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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Fort Collins

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Design Engineer 1
Location: Ft Collins, US
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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.
 
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) (NYSE: AMD) is an innovative technology company dedicated
to collaborating with customers and technology partners to ignite the next generation of computing
and graphics solutions at work, home and play.
If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD. Our employees work
hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by
staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals and a focus on
retaining superior employees.
PRIMARY PURPOSE:
Provide technical expertise for execution on the functional verification strategy for next generation
microprocessor designs. Maintain and enhance existing functional verification methodology. Improve
existing infrastructure. Work on related projects and/or assignments as needed, to meet team goals.
Perform project definition, training and documentation. Develop quality, timely and cost effective
solutions independently. Interface with architects and TG/PG RTL/Designers. Develop an effective
working relationship with parties involved.
KEY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform Functional and Design for Test feature verification of high speed Microprocessor designs,
including development of infrastructure, directed and random test suites at behavioral RTL and gate
design levels across SoC, Core and block hierarchies.
Develop environments, infrastructure and test plans to accommodate both full chip and stand alone
block level verification and debug capabilities using simulation tools, debug tools and programming
skills, based on in-depth understanding of the architecture and HDL/logical design of the
microprocessor.
Participate in development of formal verification techniques.
Develop an automated regression infrastructure setup for functional verification of high speed
microprocessor designs.
Based on thorough understanding of the design architecture, develop, run and debug x86 assembly
based directed tests and random exercisers to validate functionality and testability operation of the
7/26/2017 Requisition for Design Engineer 1 (4) (20282), Matthew Greenwood (Hiring Manager)
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microprocessor design leveraging C/C++/Perl/assembly programming, logic design and simulation
skill set. Resolve all simulation discrepancies and assertion responses for both behavioral and gate
level logic models.
Measure and analyze coverage terms, address exposed weaknesses to meet design/project quality
objectives.
Develop infrastructure for pattern generation used in post silicon device validation and
characterization. When presented with post-silicon issues, replicate design responses using presilicon
infrastructure and provide debug expertise to ensure complete validation and characterization
success.
Drive project deliverables/dependencies with cross-discipline/site RTL, DFT and Implementation
design teams along with product manufacturing teams.
Demonstrated expertise with Verilog HDL. Proven programming proficiency in x86 assembly, C/C++
and Perl languages along with strong logic simulation competence.
Demonstrated solid understanding of modern computer architecture including thorough DFT feature
knowledge with JTAG -1149.x, Memory, Logic and I/O Built-In-Self-Test(BIST) and Scan
design(LSSD/MuxD) structures and protocol.
Familiarity with CMOS transistor design and deep sub-micron logic and memory fault models,
including fault simulation techniques.
Prior experience with verification techniques of microprocessors/ASIC designs desired but

About the company

Our history is marked by a commitment to innovation that's truly useful to our customers — putting the real needs of people ahead of technical one-upmanship.
“Technology for technology's sake” is not the way we do business at AMD. AMD founder Jerry Sanders has always maintained, “customers should come first, at every stage of a company's activities.”
We believe that our more than four-decade company history bears that out.

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