Sr. Silicon Design Engineer

Sep 06, 2022
Sydney, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
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.




The Role

AMD’s Australian Graphics IP team specialize in the design and verification of AMD's Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). As a Silicon Design Engineer, you will be involved in all aspects of front-end ASIC development including specification, modelling, design, and verification.


The Person

This is a graduate level suitable for final year students in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a related field. The ideal candidate has the following skills:



  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Skilled at understanding requirements and expectations, and clarifying when needed
  • Able to concisely present results and status to peers and management


Analytical ability:

  • Divides an issue into its parts and use data-based decision making
  • Balances big picture and detailed perspectives
  • Understands complex architectural, design, and verification concepts



  • Proactive and self-motivating
  • Seeks guidance from peers and management
  • Enjoys a dynamic work environment



  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment
  • Respects the value of diverse perspectives
  • Supports team objectives
  • Continuously improve how the team meets requirements


Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with architects, modelling engineers, design engineers, and verification engineers on specifications
  • Write microarchitecture specifications, verification plans, and test plans
  • Develop and maintain SystemVerilog/UVM test benches and formal verification environments
  • Develop and maintain Verilog hardware designs
  • Debug, test, analyze, and improve verification coverage of the design
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improving AMD’s ASIC design and verification environment


Preferred Experience

  • Hardware verification using SystemVerilog/UVM or formal verification methodologies
  • Hardware implementation using HDLs such as Verilog or VHDL
  • Software development using C or C++
  • Debug of hardware or software using industry standard debug tools
  • Graphics API or graphics pipeline knowledge
  • Scripting languages - Python, Perl, shell
  • Productivity tools – Jira, Jenkins
  • Configuration Management – Perforce, GIT



Academic Credentials

Bachelor or Master level degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a related field.



Sydney, Australia



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Requisition Number: 181881 
Country/Region/Location: Australia State/Province: New South Wales City: Sydney 
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