Automation & Tools Development Lead

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.



Automation & Tools Development Lead




Our automation & tools code base runs from pre-silicon environments, prototype lab systems to the fastest supercomputers in existence. Join a team using modern industry best practices across the full stack spectrum. Make a difference by helping us accelerate AMD’s pace of innovation.


As part of the Datacenter GPU/AP Infrastructure team, you will be involved in the development of automation solutions and tools to validate datacenter GPU/CPU hardware and software. This involves both development and leading the development efforts with a part of the team. Your work will enable various validation teams to improve their processes through developing new automation features, or by helping debug or co-create their automated test content.




  • Seasoned software developer with background in hardware bring up, test or debug
  • Excellent communicator, team player and leader
  • Self-driven, enjoys new challenges and quickly adapts to change in a fast-moving environment
  • Interested in improving processes and solutions by challenging the status quo



  • Lead design, develop and support of in-house automation and tool solutions that can scale across nodes and users
  • Engage multi-disciplinary stakeholders for requirement gathering and issue resolving
  • Develop deep understanding of upcoming AMD Platforms, SOCs, IPs, tools, and programming libraries to create relevant and cohesive solutions



  • Proven track record of developing and architecting Python and other object-oriented based solutions in a team environment
  • Power user of Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, containers, etc.
  • Experienced with creating modular and maintainable code adhering to best practices
  • Experience with debugging and setting up computer and network hardware
  • Software and hardware test + debug experience
  • Experience with other languages, web development, REST and databases is an asset
  • Experience in data analytics and report generation is an asset
  • Experience in cross OS development in Linux and windows environment preferred
  • Familiar with source controls systems like GitHub, Perforce and SVN



  • Bachelor or master's degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or an equivalent preferred



Austin, Texas or Markham, Ontario



Requisition Number: 138721 
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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