Desgn Verification Engineer - Shader graphics - 180181

Location: San Diego, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Desgn Verification Engineer - Shader graphics


About the Group

It is a group responsible for  Shader (SIMD processor)  Design  and Verification  for GPGPU’s  targeted for products in various form factors beginning with handheld devices, discrete graphics cards , all the way to compute servers for data centers.


About the role

The Shader (SIMD Processor) team is looking for sharp and motivated Design Verification Engineer  interested in verification of Graphics products. You will work  and learn some of the industry’s cutting edge micro architectural designs and be responsible for verification of new design features and architectural enhancements.



The candidate we are looking for is a keen learner and ready to take on tasks that contribute towards efficient design verification and improve the quality of the products. The ideal candidate is continuously thinking of ways to improve efficiency and performance.



·       Verify sophisticated design blocks in  complex SV/UVM  and C++ verification environments

·       Develop and execute pre-silicon verification test plans

·       Develop directed and random verification tests to validate block and IP functionality

·       Develop verification components and tools

·       Develop verification functional coverage using industry standard coverage analysis tools/methods

·       Debug regression fails

·       Replicate functional issues found in external environments or post-silicon; review, improve tests to verify bug fixes


Preferred skills:

·       Requires very strong understanding of computer architecture.

·       Experience with System Verilog and UVM.

·       Experience with C++, Verilog, Perl, and debugging with Verdi

·       Proven technical expertise in functional verification.

·       Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a cross-site team environment.

·       Course work or experience working on Shaders in GPU subsystems or SIMD processors.


Academic credentials:

·       Bachelors or Master’s in electrical/electronic engineering.



Preferred location is Santa Diego; remote work with occasional travel to our Santa Diego office will be considered



Requisition Number: 180181 
Country: United States State: California City: San Diego 
Job Function: Design

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