AMD Verification Engineer Interview Questions

Updated Jun 29, 2015
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Verification Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sunnyvale, CA
Accepted Offer
Positive Experience
Average Interview

Application

I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD (Sunnyvale, CA) in April 2015.

Interview

Had a total of 6 rounds. Every interviewer was good and friendly. First, Manager tells you about the team and work there. Then I was interviewed by 5 other members of the team.

Interview Questions

  • 1. Programming questions like Fibonacci series. 2. Some questions related to Perl Programming. 3. Some questions on state machine design. 4. Synthesizable and non synthesizable constructs in Verilog. 5. Be thorough with the stuff on the resume.   Answer Question

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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD (Sunnyvale, CA) in August 2010.

    Interview

    Interviewer asked very detailed knowledge and looked for specific keyword in the answer.

    Interview Questions

    • What is the mechanism that works between the driver and sequencer?   1 Answer
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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boxborough, MA
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD (Boxborough, MA) in May 2010.

    Interview

    Applied online for internship. Was questioned on basic logic design. Few other verification related questions. Was also given a puzzle to solve. The interviewer was very encouraging. Talked about my course work. Also asked a lot of basic questions about computer architecture. Also a few questions regarding the object oriented programming. Concepts like inheritance, polymorphism, operator overloading etc.

    Interview Questions

    • Would you prefer to have setup or hold violations after the chip is manufactured?   1 Answer
    • How would you verify a 3 bit and 64 bit adder? Would you adopt the same strategy?   1 Answer
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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Fort Collins, CO
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD (Fort Collins, CO) in December 2009.

    Interview

    I was applying for a co-op in presilicon verification group. After the greeting, start directly on the technical questions. I was able to answer most of them. Questions are mostly related to computer architecture and verilog, like cache questions. After the technical questions, we went through my resume and asked questions about my research and work experiences. At the end, I asked several questions about the project they are working on.

    Interview Questions

    • What's the disadvantage of having a cache with more associativity?   1 Answer
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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at AMD (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in November 2012.

    Interview

    Applied through school career fair, one round of interview lasting one hour. I got the result 2 months afterwards. The interview was consisted with 2 senior employees from AMD and me. During that time it was a SMTS and a senior designer who interviewed me. They asked basic questions from their fields, including designing hardware components using Verilog. They also asked software questions, such as debugging a program, write an algorithm for some scenario, or a math problem that is very open ended.

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly hardware related. Such as design basic hardware components using Verilog. Also debugging C++ language programs.   1 Answer
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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer

    Interview

    Telephone interview first, then on site interview of a whole day with all team member. Verilog questions and digital circuit designs

    Interview Questions

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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD in April 2012.

    Interview

    No chitchatting. Comes up directly with a bit manipulation question. Some questions about computer architecture and algorithm. What is cache? what are they used for? Difference between Blocking and Non-blocking.

    Interview Questions

    • what is the most difficult person you met in your work? how did you handle that?   Answer Question
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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    The process took 1 dayinterviewed at AMD in February 2012.

    Interview

    The questions are as follow: 1. Describe the difference between blocking and no-blocking assignment 2. Explain pipeline 3. FSM for pattern detection

    Interview Questions

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    Verification Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Markham, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at AMD (Markham, ON (Canada)) in January 2012.

    Interview

    applied through online posting.hr person called and set up an interview with the team interview was 3 hours. first hour was engineer manager then second hour was with verification manager and last hour was with design manager of the team. I had design experience and they were looking for verification engineering. they said no after three weeks

    Interview Questions

    • explain setup and hold time with figure and some example and then interviewer added some circuitry and asked to solver setup and hold violation in circut   Answer Question
    • random testing using c   Answer Question
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