ASIC Physical 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.





ASIC Physical Design Engineer



1. Technical lead of five to eight senior level engineers
2. Tasks to include RTL Synthesis, Placement, Clock tree synthesis, Optimization, Routing, Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis, IR drop analysis, Physical Verification and Sign Off
3. Identify complex technical problems, break them down, summarize multiple possible solutions, and lead the team in the right direction
4. Drive and hands-on flow development and scripting
5. Schedule discussions and drive execution with multi-site engineers and managers 



1. Over 6 years experience with MSEE or MSCE in

from RTL to GDSII
2. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with attention to details
3. Strong RTL analysis skills including Verilog, Timing Analysis and library understanding
4. Hands on experience in taping out at  7nm, 5nm and lower nodes. 
5. Working experience on CAD tools from Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor Graphics
6. Strong communication, Time Management and Presentation Skills
7. Must be a self-starter, and be able to independently and efficiently drive tasks to completion
8. Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior and senior engineers, and be an effective team player



Requisition Number: 133795 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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