MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Aug 12, 2022
Santa Clara, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

What you do at AMD changes everything 

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.


MTS RTL Design Engineer (PLL)



We are searching for a senior RTL engineer to join the PLL design team, responsible for defining, specifying, modeling, and implementing RTL for current and future advanced PLL IPs powering AMD products.


Join a dynamic team and give a boost to your personal career in a challenging and fascinating ever-growing, never-boring area! Looking forward to welcoming you in the team!



The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills along with attention to details
  • Must be an initiative-taker, able to drive tasks independently and efficiently to completion
  • Strong/effective communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team-first mentality
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers
  • Relevant academic background (M. degree preferred) and at least 3 years’ progressive experience



  • Analyze complex digital design problems and propose solutions
  • Develop Verilog RTL and Bus Functional Models
  • Drive/develop ASIC design flows and scripts
  • Create microarchitecture specifications
  • Work with Design Verification team to ensure functional correctness
  • Work with Physical Design team to ensure proper implementation of the design
  • Recommend improvements, optimization and power saving enhancements
  • Support silicon bring-up and diagnostics



  • Proven experience in analog mixed signal design from specification to successful silicon
  • Experience in high-speed interfaces such as DDR, GDDR, HBM, and/or high speed SERDES
  • Experience in designs with multiple power domains
  • Experience in designs with multiple clock domains
  • Experience in industry standard ASIC CAD tools for simulation, synthesis, STA, CDC, UPF, power estimation, etc.
  • Experience in advanced semiconductor technologies, preferably FinFET
  • At least 5 years’ progressive experience in RTL Design



  • Relevant academic background (Master’s degree preferred)


Requisition Number: 178421 
Country: United States State: California City: Santa Clara 
Job Function: Design

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