Product Development Engineer 2

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 Product Engineer position is in the Interactive Design and ACAP Compilation Tools applications team, located in Longmont, Colorado, USA, for a skilled and self-motivated engineer to focus on tools specification, early validation, training, documentation and key customer support. The successful candidate will work closely with several Xilinx software R&D teams, including IP, embedded processing, infrastructure, flow and GUI to improve the Vivado design entry experience and to enable higher design productivity for the next generation of designs across markets (5G, communication, test, acceleration, machine learning) and Xilinx devices.



  • Assist with defining specifications and propose creative solutions for future FPGA and ACAP SoC devices support or to solve existing persistent and pervasive customer issues
  • Adopt proper tool methodology, and illustrate best practices via examples, tutorials and demos based on a diversity of HW designs
  • Explore critical tool issues seen by customers and help identify workarounds and future enhancements
  • Track, prioritize, and assign reported tool issues to the appropriate engineering teams
  • Participate in cross functional meetings with other engineering, marketing and quality teams to ensure issues are resolved efficiently
  • Author intuitive documentation tuned to the needs of the reader for their areas of expertise
  • Continuously learn about complimentary Xilinx technologies, such as Vitis, HLS, System SW, Alveo boards
  • Stay current with and proposing the internal use of industry approaches, algorithms, and practices



  • Customer Awareness: Has working knowledge of system design flows and expectations
  • Product Knowledge: Has working knowledge of  FPGA or ASIC design processes, tools and flows, and has exposure to  AXI protocols, system software dependencies, and Linux. Has hands-on experience with HDL, Tcl (or Python), physical implementation flows and verification tools.  Hands-on Vivado experience is a benefit but not strictly a requirement.
  • Design Enablement: Experience with performance analysis, verification methodologies, and demo creation
  • Problem Solving: Assist with solving complex system level issues with tier-1 customers
  • Technical Communication: Can simplify and communicate complex subjects, by articulating   options, tradeoffs, and clarifying potential impacts
  • Beneficial Skills: Experience with embedded hardware systems, Linux based operating systems, system software, and device tree generation. Hardware design experience with Verilog, SystemVerilog, or VHDL are also beneficial.  



  • MS or equivalent work experience in Electrical Engineering or similar technology area, with minimum 2 years of relevant experience



Requisition Number: 152968 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Product Engineering

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