Core Design Engineer - 80425

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.

Core Design Engineer

The Role:

As a member of core clock design team you will be responsible for defining, specifying, and implementing future core macros/circuits and methodologies. This includes developing initial circuit schematics while working closely with layout designers to drive designs to completion including physical verification and reliability flows including taking into account dynamic/static power consumption and design routability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive design and layout reviews to ensure quality of work and mitigate overall risk
  • Perform circuit analysis incorporating process variation and IR impact.
  • Deliver detailed specifications & documentation
  • Work closely with various subject areas (e.g. Layout, Logical Design, Physical Design, and Design Verification) to ensure successful cross-team engagement and high-quality execution

Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of high performance and low power circuit design, electrical analysis and PPA optimization.
  • Strong understanding of the impact of variation on design performance
  • Previous, high speed, low power clock design and analysis is a plus.
  • Solid knowledge of industry-standard tools and practices (e.g., HSPICE simulator, Cadence design environment)
  • Experience with sophisticated, deep submicron semiconductor technologies, experience with FinFET technology.
  • Familiarity with Perl, Python, Tcl and/or MATLAB
  • Familiarity of Verilog syntax, liberty models and variation format.
  • Experience with Unix/Linux environments
  • Great teammate with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred


Santa Clara, CA



Requisition Number: 80425 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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