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.

Design Verification Engineer

The Role:

The Unified Memory Controller (UMC) is an IP that delivers into all SOCs that are shipped by AMD's Radeon Technology Group. We deliver discrete graphics, Data Center GPUs and Game Console APUs using a flexible controller design as the base for all our IP. We are looking for a Design Verification Engineer in the Dram Controller IP at AMD's Santa Clara Design Center. This position will require you to work in a fast-paced, sophisticated environment where you will be challenged to provide elegant, robust solutions for increasingly complex features.


The Person:

This team is looking for an Engineer with strong communication skills and ability collaborate, to interact with our team an across functional teams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Be a key member of our ASIC Verification team verifying the design and implementation of the memory system components in the industry's leading GPUs! Engaging work with our highly skilled group of architects, designers, and pre- and post-silicon verification teams to accomplish your tasks.
  • Test plan and execute test plan for various features.
  • Develop/Enhance UVM testbench components like test-cases, monitors, scoreboards, sequencers, and sequences for new features/projects.
  • Drive debug and closure of regression signatures using waveform viewer and output files; and collaborate with the RTL designers and testbench owners to fix bugs.
  • Develop quality, timely and cost-effective solutions independently. Contribute to testbench and/or IT infrastructure, helping to build a reliable, scalable, and flexible verification environment.


Preferred Experience:

  • Exposure to Computer Architecture, ASIC design and verification methodology is required.
  • Good understanding of RTL design (Verilog/System Verilog).
  • Fluency in Object Oriented Programming with C++ and/or System Verilog
  • Strong debug and analytical skills.
  • Hands-on experience with Assertion-based verification (SVA), formal Verification (FV), Unified Verification Methodology (UVM), and/or System Verilog checkers and scoreboards.
  • Experience with Python/Perl and C/C++ programming language.
  • Knowledge on DRAM controllers and DDR phys.
  • Exposure to System Verilog/UVM verification concepts.
  • Demonstrated passion for learning and applying new skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and desire to be a great teammate.


Academic Credentials:

  • BS or MS in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science with or equivalent work experience/achievements.



Santa Clara, CA


Requisition Number: 99235 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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