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Sr. Manager Silicon Design Engineering

Company: Advanced Micro Devices
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

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.
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AMD's Cores Organization delivers industry leading CPU's and caches that are the foundation of AMD's server, client, and gaming business. We are looking for an experienced Senior Manager and VLSI physical design engineer to join this innovative team. The candidate will be a key contributor and leader for AMD's next generation cores and caches. The candidate will join the team based in Fort Collins, CO.
The candidate should have strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with excellent attention to details. We work on programs with long timelines, so self-motivation and a commitment to meeting deadlines is required. We are pushing the envelope on chip performance, so the status quo must be challenged on every program. This requires creativity and innovation, but also excellent verbal and written communication skills. We work in small teams, but we are part of a large cross-site Core's organization, so teamwork is also vital our success.

  • Manage multiple teams of VLSI design engineers.
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers.
  • Work closely with RTL and physical designers across multiple sites to optimize power, performance, area, and schedule.
  • Identify staffing, design, and tool problems and champion innovation across the organization. Create technical presentations for peers and upper management.


    • Experience leading large teams of technical staff.
    • 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.
    • Comprehend complex Verilog RTL and make minor modifications for timing or power.
    • Knowledge of digital circuits, high speed flops, synchronizers, level shifters, and SRAM.
    • Familiar with programing languages such as Perl, C, tcl, etc.


      • BS/MS in EE, CS, CSE (or similar), plus 12+ years hardware design experience

        Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
        #LI-SL2 Benefits offered are described: .
        AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to 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, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants' needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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