DGPU Power and Performance Attainment Systems Engineer

Location: Markham, 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.




  • Lead the evaluation, analysis and optimization of RTG IP’s power and performance used in AMD’s discrete graphics products
  • Provide hardware-engineering leadership during pre-silicon planning, post-silicon bring-up, product definition and product validation, and production ramp
  • Engaged in the pre-silicon and post-silicon phases of the design
  • Lead planning activities and developing test cases and methodologies to evaluate power and performance
  • Develop pre-silicon models to predict and evaluate future designs
  • Be the link between design and physical silicon
  • Develop and execute feature verification, enablement and test plans for system and power management IP
  • Write firmware for embedded u-controllers in C, where required
  • Debug and analyze the performance of AMD’s IP’s in post-silicon using tools and benchmarks
  • Proactively driving continuous improvement for post-silicon power and performance activities
  • Work with silicon architects and post-silicon evaluation teams to evaluate and tune the IP’s for optimal power and performance
  • Support prototyping experiments for improving current and implementing new features that impact performance and power


Preferred Experience

  • Strong technical background in PC systems and graphics
  • Strong leadership, critical thinking, analytical and organizational skills are mandatory
  • Specific knowledge of computer architecture and workload analysis
  • VHDL/Verilog and C/C++ experience are assets
  • Good understanding of computer organization/architecture
  • Deep understanding of digital electronics
  • Understanding of Power/thermal management
  • Extensive laboratory experience, including oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Strong analytical /problem solving skills and pronounced attention to detail
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion



  • A B. Sc. or Master’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience


Requisition Number: 59482 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function: Design 


AMD welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Reasonable accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process, unless undue hardship to AMD would result.  Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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