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CAD Engineer (EDA)



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. 

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Searching for motivated and self-driven candidates with a background in EM/IR analysis. As a key contributor, you will be part of a leading team to drive and improve AMD's abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry-leading technologies to market. The CAD team furthers and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development. 



The ideal candidate has good knowledge of EM/IR concepts for both analog (xtor-level) and digital (gate-level) designs and the associated EDA tools (Totem, Redhawk, Redhawk SC., Voltus, Voltus-Phy). Since this is a CAD role, the candidate should also be comfortable with object-oriented programming and scripting languages like Perl or Python. Preferred to also have experience debugging circuit behavior using spice or spectre/aps simulation. Finally, the candidate should be able to communicate effectively in a cross-functional role, possess strong organizational skills, and have a strong sense of teamwork



  • Maintaining Perl-based CAD wrapper flows for transistor-level and gate-level EM/IR analysis.
  • Running daily or weekly regressions to identify tool/flow issues and qualify new tool releases.
  • Providing tool/flow support to designers, helping them debug issues in their constraints or in their designs.
  • Working with EDA tool vendors to drive bug-fixes and tool enhancements.
  • Pioneering new CAD development on next generation flows and tools related to EM/IR
  • Provide technical support to other teams 


  • Good Background in EM/IR analysis with 3+ years in experience.
  • Background in both digital and analog IC design
  • Familiar with industry tools: Totem, Redhawk, Redhawk SC, Voltus, Voltus-Phy
  • Familiar with object-oriented programming and scripting languages: Perl, Python, C-shell, TCL
  • Excellent communication skills: candidate should be open and proactive about seeking customer feedback.


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer engineering/Electrical Engineering 


Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.


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