CPU Core Physical Design Engineer

Location: Poughkeepsie, New York, 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.

The Role: 

We are seeking a seasoned Physical Design Leader with expertise in Microprocessor Design and Design Techniques. You are meticulous about Power, Performance and Area while balancing the business needs. This senior role will stretch you as you lead the physical design team to help create new design for AMD.

The Person: 

  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills, demonstrated through technical publications, presentations, trainings, executive briefings, etc.
  • You are highly adept at collaboration among top-thinkers and engineers alike, ready to mentor and guide, and help to elevate the knowledge and skills of the team around you.
  • You are experienced in leading teams of senior engineers

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary technical contact for your focus area
  • Pro-actively works with peers in technology and design reviews
  • Quantify impacts of technology issues in design reviews
  • Represent the CPU Cores to executive management from a technical perspective.
  • Work cross functionally across CPU Cores team to identify and assess complex technical issues/risks, and develop solutions
  • Work closely with Design teams for Area and Floorplan refinement, Timing targets, Power targets

 Preferred Experience:

  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Experienced in high-speed microprocessor designs
  • Ability to create new design ideas and flow
  • Knowledge of current sub-micro technologies
  • Solid understanding Physical Design tools and flows or custom circuit design

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Electrical Engineering Degree with 5+ years of experience preferred



Poughkeepsie, NY




Requisition Number: 165123 
Country: United States State: New York City: Poughkeepsie 
Job Function: Design

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