MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Aug 08, 2022
Santa Clara, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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Emulation Silicon Design Engineer

Develop/Enhance emulation based pre-silicon methodologies and environment to improve perf/watt for next generation of Radeon processors


  • Using emulation, analyze various frames of multiple games/applications for performance/power consumption
  • Work with RTL Designers, micro-architects and physical design team to optimize design for Low Power
  • Help correlate power/performance between pre-silicon & post-silicon platform
  • Power Management Feature Validation through emulation.



  • Prior understanding of GPU/CPU pipeline architecture; GPU is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog and a scripting language; experience with Perl and python is a plus
  • Prior knowledge of OpenGL/OpenCL/DirectX is a plus
  • Prior knowledge of PTPX/Synopsys tools
  • Strong understanding of digital and analog electronics.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details.
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Ability to work across multiple teams.


Location:  Santa Clara, CA - Potential flexibility with other AMD site locations


Requisition Number: 174901 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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