Design Verification Engineer - Memory Controller - 163347

May 18, 2022
Santa Clara, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

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The Unified Memory Controller(UMC) is an IP that delivers into all SOCs that are shipped by AMD's Radeon Technology Group. We deliver discrete graphics, Data Center GPUs and Game Console APUs using a flexible controller design as the base for all our IP. We are looking for a design verification engineer in the Dram Controller IP at AMD's Santa Clara Design Center. You will be working in a fast-paced, complex environment where you will be challenged to provide elegant, robust solutions for increasingly complex features. This is a highly visible position in a growing team. Leadership opportunity is available.


What You'll Be Doing

  • Work with designers, architects to test plan and execute test plan for various features using various verification methodologies. 
  • Develop/Enhance UVM testbench components like test-cases, monitors, scoreboards, sequencers, and sequences for new features/projects
  • Drive debug and closure of regression signatures using waveform viewer and output files; and collaborate with the RTL designers and testbench owners to fix bugs.
  • Develop quality, timely and cost effective solutions independently. Contribute to testbench and/or IT infrastructure, helping to build a reliable, scalable, and flexible verification environment. 
  • Mentoring/Leading junior engineers in the team. 

What We Need To See

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering with at least 3 years of work experience in digital integrated circuit (IC) design verification or other equivalent experience. 
  • Strong knowledge in Verilog, System Verilog, and Object-Oriented Programming
  • Experience with UVM or similar Verification Methodology
  • Requires strong Computer Architecture knowledge
  • Strong coding skills in Python/Perl or other industry-standard scripting languages
  • Experience working in a team environment through the ASIC Project lifecycle from Planning to Tape Out
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a cross-site team environment
  • Strong OOP programming experience. 


Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd

  • Prior experience with DRAM controllers and DDR phys.  
  • Experience with formal verification
  • Experience with mentoring and leadership 



Requisition Number: 163347 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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