SoC Design Lead

Location: Shanghai, CN

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.


SoC Diags Lead


AMD Diagnostics engineering team has immediate opening for Senior Member of Technical Staff for end to end SoC verification leadership. Key responsibilities of the position are listed below



  • Provide end to end ownership of the quality, coverage and completeness of Diagnostics solution to a program;
  • Highlights project goals, strategies, risks, and key requirements of Diagnostics, tools and framework to help PMs, Managers, IP validation architects and Framework architects to create their plans;
  • Owns the Diagnostics pre-silicon emulation strategy and planning across Simnow, FPGA and VEH models, including the RTL coverage requirements before silicon tape out, Diagnostics verification strategy and requirement before silicon back etc.;
  • Owns the SoC system level feature verification methodology and planning, including the multi-IP use cases verification, system level power/ performance evaluation and stress test etc.;
  • Driving the technical requirements to achieve the feature coverage and hardware bug capture targets;
  • Collaborate with cross teams to achieve the key program milestones, such as bring up, all features enablement, performance profiling, production support etc, with desired coverage metrics from Diagnostics;
  • Provide Diagnostics support to external customers;
  • Forward thinker to improve feature coverage model, development process and drive innovation;



  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. In EE or CS or equivalent is required
  • Good English required – verbal and written



  • A minimum of 10 years of experience on SoC verification SW development and closely interact with HW designers;
  • Excellent understanding of processors based SoC architecture, including processor, system io, memory, engine IP(e.g. graphics, display, video codec etc. ), security block and how they organized/interacting, to identify the critical areas for focus of SoC & IP verification;
  • Proficient in verifying complex IP blocks and system level functions/features for SoC by writing C/C++ programs;
  • Strong mix of large-scale software development ability and hardware understanding;
  • Familiar with source controls systems like Perforce, SVN and Git;
  • Familiar with Linux, knowledge and experience of device driver or firmware development is required;
  • Hands-on experience with SoC bring up is preferred;
  • Strong system level debugging and testing skills, and capability to quickly identify problems and provide robust solutions;
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written and strong leadership capability
  • This position is essential to the success of AMD. You will be working with the very best in our technology, while working on some of the most exciting projects the industry has to offer.


Requisition Number: 73993 
Country: China State: Shanghai City: Shanghai 
Job Function: Design 

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