Sr. Silicon Design 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

This is an exciting opportunity to implement, bring up and validate FPGA design solutions within the SBIO team. Collaborate with FPGA design and verification team members to define requirements and solutions. Own all aspects of FPGA execution from implementation plan, debug to validation.


The Person

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a pronounced attention to detail
  • Strong communication and mentoring skills
  • Skilled at driving tasks to completion with superior quality
  • Can work well with cross functional teams


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with design team to understand and define verification requirements for high-speed, low power digital circuit designs from definition to implementation.
  • Own or be involved in all aspects of the FPGA functional verification from initial test planning, test creation and debug, to coverage and sign-off closure, while providing technical leadership to the team.
  • Own FPGA verification of high speed, low power digital designs at IP and System level using both coverage driven constraint random and directed testing techniques as well as formal verification.
  • Implement test benches and components such as test and sequence libraries, monitors, models and BFMs by applying objected oriented programming verification techniques following UVM methodology.


 Required Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of FPGA/ASIC Design flow and state of the art verification flow
  • Proficient with Verilog, System Verilog and UVM
  • Familiarity with industry standard high-speed protocols such as USB and PCIE is a plus
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with pronounced attention to detail
  • Capable of independently driving tasks and activities to completion in an organized and timely manner with excellent quality



  • Master's degree preferred, major in EE, CS, ECE, or related



Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 134909 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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