Infinity Fabric Silicon Debug Engineer

Jan 26, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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The Role:

Are you interested in a role that offers the opportunity to show off your outstanding engineering, creative problem-solving and communication skills?

AMD Infinity Fabric is the scalable coherent interconnect used across all our product segments including EPYC, Ryzen, Radeon, Semi-Custom products, and Deep Learning solutions. This highly visible position will be responsible for Infinity Fabric silicon enablement for one or more products, ensuring performance and power efficiencies, with focus on time-to-market.

The Person:

A successful candidate will:

  • Have passion for working on innovative sophisticated computing systems
  • Be a self-starter who enjoys finding better and faster ways to solve daring problems
  • Be highly organized, able to prioritize, and balance multiple workstreams with attention to detail

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Infinity Fabric architects, micro-architects, performance and DV teams to understand new features, arrive at efficient routing configurations, finalize settings, and formulate new silicon test requirements.
  • Engage with product, platform, and diagnostic development teams to describe and ensure stressing of all new or important design features.
  • Engage with firmware/software/modeling teams, deliver initialization/configuration settings, and ensure their correctness.
  • Develop experiments, tests, and triggers to root-cause functional, performance and power observations on silicon. Work with HW and SW teams to explore possible alternate solutions or workarounds.
  • Collaborate in system power and performance tuning efforts.
  • Propose and drive Design-For-Debug requirements to the micro-architecture team to aid debug of future designs.
  • Participate in discussions on next-generation design ideas, providing feedback based on silicon findings and evolving software usage models.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong background in Computer architecture/microarchitecture, interrupts, memory ordering, MMU, caches and coherency concepts
  • Good understanding of VLSI logic design concepts and power/performance tradeoffs
  • Good programming skills in Python, C, Ruby, or Perl
  • Familiarity with hardware description languages like Verilog or VHDL
  • Comfortable with using lab equipment like oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • System debug experience and system validation experience a plus

Academic Credentials:

MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred.

Location:

Austin, TX

 

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At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package.  Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role such as either an annual bonus or sales incentive. Many AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock if voluntarily participating in AMD’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also be eligible for competitive benefits described in more detail here.

 

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third-party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

The Role:

Are you interested in a role that offers the opportunity to show off your outstanding engineering, creative problem-solving and communication skills?

AMD Infinity Fabric is the scalable coherent interconnect used across all our product segments including EPYC, Ryzen, Radeon, Semi-Custom products, and Deep Learning solutions. This highly visible position will be responsible for Infinity Fabric silicon enablement for one or more products, ensuring performance and power efficiencies, with focus on time-to-market.

The Person:

A successful candidate will:

  • Have passion for working on innovative sophisticated computing systems
  • Be a self-starter who enjoys finding better and faster ways to solve daring problems
  • Be highly organized, able to prioritize, and balance multiple workstreams with attention to detail

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Infinity Fabric architects, micro-architects, performance and DV teams to understand new features, arrive at efficient routing configurations, finalize settings, and formulate new silicon test requirements.
  • Engage with product, platform, and diagnostic development teams to describe and ensure stressing of all new or important design features.
  • Engage with firmware/software/modeling teams, deliver initialization/configuration settings, and ensure their correctness.
  • Develop experiments, tests, and triggers to root-cause functional, performance and power observations on silicon. Work with HW and SW teams to explore possible alternate solutions or workarounds.
  • Collaborate in system power and performance tuning efforts.
  • Propose and drive Design-For-Debug requirements to the micro-architecture team to aid debug of future designs.
  • Participate in discussions on next-generation design ideas, providing feedback based on silicon findings and evolving software usage models.

Preferred Experience:

  • Strong background in Computer architecture/microarchitecture, interrupts, memory ordering, MMU, caches and coherency concepts
  • Good understanding of VLSI logic design concepts and power/performance tradeoffs
  • Good programming skills in Python, C, Ruby, or Perl
  • Familiarity with hardware description languages like Verilog or VHDL
  • Comfortable with using lab equipment like oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • System debug experience and system validation experience a plus

Academic Credentials:

MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering preferred.

Location:

Austin, TX

 

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