MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Advanced Micro Devices, IncSanta Clara, CA

9 months ago


Job Title

MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Job Location

United States

Job Overview

At AMD, we are dedicated to transforming lives with our cutting-edge technology. Our mission is to build innovative products that drive next-generation computing experiences in the data center, artificial intelligence, PCs, gaming, and embedded systems. Join us in solving the world's most important challenges and be part of our inclusive and collaborative culture.


At AMD, your base pay is one part of your total rewards package. Your base pay will depend on where your skills, qualifications, experience, and location fit into the hiring range for the position. You may be eligible for incentives based upon your role, such as an annual bonus or sales incentive. Additionally, AMD employees have the opportunity to own shares of AMD stock, as well as a discount when purchasing AMD stock through our Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Competitive benefits are also available.


  • Research, model, design, develop, and test electronic components and systems for semiconductor and related device manufacturing
  • Oversee definition, modeling, design, verification, and documentation for ASIC development
  • Determine architecture design, logic design, and system simulation
  • Define module interfaces/formats for simulation
  • Lead the development of multidimensional designs involving complex integrated circuits
  • Evaluate all aspects of the process flow from high-level designs to synthesis, place and route, and timing and power use
  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop ASIC/layout design and address complex issues
  • Drive projects or processes of significant technical importance
  • Utilize knowledge of computers and electronics to resolve complex issues effectively


  • Degree required: Master's degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 3 years of experience in job offered or closely related engineering role
  • Alternate combination of education and experience: Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related field and 5 years of progressive post-baccalaureate experience in job offered or closely related engineering role
  • Specific skills required:
    • Proficiency in Python, C, C++, Perl, TCL, or Shell
    • Experience in CMOS transistor design
    • Knowledge of object-oriented design, advanced algorithms, computer architecture, or multi-threading
    • Understanding of CPU architecture or GPU architecture
    • Familiarity with Linux or Windows internals

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  • Electrical And Electronics Engineering50%

  • Computer Engineering12%

  • Communication6%

  • Engineering6%

  • Mechanical Engineering6%

  • 40 other majors17%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Intel Corporation
  • Texas Instruments
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Apple
  • Boeing
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Santa Clara, CA | $4,948/mo

  • Housing/Rent$2,449

  • Miscellaneous$1,057

  • Food$550

  • Utilities$534

  • Transportation$358


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