Embedded Processor 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.

TITLE: Embedded Processor Engineer


THE ROLE: This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team that develops next generation of high speed IO Controllers. This role entails integrating new processors into future designs.


THE PERSON : The ideal candidate will have the following attributes -

  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills, with ability to provide clear and logical presentations and documentation.

  • Possesses an open mind and demeanor; Visible; Willing to admit and learn from mistakes.

  • Works well with others in a team environment.

  • Work is performed with limited supervision. Strong sense of task scheduling and deliver on time as per committed milestones.



  • Embedded processor selection, configuation and integration into IP based on architectural requirements.
  • Design, implement and validate firmware on the embedded processor.
  • Conduct design reviews in technical presentations to peers and management.
  • Oversee Synthesis and netlist delivery that meets timing, area and power boundaries.
  • Work with Design Verification team to ensure quality for architecture definition and design implementation.



  • Strong knowledge in computer architecture and interconnects.
  • Strong experience in Embedded processor design and integration.
  • Experience in full ASIC design cycle: requirements definition, architectural and micro-architectural specification, RTL, design verification, floor-planning, synthesis, timing closure, post-silicon validation
  • Expertise with Verilog RTL design and experience of large digital ASIC project.
  • Familiarity with front-end EDA tools and flows.
  • Familiarity with Unix/Linux and scripts (tcl, perl, ruby and etc.)


EDUCATION : MS or BS in Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering/ Computer Science


LOCATION : Santa Clara, CA; Folsom, CA; Austin, TX; Other locations available




Requisition Number: 110881 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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