Silicon Validation Engineer- 122644

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



Datacenter Accelerator Hardware Validation Systems Design Engineer



The Datacenter Accelerated Computing Validation Team is looking for dynamic and energetic engineers to join our growing team. As a key contributor to the bring-up and validation of AMD’s GPU based datacenter accelerators, you will work in cross-functional teams on SOC IP before, during, and after Silicon Power On. These technologies will deliver industry leading products for Machine Learning and High-Performance Computing applications. The Validation Team fosters continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.



A strong technical leader capable in test content creation and execution of Silicon IP Validation. Three or more years of relevant experience exhibiting end-to-end ownership in cross-functional problem solving. You should feel comfortable to be hands-on with datacenter platforms built around Linux and Python and to work in the labs for test or debug. You will be required to drive technical deep dives into SOC IP design implementation as well as working at the system/platform level.



As a Domain Engineer, you will work on all aspects of SOC validation from pre-silicon planning and emulation, to post-silicon bring-up, validation, and debug. The focus will be on testing SOC level data interconnect technologies targeting all relevant concepts such as caching, coherency, and resource arbitration.


Responsibilities include:

  • Hands-on execution on datacenter platforms for test and debug work
  • Develop end-to-end test strategy for pre-silicon emulation, power on/bring-up, and system integration
  • Lead collaborative test approach and track test execution
  • Interface closely with HW/FW design teams
  • Strengthen technical capabilities of the team: SOC/system architecture, test content creation, automation development
  • Build automation scripts and infrastructure for execution and triage



  • 3+ years of experience in SOC / silicon validation as a technical leader
  • Test or design implementation experience in SOC IP data traffic concepts (caching, memory mapping, resource arbitration, coherency)
  • Test or design implementation experience in Graphics / Compute Hardware within SOC
  • Experience in developing HPC/ML applications, including standalone bare metal exercisers
  • Strong coding skills and comfortable in LINUX (C/C++, Python)
  • Hands-on experience in datacenter system architecture an asset
  • Must have strong analytical skills for test creation and debug
  • Must have strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to independently drive tasks to completion




  • Bachelors or master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering



Markham, ON, Canada

Austin, Texas



Requisition Number: 122644 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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