Front End 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.

Timing Front End Design Engineer



The Timing Front End Design engineer will be involved with multiple phases of design of high performance SoC's

We have competitive benefit packages and award-winning culture. Join us !


The person:

  • Possesses good communication skills in able to interact with logic design and physical design team members.


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for synthesis, netlist generation, timing and logical equivalency checks, floorplanning, budgeting, clock methodology and timing constraint management.
  • Strong skills in Lint  RTL code , CDC checks ,  DFT tools
  • Responsible for running and analyzing power static and dynamic power dissipation 
  • Able to work in collaboration with RTL and Physical Design Engineers in chip level planning and integrations
  • Able to generate block level static timing constraints.
  • Able to close timing and perform timing optimization on critical blocks 
  • Generates and Implements ECOs to fix timing 
  • Participates in establishing CAD design methodologies 


Preferred experience:

  • Exposure to IP physical design processes, logical synthesis methods STA analaysis 
  • Proficient with industry standard frontend EDA tools;
  • Knowledge in physical design and tools.
  • Knowledge in RTL/logic design, scripting languages in Tcl/Perl
  • Ppreferred experience in flow development/automation


Academic credentials:

  • MS with 5+ years of experience

The team is based in Santa Clara but we are open to hiring at any AMD site (Austin, TX, Boxborough, MA, Folsom, CA, Orlando, Fla and San Diego, CA).



Requisition Number: 124022 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design


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