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CPU Core Architecture/RTL Engineer

Company: AMD
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

What you do at AMD changes everything
We care deeply about transforming lives with AMD technology to enrich our industry, our communities and the world. Our mission is to build great products that accelerate next-generation computing experiences - the building blocks for the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming and embedded. Underpinning our mission is the AMD culture. We push the limits of innovation to solve the world's most important challenges. We strive for execution excellence, while being direct, humble, collaborative and inclusive of diverse perspectives. This is who we are at our best. One Company. One Team.
AMD together we advance_
The Role
As a Member of Technical Staff CPU Core Architecture/RTL Engineer, you will have an outstanding opportunity to craft a functional unit in AMD's next-generation core. You will work as part of an experienced, skilled, and motivated engineering team with a track record of success. You will help make AMD's ambitious future CPU roadmap a reality while working in a highly collaborative environment at the cutting edge of technology.
The Person
You approach challenges relentlessly with both critical thinking and creativity. You work as part of a team with strong communication and collaboration skills. You have a proven understanding of modern CPU architecture and have ideas and/or drive to make it even better. Does this describe you? If so, then join us!
Key Responsibilities

  • Execute on RTL design and coding for various sections of the processor core pipeline and related logic.
  • Collaborate with a team of hardware and software engineers to define the high-level architecture.
  • Participate in the definition of microarchitecture of next-generation high-performance processor cores.
  • Contribute to design verification, synthesis, power reduction, timing convergence, and floorplan efforts
  • Lead teams of designers collaborating on broader features, supervise the work of junior engineers, and drive methodology improvements.
    Preferred Experience
    • Verilog RTL development with industry tools in a CPU, SOC or ASIC environment
    • Demonstrates expertise in the following: Processor architectureLogic design
    • RTL coding experience for a high-speed processor
    • Power-saving techniques
    • Exposure to physical design and verification methods
    • Awareness of synthesis, place and route, and timing closure concepts
    • Development experience from clean-sheet design to product tapeout to post-silicon debug
    • Proven experience with microarchitecture development, as demonstrated by patents, publications, product features
    • Strong problem-solving and debugging skills
      Additional Experience Desired
      • Background in other aspects of ASIC implementation, especially with synthesis flow and static timing analysis
      • Knowledge of microprocessor Design-for-Test (DFT) and Design-for-Debug (DFD) logic and issues
      • Experience in clocking, reset, power-up sequences and power management
      • Experience with x86 or ARM Architecture (ISA)
      • Comfort with scripting such as Perl, Shell, and Tcl
        Academic Credentials
        Bachelor's +8 years, Master's +7 years, or PhD +6 years experience, preferred; degree with emphasis in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science with a focus on computer architecture
        Boxborough, MA
        Requisition Numbe r: 185246
        Country: United States State: Massachusetts City: Boxborough
        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, Cambridge , CPU Core Architecture/RTL Engineer, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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