ASIC Design Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



The Role: ASIC Design Engineer who will be involved in all aspects of IP design development.  


The Person:

  • Exhibits relentless commitment to help the team meet quality and development goals on schedule
  • Drives to learn and perform at his or her highest potential in a technical capacity
  • Thrives in both a team environment and in individual contribution
  • Communicates openly and clearly in meetings, presentations, emails, and reports
  • Able to learn independently and acquire new skills required for the job
  • Flexible in working hours to accommodate working with co-workers in different time-zones
  • Creative and innovator and thinker who loves technical problems and detail-oriented tasks



  • Integration and Implementation of the IP RTL design for the AMDs PCI Express (PCIe) IP team.
  • Focus on IP RTL integration, synthesis, timing, LINT, and CDC closure to ensure high quality design. 
  • Understanding of low power design techniques and have good knowledge of the UPF based power-aware flow. 
  • Identify complex technical problems, break them down, summarize multiple possible solutions, and lead the team in the right direction.
  • Drive and hands-on flow development, automation, and scripting.
  • Work collaboratively across teams of IP designers, Physical Design team and SoC level leads.
  • Technical and schedule discussion with multi-site engineers and managers 


Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of Digital Design in RTL, Verilog HDL
  • Understanding of Synthesis / Linting / CDC tools, equivalence checks
  • Understanding of power saving techniques, including UPF/CPF based power-aware flows and checks.
  • Strong Unix scripting and utilities (Perl/Python/Tcl programming) for analysis and automation.
  • Background and working knowledge in ASIC implementation, familiar with Synopsys and Cadence tools.
  • Background in clocking, reset, power-up sequences and physical design optimization.


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor/master’s in electrical/Computer Engineering/Engineering Science or Computer Science.


Location: Markham, ON






Requisition Number: 149865 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

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