Silicon Design Engineer 2

Sep 14, 2022
Rochester, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

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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.

We are searching for a Digital Design and Verification Engineer that wants to be part of a new and innovative Integrated Power Management solution team within AMD.  This is a chance to focus on pre-silicon IP design and verification that will be used in AMD’s next generation Server, Graphics and Gaming products.  Ideal for an individual looking to produce cutting edge architectures and development.



  • Writing micro-architecture design specifications and verification test plans
  • RTL design with SystemVerilog
  • Ensure design meets power, timing, area and performance targets
  • Block level and system level digital verification
  • Execute on verification test plans at various levels of design hierarchy including unit and full-chip environments
  • Develop high level language testbench components including stimulus drivers, BFMs, behavioral models, monitors and checkers
  • Develop, simulate and debug directed and random stimulus and assembly level tests to find bugs in the low power IP design; verify the functionality and verify conformance to the spec
  • Develop and analyze assertions and coverage terms.  Participate in technical reviews of the specifications, design, and test plans.  Identify and address areas of concern to meet design quality objectives.
  • Drive project deliverables and dependencies with IP Architects, RTL designers, and Physical Design engineers.
  • Ensure the design is bug free


  • Hands-on experience in UVM, System Verilog logic, Verilog design and verification
  • Familiarity with backend tools (synthesis, lint, CDC, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with low power design and power analysis flows
  • Familiar with languages like Perl, python, C/C++ etc.
  • Experience in modeling hardware designs in emulators or FPGAs
  • Familiarity with digital logic power management techniques (clock gating, power gating, V-F curves, on-die voltage regulation, clock integrity, etc.)
  • Hardware debug methods and tools
  • Experience and/or familiarity in Design-for-Debug techniques and architectures is preferred
  • Work well with others in a team environment


Academic Credentials:  BS in electrical/electronic/computer-science or related field is required; Master's degree preferred

Requisition Number: 183125 
Country: United States State: New York City: Rochester 
Job Function: Design

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