Silicon Design Engineer 1

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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TITLE: Design Engineer

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.


This position is within the AMD SERDES Technology team in San Jose, CA, looking for a talented and motivated team member with a focus on FPGA design and hands on silicon bring-up.  You will use your knowledge of high-speed SerDes and design experience to develop various solutions for common high-speed SerDes interfaces and applications.



  • FPGA design and IP solutions development
  • Develop embedded firmware for validation and applications development
  • Work with internal teams to create IP solution, debug features associated with physical layer functionalities
  • Provide customer support and field debugging as required


Preferred Skills & Experience:

  • FPGA design and debug experience
  • C/C++ for embedded system development
  • Knowledge of physical layer specifications in IEEE 802.3 and / or PCIe
  • Programming experience in Python or Perl scripting languages
  • Hands-on experience with various lab equipment for silicon bring-up and validation
  • Knowledge of 50G+ multi-level (i.e. PAM4) SERDES is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • B.S. or M.S. Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred



Requisition Number: 179684 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Design

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