Director of Engineering / AI Engine Design

Location: San Jose, 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.

The Silicon development team is looking for a leader to manage the implementation of next generation AI Engine processors in Silicon

In this role, the candidate:

  • will be responsible for the design of next generation ML/DSP architectures in Silicon
  • will manage a team of designers across geographies to implement multiple generations and derivatives of ML/DSP IPs, with a focus on quality, schedule and application needs
  • will work with Architecture, Microarchitecture, physical design and software teams to manage the implementation of ML/DSP processors to serve a broad range of products
  • will work with team to develop specification of the micro-architecture for next generation ML/DSP architectures 
  • will be expected to drive the team to analyze performance, power and area tradeoffs, and make implementation choices
  • will work with Architecture, Verification, Validation and Software teams to ensure micro-architecture and design is fully verified/validated across multiple platforms
  • is expected to solve customer problems through innovative enhancements to product architecture/ micro-architecture
  • Is in tune with industry trends and contributes to consistent roadmap decisions


Education Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters in electrical or computer engineering 


Years of Experience and Requirements

  • 15+ years in the industry and 10+ years of experience in the area of CPU/DSP/vector processors/SIMD, etc.
  • 8+ years of experience in managing large SoC design projects and teams
  • Experience in specifying, developing and productizing ML/DSP designs is a plus
  • Strong foundation in SoC architecture, design, verification and physical implementation 
  • Experience in managing design and implementation of multi-core vector DSP processors 
  • Demonstrated understanding of compilers and tools for DSP processors 
  • Strong analytical problem solving, and attention to details 
  • Experience in RTL design, verification, and general logic design concepts
  • Expertise in Verilog/System Verilog, C/C++/SystemC, UVM, Scripting languages like Perl/Python, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, self-motivated 



Requisition Number: 153691 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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