CPU Core Design Analysis Engineer

Location: Santa Clara, 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 Role:

The AMD Silicon Valley Cores Methodology Team is seeking a new team member to help investigate, develop, and deploy new techniques to optimize and analyze core design to help build the next generation Zen CPU core for future iterations of Epyc™ servers and Ryzen™ desktop/notebook computers. As a member of our team, you’ll be responsible for collaborating with experts across various aspects of the CPU design flow, from RTL design to tape-out in the most sophisticated process nodes. In our group, your work will have widespread and immediate impact on the ongoing project.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop high speed and low power VLSI design flows and tools in deep submicron fabrication processes
  • Coordinate the efforts of physical design engineers, CAD engineers, and EDA vendors to deliver an innovative, microprocessor design process
  • Tackle design and tool problems with ground-breaking approaches and champion innovation across the organization
  • Develop collaboration and share through technical presentations towards peers and management


Preferred Experience:

  • VLSI circuit design
  • EM/IR Analysis
  • Thermal Analysis
  • Power Delivery
  • Package extraction tools/flows
  • High speed logic design and synthesis
  • Low power design techniques
  • Gate-level design/verification
  • Verilog
  • Experience with tool scripting (e.g. Python/TCL)


Academic Credentials:

  • BS/MS/PhD in CS/EE



Santa Clara, CA





Requisition Number: 134023 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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