MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Feb 28, 2024
Cork, Ireland
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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MTS SILICON DESIGN ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

The focus of this role is to plan, build, and execute the threat model, security verification plan of new and existing features for AMD’s Data Accelerator IP SS, resulting in no bugs, holes in the final design.  

 

THE PERSON: 

You have a passion for modern, complex processor architecture, digital design, and verification in general. You are a team player who has excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with other engineers located in different sites/timezones. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and are willing to learn and ready to take on problems. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Review microarchitectural specifications to analyze hardware IP for potential security weaknesses.
  • Develop a threat model that includes the security scope, potential vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and risk mitigation strategies based on AMD’s state-of-the-art security technologies.
  • Develop and implement security verification test plan and define security coverage/sign-off criteria.
  • Participate in RTL and firmware security reviews/audits.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify security dependencies and any missed threats/vulnerabilities.
  • Debug test failures to determine the root cause; work with RTL and firmware engineers to resolve design defects and correct any test issues 
  • Review functional and code coverage metrics – modify or add tests or constrain random tests to meet the coverage requirements 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in RTL design and/or verification.
  • Experience in threat modeling techniques and assessing hardware bugs for security.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze microarchitectural specifications.
  • Familiarity with computer architecture, virtualization, memory management, and I/O concepts.
  • Experience with AMD SNP security, Intel TDX, or Arm TrustZone is an asset.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in debugging firmware and RTL code using simulation tools 
  • Proficient in using UVM testbenches and working in Linux and Windows environments 
  • Automating workflows in a distributed compute environment. 
  • Scripting language experience: Perl, Ruby, Makefile, shell preferred.  

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer engineering/Electrical Engineering 

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Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.

 

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.

MTS SILICON DESIGN ENGINEER 

 

THE ROLE: 

The focus of this role is to plan, build, and execute the threat model, security verification plan of new and existing features for AMD’s Data Accelerator IP SS, resulting in no bugs, holes in the final design.  

 

THE PERSON: 

You have a passion for modern, complex processor architecture, digital design, and verification in general. You are a team player who has excellent communication skills and experience collaborating with other engineers located in different sites/timezones. You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills and are willing to learn and ready to take on problems. 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Review microarchitectural specifications to analyze hardware IP for potential security weaknesses.
  • Develop a threat model that includes the security scope, potential vulnerabilities, attack vectors, and risk mitigation strategies based on AMD’s state-of-the-art security technologies.
  • Develop and implement security verification test plan and define security coverage/sign-off criteria.
  • Participate in RTL and firmware security reviews/audits.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify security dependencies and any missed threats/vulnerabilities.
  • Debug test failures to determine the root cause; work with RTL and firmware engineers to resolve design defects and correct any test issues 
  • Review functional and code coverage metrics – modify or add tests or constrain random tests to meet the coverage requirements 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in RTL design and/or verification.
  • Experience in threat modeling techniques and assessing hardware bugs for security.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze microarchitectural specifications.
  • Familiarity with computer architecture, virtualization, memory management, and I/O concepts.
  • Experience with AMD SNP security, Intel TDX, or Arm TrustZone is an asset.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in debugging firmware and RTL code using simulation tools 
  • Proficient in using UVM testbenches and working in Linux and Windows environments 
  • Automating workflows in a distributed compute environment. 
  • Scripting language experience: Perl, Ruby, Makefile, shell preferred.  

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer engineering/Electrical Engineering 

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    #LI-Hybrid  
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