dGPU Program Platform and Validation Systems Design Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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dGPU Program Platform and Validation Systems Design Engineer - 157361



 We are seeking a dGPU program platform and validation technical leader to be responsible for silicon enablement. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a group of dGPU engineers from Platform, Software, and Firmware function teams including delivering product stacks from test plan, emulation, post-silicon validation, and production launch.



We are looking for someone with a passion for delivering high quality products! This Engineer will have prior experience successfully driving technical alignment of cross-functional teams from multiple departments. Systematic thinking skills. Ability to deal with novel problems from different perspectives and from different levels of abstraction.



  • Responsible for all technical aspects of silicon feature enablement, production validation, and early customer engagement of Graphics ASICs with the associated platform hardware, firmware and software components.
  • While not responsible for defining IP or SOC-level features, you are responsible for ensuring that IP/SOC features are understood and can be efficiently productized as part of the overall Graphics product and within the program technical constraints.
  • Deliver all Plan-of-record engineering features aligned to specifications and conforming to bounding box across various design and development teams: ASIC, Board, Firmware, Software, and Product Engineering.
  • Review and approve all Platform and Validation Team technical content for Program Milestone review.
  • Communicate feature prioritization and trade off as well as technical issues, risks & status updates to Program Core Team.
  • Proactively recommend courses of action to maintain cost effectiveness, competitiveness, system capabilities, security, scalability and reliability
  • Lead Technical Lessons Learned, process improvement initiatives and measurements to improve engineering quality and bottom-line profitability
  • Cross-functional engineering alignment on the Product Technical Plan of Record based on delivered SOC capabilities
  • Daily guidance on all technical aspects of the platform and validation in execution, in alignment with Program Core Team objectives and defined product specifications



  • Prior Senior Technical Staff Member experience in the semiconductor industry, minimum of 8 years engineering experience preferred
  • Proven track record of successfully building and delivering complex semiconductor products involving multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Experience with motivating, and mentoring highly technical teams
  • Demonstrated success managing multi-location development teams
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to analyze and understand complex workflows and processes, and develop innovative approaches to streamlining and automating them



  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred
  • Master of Science/PhD in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering preferred


LOCATION: Markham Ontario Canada




Requisition Number: 157361 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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