Hardware FPGA Design Engineer

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

Hardware FPGA Design Engineer


The Company:

AMD's newest acquisition Pensando is a leading provider of data center networking technology. Pensando's distributed services platform will expand AMD's data center product portfolio with a high-performance data processing unit (DPU) and software stack that are already deployed at scale across cloud and enterprise customers including Goldman Sachs, IBM Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Oracle


We are hiring engineers to help contribute to rapidly expanding and innovative chip designs in both 7nm and 5nm process technologies. We are developing cutting-edge domain specific processors for the IAAS and smart-switch markets that leverage the P4 programming language to provide software-defined features and scale but with hard-wired performance attributes. Applications include advanced PCIe, networking, storage, and security virtualization services for both the public and private cloud markets.


The Role:

  • Proven record of project end-to-end ownership from concept to launch, and beyond
  • Proficient in Verilog, and VHDL
  • Proficient in validating a design, including setting up the simulation strategy
  • Familiar with high speed design concepts
  • Work within the team through the concept / design / optimization & validation phases of a project
  • Plan bring-up and validation activities along with Diagnostics, and software
  • Knowledge with PCIe, DDR4/5 memory interfaces, I2C, SPI, and other industry standard interfaces
  • Work across the disciplines, mechanical design, CAD layout, software engineering, and manufacturing teams to deliver the highest quality product to delight our customers
  • Strong written, and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment effectively, where ideas get exchanged to solve complex challenges


Preferred Experience:

  • Has developed with FPGAs such as Xilinx, and have validated designs through simulations
  • Familiar with Design for Cost and Design for Manufacturing, DFT, and Design for Cost proficient
  • Familiar with compliance standards such as FCC, EMC, and ESD
  • BSEE/MSEE, or equivalent qualifications


Academic Credentials:

4+ years of hardware design experience as a Hardware Engineer



Milpitas, CA



Requisition Number: 168886 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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