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Job Description:- Perform pre-Silicon Functional Verification of next generation high performance Microprocessor designs- Develop and execute on verification testplans at various levels of design hierarchy including unit or full-chip environments- Develop high level language testbench components including stimulus drivers, BFMs, behavioral models, monitors and checkers- Develop, simulate and debug directed and random stimulus and assembly level tests to find bugs in the microprocessor design; verify the functionality and verify conformance to the ISA- Find bugs in the design and work with RTL writers to resolve all simulation failures and discrepancies- Develop and analyze assertions and coverage terms. Participate in technical reviews of the specifications, design and testplans. Identify and address areas of concern to meet design quality objectives.- Develop tools, infrastructure, processes and flows to enable functional verification- Document testplans and testbench component plans and drive reviews with peers and stakeholders.- Maintain and improve existing functional verification infrastructure and methodology. - When presented with Silicon issues, replicate in the pre-silicon environment and provide debug expertise to root cause the issue and ensure complete validation.- Drive project deliverables and dependencies with cross-site Architects, RTL writers, and Physical Design engineers.- Independently develop quality, timely and cost effective solutions. Required Education and Skills:- MS in EE/ECE/CE/CompSci - Documented and demonstrable expertise in at least two of the following - Modern computer architecture including processor pipeline and memory hierarchy - C++ programming for either hardware modeling, testbench development or projects of similar scope - Logic design and representing the same in HDL (e.g. Verilog or VHDL or similar) - Assembly language programming and Instruction Set Architecture of a modern microprocessor - Hardware Verification methodology and techniques - Experience working in a Unix or Linux environment- Demonstrate good communication skills, and abilities to work with a diverse teamPreferred Education and Skills:- Prior Coop, Internship or RA experience in the above listed required skills- Experience in scripting languages (e.g. Perl or Python or Ruby or similar)- Experience in hardware/logic simulators (e.g. VCS or NC-Verilog or similar)- Experience in debug tools or waveform viewers- Experience in Verification languages (e.g. Specman or System Verilog or UVM or similar)- Experience in Formal verification tools and techniques- Experience in modeling hardware designs in emulators or FPGAs AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and will consider all applicants without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/MFDV

About Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is a global semiconductor company with facilities around the world. The Company offer x86 microprocessors, for the commercial and consumer markets, embedded microprocessors for commercial, commercial client and consumer markets and chipsets for desktop and notebook personal computers (PCs), professional workstations and servers. It offers graphics, video and multimedia products for desktop and notebook PCs, including home media PCs, professional workstations and servers and technology for game consoles. The Company operates in two business segments: computing solutions, which includes chipsets, and graphics. In June 2008, the Company launched the Puma platform, which was the code name for the mainstream notebook platform. In January 2009, the Company launched the Yukon platform. In March 2008, the Company introduced the AMD Phenom X3 8000 series triple-core processors. In March 2009, the Company completed the spin off of its manufacturing operations.