Spring 2023 System Design Engineering Co-Op/ Intern

Location: San Jose, California, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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The System Validation team plays a key role in validation of complex SOCs in pre-silicon and post silicon.  Our most recent project Versal ACAP, a fully software-programmable, heterogeneous compute platform that combines Scalar Engines, Adaptable Engines, and Intelligent Engines to achieve dramatic performance improvements with dual core ARM processing system and Programmable logic is known for Industry’s first Heterogeneous architecture. We are looking for a passionate engineer to work with us on our latest SOC – Versal.


We are looking for an aspiring Systems Design Engineer with a strong background in software to join the System-level Test team in San Jose.  As a System Validation Engineering Intern, you will be involved in the silicon life cycle from testing of emulated next-generation RTL through to silicon verification and characterization.  You will have a view of the full system but also will become an expert in certain IP down to the register-level.  We are looking for someone who can span the range of able to develop device drivers in software to debug on hardware. As an intern on our team, you will gain real engineering experience in working with complex SOC and validation software and make a difference to the quality of our products.



  • Assist in bringing up system level validation tool on new silicon

  • Run regressions and experiments to help root cause issues

  • Enhance existing test software for system-level validation and verification of existing and new FPGA features.

  • Design, develop, implement, test, and verify systems based on FPGAs with embedded Micro Blaze or ARM processors 

  • Help to develop novel methods for system-level modeling and verification

  • Help automate design, test, and build processes



  • Must be a student enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Electrical / Computer Engineering with an emphasis on embedded system development and/or computer architecture
  • Computer Architecture class(es) required
  • Programming languages: C, Python, Verilog

  • To support our group, we are looking for a  intern that can commit to a full time (40 hr per week), 4-12-month internship starting in January 2023.

  • You must be able to work onsite at are San Jose, CA Office. Located at 2100 Logic Dr, San Jose, CA 95124

  • Shorter internships will NOT be considered.

Requisition Number: 185604 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Student/ Intern/ Temp

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