 years of relevant experience





Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 162584 
Country: United Kingdom Province: Cambridgeshire City: Cambridge 
Job Function: Design  

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