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Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer

Company: AMD
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer for AMD's leading edge, next generation microprocessors.

The Role

AMD is looking for talented, detail-oriented and motivated design verification engineers who are interested in functional verification of x86 microprocessor cores. You'll have the opportunity to work on and learn about some of the industry's cutting edge micro-architectural designs while you create verification plans for new design features and architectural enhancements. Your contributions will impact products that span the global x86 market from server, to desktop, and laptop designs.

Key Responsibilities

Defining and implementing test plans including stimulus, checking and functional coverage plans.

Debugging regression fails and fixing verification issues or working with designers to fix design bugs.

Analyzing functional coverage and closing holes.

Assist with silicon observations often requiring replication of behaviors in simulation to root cause.

Developing stimulus with x86 Assembly and/or AMD's internal ISA exercisers.

Writing System Verilog/UVM tests with constrained randomization.

Preferred Skills

Strong knowledge of microprocessor architecture (x86 preferred).

A passion for computer architecture

Object Oriented Programming with System Verilog, UVM, and C/C++.

Scripting with Perl or equivalent languages.

Simulation and debug with a Verilog based functional simulator.

x86 Assembly language

General functional verification experience with digital designs.

Working experience in UNIX software environment.

Academic Credentials

Bachelor of Science in EE, CE, or CS with related industry experience OR Masters of Science in EE, CE, or CS


Austin, TX USA

AMD employees who will be working onsite at an AMD US facility, are encouraged to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon their start date. This is for the safety of our employees, and to permit AMD to be prepared in the event the stay on Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors is lifted. AMD is not requiring exemption / accommodation submittals at this time.

Requisition Numbe r: 174121

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Design

Benefits offered are described here .

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.

Keywords: AMD, Austin , Pre-silicon Design Verification Engineer, Engineering , Austin, Texas

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