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. Drive Physical Verification and signoff for complex chips at advanced tech nodes. 
3. Identify complex technical problems, break them down, summarize multiple possible solutions, and lead the team in the right direction
4. Hands-on flow development and scripting for Physical Verification

5. Schedule discussions and drive execution with multi-site engineers and managers 



1. Over 6 years experience with MSEE or MSCE in ASIC Physical Design from RTL to GDSII
2. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with attention to detail
3. Strong Physical Verification skills with an in-depth understanding of challenges and Rules in advanced tech nodes (7nm and below)

4. In depth understanding of all aspects of PD flow from Synthesis to Signoff. 
4. Hands on experience in taping out at advanced technology nodes (7nm and below)
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: 135102 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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