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Senior Software Engineer - Hardware Modeling


The Person:

You have interest in architecture model development, testing as well as firmware coding.  You are a team player who has excellent communication skills, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, willing to learn and ready to take on problems.  A global mindset and ability to work in multi-site environment are keys to being successful in this role.


The Role:

As a member of the Memory Subsystem architecture modeling team, you will help build the next memory PHY and Memory Controller models used for firmware development and boot loader verification.  The architecture models are reusable IPs and their variances are used in many AMD products including graphic, client, and servers.  It is a challenging position that involves working at a fast pace of innovation on the cutting edge of technology.



  • Excellent knowledge of C++, C, and any scripting language
  • Ability to adapt learn new toolsets and framework.
  • Pre-silicon and post-silicon experience developing and debugging firmware, both on simulation/emulation/FPGA platforms and real hardware.
  • Experience with DDR/JEDEC standard IP, DDR PHY, or Memory Controller firmware development.
  • Strong understanding of computer organization/architecture.



  • Knowledge of SystemC, Verilog and Python.
  • VCS simulation and debug experience.
  • Strong understanding of memory controllers, PHYs, and dram protocols.
  • Applied knowledge of JEDEC standards in relationship to firmware development and debug.
  • Laboratory experience, including the use of equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc. to debug and triage firmware and lab bring up issues.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering and relevant experience, or
  • Master's or PhD degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with relevant experience.



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