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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Boxboro


SMTS Design Engineer - 68420
Location: Boxborough, US

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. (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. The world's top companies depend on AMD. We power everything from the Microsoft Xbox One and the Sony PlayStation 4, to powerful desktops and Windows 10-based laptops, 5K iMacs, the MacBook Pro and beyond. Our employees thrive on challenge and aren't afraid to test limits. Together, they drive the innovations that break the barriers of technology. As a member of the Semi-Custom Business Unit within AMD, your execution will help bring to life customers' special requirements for designs to be used in a broad range of products, from tablets to gaming consoles to servers and more. As a member of this team, you will work closely with the architecture, verification, and physical design teams to achieve first pass silicon success.
Job Responsibilities:
Microarchitecture definition and RTL coding for various functional blocks working as part of an IP development team
Ability to contribute to specification, design, verification and implementation of digital designs
Work with a team of architects and hardware engineers to define the high-level architecture.
Contribute to power reduction, timing convergence, synthesis, floorplan & design verification.
Required Education and Skills:
Bachelor's, Master’s or PhD in Computer Science or Computer or Electrical Engineering
8+ years RTL coding experience
Excellent knowledge of Verilog
Experience with Perl and TCL is a plus
Demonstrates expertise in the following:
Processor architecture
Logic design
RTL coding experience in Verilog for a high speed logic design
Power saving techniques
Exposure to physical design and verification methods
Awareness of synthesis, place and route, and timing closure concepts
Strong problem solving and debugging skills
Excellent communication and documentation skills 
Preferred Education and Skills:
Background in other aspects of ASIC implementation, especially with synthesis flow and static timing analysis is a plus 
Experience in clocking, reset, power up sequences and power management is a plus
Experience with ARM and/or Tensilica architecture is a plus.
Experience with scripting such as Perl, Shell and TCL is a plus

Requisition Number: 68420 
Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough 
Job Function: Design 
AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of 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. Please click here for more information.
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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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