Cache and Memory Subsystem Design Engineer - 81279

Location: San Diego, California, 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.

Cache and Memory Subsystem Design Engineer 



The Cache and Memory management team is looking for a candidate who will  assume ownership of complex designs that will be used in  next generation  graphics products. The candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing  complex features from microarchitecture specifications of the digital block.


Key responsibilities: 

  • Work with Architects and micro-architecture of unit designs and  write design specifications
  • Plan, Execute and Track new features at IP level.
  • Implement complex features in Verilog and factor in all the tradeoffs that are necessary for the design (area/power/performance/timing)
  • Synthesis and timing closure in co-ordination with Physical Design team and SoC teams
  • Closely work with block architect to understand design trade-offs  
  • Co-ordinating design, verification and implementation activities at IP level


Preferred skills:

  • Requires very strong understanding of computer architecture.
  • Industry experience  on logic design and physical design.
  • Prior experience with graphics design and pipelining preferred.
  • Experience using industry standard tools (VCS,Verdi) and adapt to proprietary tools.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a cross-site team environment.



  • BS + 8 years or MS + 6 years’ work experience desired



Requisition Number: 81279 
Country: United States State: California City: San Diego 
Job Function: Design


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