MTS Systems Design Eng. ( Platform Emulation Engineer with 7+Yrs )


Bangalore, India

Job posting number: #7253458 (Ref:amd-49559)

Posted: June 8, 2024

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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AMD is seeking a Platform Emulation Engineer to join our Data Center GPU organization. Our products support the rapidly scaling Data Center and High-Performance Compute infrastructure. You will be an integral member of the Platform emulation team responsible for emulation infrastructure development, execution and debug of critical firmware used in our HPC and ML products, developing test plans and execute test cases to enhance silicon test coverage, train and support validation teams on emulation technology, build and execute industry standard  HPC benchmarks and applications on the emulator. As a platform emulation engineer you will have an opportunity to work on bleeding edge SoC architecture and technology and participate in development of emulation infrastructure to enable pre-silicon activities to ensure high quality Silicon and fast time to market. You will work alongside our team of innovative engineers to support the deployment of AMD’s Instinct ML products targeting Supercomputers and Data Center workloads.



CPU/GPU Firmware/OS bring up and debug using leading edge emulators (Veloce, Zebu, Palladium)

Develop/modify/enhance functional/stress tests to find silicon bugs on emulator

Validate features in firmware including but not limited to RAS, Resets, Power management, Secure boot, Virtualization

Validate multi-socket configurations in emulation using firmware

Bring up the full AMD graphics software stack in emulation

Bring up ML/AI applications in emulation – Collaborate with workloads and SW teams, run apps in multi-socket configurations, collect and interpret results for debug and tuning

Checkout of IP features in software simulation model as a pre-step for emulation

Interface with Central Emulation team responsible for helping to develop, debug and establish CPU/GPU Emulation environment

Provide debug leadership, input to test plans and hands on execution

Work with extended teams to debug environment, drive cross team testing (Firmware, Software, Diags/tools, Validation, Apps)

Triage failures with design, verification, firmware, software, and emulation teams

Research and enable new tools and infrastructure to support emulation activities

Run and collect data for analysis on AMD’s high-end emulators and simulation models

Develop scripts/tools to parse data from emulation runs

Instrument firmware code to support failure debug

Run and collect functional and performance data for HPC workloads

Attend weekly meetings, status communication, presentations.



Solid experience working on emulation platforms such as Veloce, Zebu, or Palladium (compilation, debug, performance, and throughput tuning)

Debugging experience is a must particularly in HW/SW co-debug environments

Ability to trace code across multiple domains and root cause using waveforms and other tracing tools

Understanding of Verilog, VHDL design

Understanding of System Verilog, UVM verification environments is a plus

Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (Graphic card, CPU/APU, memory, bus logic, and display technologies)
Knowledge of computer software architecture and boot flow (bootrom, firmware, bios, device drivers, OS)

Knowledge of secure platform concepts such as Root of Trust, Chain of Trust, FW signing, encryption

Knowledge of platform management HW and SW components such as BMC, SMC and board management software libraries

Knowledge of HPC, Parallel programming (OpenMP, OpenMPI), heterogeneous platforms consisting of CPU and GPU a plus

Working knowledge of Linux/Unix environment and shell scripting

Experience in Building and Installing software packages on Linux platform a plus

Programming skills, C, C++, Python, Tcl, Ruby, assembly (ARM & x86) 

Familiarity with bug tracking tools such as Jira

Excellent oral and written communication skills



Bachelors or Masters degree in electrical, electronics or computer engineering with 7+Yrs of exp




Benefits offered are described:  AMD benefits at a glance.


AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity, inclusive employers and will consider all applicants without regard to 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, or any other characteristic protected by law.   We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective laws throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

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Job posting number:#7253458 (Ref:amd-49559)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:AMD
Santa Clara,California
United States
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