Sr. Manager Physical Design Engineering

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.

THE ROLE: Senior Manager


This is a fantastic opportunity to lead the next generation GPU chip development team at AMD Santa Clara in ASIC Physical Design domain. As a senior manager, you would be managing and leading a team of ASIC Physical Design engineers working on leading edge GPU products at AMD. The team is responsible for driving RTL to GDSII activity on leading edge process nodes, as well as contributing significantly to Flow/methodology developments and improvements.  We are looking for an extremely strong technical leader who will guide and grow the team significantly.





  • 15+ years of relevant experience in ASIC Design
  • Solid understanding of RTL to GDSII design closure cycle, with extensive hands-on experience leading teams on multiple projects on latest process nodes
  • Expert user of EDA tools like Fusion Compiler, ICC2, Innovus, Primetime, as well as latest tools, methodologies and techniques to drive design closure in an efficient manner.
  • Drive cross-functional teams (PnR, Technology, CAD and Design methodology) and optimize margining practices across boundaries to deliver best in class performance/watt
  • Should be able to drive the team independently and completely own multiple critical Initiatives in parallel
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills is a must. Should be willing to contribute to cross functional and cross geographical team endeavors in terms of methodology and design process improvements.
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior and senior engineers, and be an effective team player



Masters or Bachelors in EE/ECE


If you have the above required skills and are looking for a career opportunity to step up, this is the position for you. Join us and lead the world together.






Requisition Number: 181124 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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