ESD Design Engineer (73880)

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. Austin , TX 78719

Posted 10 months ago

What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the "extra mile" to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.


  • AMD is seeking a hands-on team oriented ESD design expert with knowledge of high-speed SerDes and analog/mixed-signal IP design

  • In this cross-functional role, the expert will be responsible for the design and validation of ESD circuits, physical layout, test chip, and product implementation in a wide variety of IPs and SOCs, and in the latest generation of FinFET technologies

  • We are looking for a self-motivated, experienced engineer who will take on a leadership role and work closely with global design teams across multiple product lines, 3rd party IP providers, test teams, and validation teams, as well as directly with customers regarding any ESD related issues


  • Lead the design of ESD structures in various process technologies

  • Work with foundry partners and foundry interface teams on device characteristics, optimization and innovation as pertaining to ESD performance

  • Perform ESD related analysis, validation, and debugging, at IP, SOC and System levels

  • Interface with customers to address ESD related issues

  • Provide ESD IP, ESD design guidelines and checklists to ensure first time silicon success

  • Provide strategy, planning and structures for evaluation of ESD performance in test chips prior to product deployment

  • Work closely with design teams to generate, qualify, and deliver ESD cell libraries

  • Work closely with, and offer ESD technical advice to, design teams across multiple product lines


  • Candidate should be proficient in ESD devices and circuits

  • Excellent in communicating technical details to internal and external customer teams

  • Track record of initiative and innovation in her or his previous experience, including proven track record of ESD performance on silicon in volume production

  • Exceptional interpersonal, time management and communication skills are critical for working with all product development groups as well as customers

  • Knowledge of physics of semiconductor devices, ESD devices, semiconductor processing

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of physical layout and its effects on ESD

  • Thorough understanding of ESD standards for component (HBM/CDM/MM) and system level testing and test equipment

  • Occasional travel will be required


  • BSEE or advanced degree, with at least 10 years of industry experience in ESD device and circuit design

Requisition Number: 73880

Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Design

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of 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. Please click here for more information.

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