Sr. Fellow Silicon Design Engineer - 135683

Location: Roseville, 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.


We are seeking a seasoned SoC Architect with expertise or significant interest in GPU System Architecture. You have had significant success driving architecture, product roadmaps and product requirements. You are meticulous about Power, Performance and Area while driving schedule and managing cost. This senior role will stretch you as you lead architecture teams in new directions, network with our world-class, patent-holding think-tank, and negotiate amongst design teams, marketing, and business unit executives.



  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills, demonstrated through Technical publications, presentations, trainings, executive briefings, etc.
  • You are highly adept at collaboration among top-thinkers and engineers alike, ready to mentor and guide, and help to elevate the knowledge and skills of the team around you.
  • You are experienced in leading teams of senior engineers



  • Manage a team of SoC architects responsible for defining product features and capabilities, closing architecture and micro-architecture requirements, driving technical specifications for SoC and IP blocks to meet those requirements, and providing technical direction to teams.
  • Comprehend the SOC as a complete system which includes HW (Silicon), FW, BIOS & SW and ensure that FW, BIOS & SW are aligned to enable all features, optimizing for performance and power.
  • Work cross functionally with IP/Domain architects to identify and assess complex technical issues/risks, and develop architectural solutions to achieve product requirements.
  • Knowledge sharing and other contributions to Platform & System Architecture 
  • As an overall product owner, responsible for architecture analysis and technical solutions for marketing/feature change requests.
  • Work closely with Design teams for Area and Floorplan refinement, Verification Test plan reviews, Timing targets, Emulation plans, Pre-Si bug resolution and Performance/Power Verification sign offs.
  • Support Post-Si teams for Product Performance, Power and functional issues debug/resolution.


  • Outstanding foundation in Systems & SoC architecture, with expertise in one or more of the following:  CPU or GPU, Memory sub-system, Fabrics, CPU/GPU coherency, Multimedia, I/O subsystems, Clocks, Resets, Virtualization and Security
  • Experience analyzing CPU, GPU or System-level Micro-Architectural features to identify performance bottlenecks within different workloads.
  • Demonstrated expertise in power management microarchitecture, low power design and power optimization, along with power impact at architecture, logic design, and circuit levels.
  • Excellent communication, management, and presentation skills.
  • Adept at collaboration among top-thinkers and senior architects with strong interpersonal skills to work across teams in different geographies.



  • Advanced degree in computer/electrical engineering (i.e. Masters or PhD)



Requisition Number: 135683 
Country: United States State: California City: Roseville 
Job Function: Design


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