Product Development Engineer

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.




AMD is looking for a seasoned Member of Technical Staff Product Development Engineer with extensive experience in HW/SW system design and methodology to help boost design productivity and performance across current and future AMD Versal ACAP platforms. Versal ACAP combines ARM processors, programmable logic (FPGA), AI engine arrays and numerous cutting edge memory and connectivity IPs, assembled to deliver powerful heterogeneous acceleration for any application.  The Product Engineer position is in the ACAP Interactive Design and Compilation Tools applications team, and is located in  North America, preferably in Longmont CO or San Jose CA.



The successful candidate will work closely with several AMD software and hardware R&D teams to improve the current Vivado design creation experience and enable higher productivity for the next generation of designs across key markets (5G, wired communication, test & measurement, video, machine learning). The candidate will own one or several product areas, such as for example IP Integration, addressing, IP wizards, design project & infrastructure, compilation & simulation flows, which are major components of the Vivado design ecosystem.



  • Deep-dive on new and critical tool issues seen by customers or internal AMD teams, to identify work-arounds and drive resolution in future releases aiming at boosting. Interact with the Field team to review proposals and schedule.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Engineering on tools specifications for Vivado and for the next generation Design and Compilation Tools. Develop and deliver training materials on new features.
  • Interface with Senior Management, Quality, Tech Marketing and Application teams to ensure issues are resolved and corrective actions completed.
  • Use HW/SW system design experience to drive methodologies, illustrate best practices by developing design examples, tutorials, short videos and demos.
  • Stay current with and propose the internal use of industry approaches, algorithms, and practices.



  • Customer Awareness: Has excellent working knowledge of system design flows and expectations
  • Product Knowledge: Has excellent working knowledge of the entire FPGA or ASIC design process and tool flow, with expertise in AXI or equivalent protocols, system software dependencies, Linux. Has hands-on experience with HDL, Tcl (or Python), physical implementation flows and verification tools
  • Design Enablement: Expert in design performance analysis, verification methodologies, and demo creation
  • Problem Solving: Ability to handle and solve complex system level issues, internally and with tier-1 customers
  • Technical Communication: Can simplify and communicate complex subjects, by articulating  options, tradeoffs, and clarifying potential impacts



MS or equivalent work experience in Electrical Engineering or similar technology area, with minimum 8 years of relevant experience desired



Requisition Number: 179362 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Product Engineering  

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