Hardware Development Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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We are looking for a talented, self-driven and motivated Board HW Design Engineer with a strong experience in design of Analog/RF/Mixed Signal/ high speed digital design boards to join the Central Products Group (CPG) Hardware Development team in San Jose, CA. You will be involved in the design of high performance, complex boards for some of the most advanced applications in 5G Wireless/IoT/AI/Machine Learning. You will have an opportunity to work in a positive environment where individual development goals are aligned with organizational goals in developing products for some of the life changing and futuristic applications. 



The ideal candidate has excellent analytical skills, is detailed oriented and is comfortable working in a fast changing and dynamic environment. In addition, the candidate should be adaptable and able to function well in both small and large team settings. 



  • Responsible for HW design of board products using AMD (formerly Xilinx) ACAPs, FPGAs, MPSoCs, RFSoCs and other devices 

  • Responsible for coordinating with SI/PI team, Layout team, NPI team, and various other teams for completing the board design distributed globally 

  • Responsible for all aspects of board design and documentation of designs 

  • Responsible for preparation of and implementing checklists for schematic design 



  • HW design experience in Analog, RF and HSDD boards 

  • Excellent experience in designing with interfaces like PCIe Gen3/4/5, Multi Gigabit serial buses, DDR4/LPDDR4, Flash, SPI, I2C and switching power supplies 

  • Experience designing with AMD (formerly Xilinx) ACAPs, FPGAs, MPSoCs and/or RFSoCs a plus 

  • Excellent hands-on knowledge of Cadence Allegro design entry and OrCAD tools 

  • Excellent experience in bring-up testing and design validation testing of boards and in usage of high-speed oscilloscopes, and other lab instruments 

  • Excellent analytical and debug skills 

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 



Minimum of a BS with 2 years of exp or MS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related equivalent 



Requisition Number: 173384 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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