Design Engineer (#67141)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Fort Collins, CO
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 candidate will join AMD's Cores organization, delivering AMD's high performance cores and caches. The team is based in Fort Collins, CO.


Technical lead for high speed VLSI design in deep submicron FinFET processes.

Work closely with RTL and physical designers across multiple sites to optimize power, performance, area, and schedule.

Solve design and tool problems requiring ground-breaking approaches and champion innovation across the organization. Create technical presentations for peers and management.

Guide and mentor junior engineers.

Ideal Candidate will have:

Hands-on experience in high speed VLSI design

Excellent understanding of computer architecture, hardware concepts & design tradeoffs required

Knowledge of Chip Level Floor planning, Bus / Pin Planning, Clock Tree Synthesis, Placement, Optimization, Routing, Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis, IR drop analysis, electromigration, Physical Verification and Sign Off.

Ability to comprehend complex Verilog RTL and make minor modifications for timing or power.

Knowledge of digital circuits, high speed flops, synchronizers, level shifters, and SRAM.

Familiarity with programing languages such as Perl, C, tcl, etc


BS/MS in EE, CS, CSE (or similar), plus 8+ years' hardware design experience


Requisition Number: 67141

Country: United States State: Colorado City: Ft Collins

Job Function: Design

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Nearest Major Market: Fort Collins

Nearest Secondary Market: Loveland

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