RTL Design Engineer

Mar 15, 2024
Boston, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


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THE ROLE: 

The Memory PHY team is looking for a passionate and experienced Design Engineer for RTL and Firmware development of high-speed LPDDR, DDR IPs. Be a part of the definition, design and development phase of industry-leading Memory PHYs and interface IP. This opportunity includes creation of new IO designs as well as working on multiple designs and enhancing methodologies in parallel. Be a part of a team that delivers Industry leading IP and help our experts in RTL, FW, circuit, and architecture teams develop leading edge and differentiating IPs.

 

 

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: 

  • RTL design for memory I/O
  • PHY Digital Architecture development from pathfinding, coding, verification to physical implementation
  • PHY link layer design, implementation & verification with Analog and System architect.
  • PHY Analog/Digital co-design
  • Digital design and RTL coding
  • Timing Synthesis & Drive Physical implementation
  • Collaborate with architects, hardware engineers, and firmware engineers to understand the new features to be verified 
  • Estimate the time required to write the new feature tests and any required changes to the test environment 
  • Build the unit tests 
  • Debug design failures to determine the root cause; work with design verification and firmware engineers to resolve design defects and correct any test issues 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Digital design engineering experience
  • Proficient in debugging firmware and RTL code using simulation tools 
  • Experienced with Verilog, System Verilog, C, and C++ 
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, System Verilog and a scripting language; experience with Python, Perl and TCL is a plus
  • Knowledge of clocking architectures, synchronization, and CDC methodology, SERDES, DDR, Memory Controller, or MAC Design experience is preferred
  • Strong understanding of computer organization/architecture.
  • Mixed signal RTL experience is a plus
  • Exposure to leadership or mentorship is an asset 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer engineering/Electrical Engineering 

 

 

LOCATION:

Boxborough, MA

 

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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: 

The Memory PHY team is looking for a passionate and experienced Design Engineer for RTL and Firmware development of high-speed LPDDR, DDR IPs. Be a part of the definition, design and development phase of industry-leading Memory PHYs and interface IP. This opportunity includes creation of new IO designs as well as working on multiple designs and enhancing methodologies in parallel. Be a part of a team that delivers Industry leading IP and help our experts in RTL, FW, circuit, and architecture teams develop leading edge and differentiating IPs.

 

 

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: 

  • RTL design for memory I/O
  • PHY Digital Architecture development from pathfinding, coding, verification to physical implementation
  • PHY link layer design, implementation & verification with Analog and System architect.
  • PHY Analog/Digital co-design
  • Digital design and RTL coding
  • Timing Synthesis & Drive Physical implementation
  • Collaborate with architects, hardware engineers, and firmware engineers to understand the new features to be verified 
  • Estimate the time required to write the new feature tests and any required changes to the test environment 
  • Build the unit tests 
  • Debug design failures to determine the root cause; work with design verification and firmware engineers to resolve design defects and correct any test issues 

 

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 

  • Digital design engineering experience
  • Proficient in debugging firmware and RTL code using simulation tools 
  • Experienced with Verilog, System Verilog, C, and C++ 
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, System Verilog and a scripting language; experience with Python, Perl and TCL is a plus
  • Knowledge of clocking architectures, synchronization, and CDC methodology, SERDES, DDR, Memory Controller, or MAC Design experience is preferred
  • Strong understanding of computer organization/architecture.
  • Mixed signal RTL experience is a plus
  • Exposure to leadership or mentorship is an asset 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS: 

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer engineering/Electrical Engineering 

 

 

LOCATION:

Boxborough, MA

 

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