Design Verification Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Title : Design Verification Engineer 


The Role :

We are currently looking for ASIC Design Verification Engineers who will be involved in all aspects of AMD's next generation Heterogeneous APU. This includes verifying PCI Express design using the latest UVM standard and develop comprehensive testplan to ensure coverage closure. He/She will also apply low power verification methodology and measure overall system performance of our IP. The position allows exposure to all aspect of ASIC design stages. A strong C++/System Verilog language and problem solving skill is required. Good understanding of PCI Express and Computer Architecture is helpful. Other technical knowledge such as Verilog, Perl, and OVL would be beneficial for testbench/simulation debug. In addition to that candidate who possess technical leadership is an asset. Candidate who has the background of driving/leading design verification sign-off for IP's will be a plus.

The Person :

  • An analytical problem solver with excellent attention to detail
  • Develop and analyze assertions and coverage terms. Participate in technical reviews of the specifications, design and test plans. Identify and address areas of concern to meet design quality objectives.
  • Aims to learn and perform at his or her highest potential in a technical capacity
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, multi-project environment using state of the art tools and technology
  • 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


  • Writing/Implementing/Reviewing Test Plans
  • Developing Testbenches and Verification Components such as UVCs, models, BFMs, and Re-usable Verification Environments
  • Writing, Modifying, and Maintaining Random and Directed Test Cases and Libraries in SystemVerilog/UVM
  • Analyzing Functional, Code, and Test Plan Coverage
  • Implementing Assertions, Checkers, and Monitors
  • Utilizing In-House and 3rd Party IP/SOC CAD and EDA Tools for Design Verification
  • Deploying Industry-Leading Verification Methodologies such as UVM and Formal Verification
  • Triaging and Debugging Regressions
  • Reproducing Functional Bugs found in Silicon in Simulation and/or Formal Verification tools
  • Conducting and participating in Code Reviews

Preferred Experience:

  • Understanding of complexity and process of bringing electronic products to market (computers, servers and/or mobile products preferred), with understanding of the different types of internal and external teams working in concert to launch products
  • Digital Design in RTL, Verilog HDL
  • Testbench Architecture, SystemVerilog, OVM/UVM/VMM
  • C/C++, Java or other object-oriented programming language
  • Perl, Ruby, Shell-scripting, UNIX/LINUX Environment
  • vcs, ncsim, questa, or other simulator and associated waveform viewers such as verdi
  • PC System Architecture: PCI Express, HyperTransport, x86, ARM
  • On-Chip Bus Interfaces and Architectures: AMBA AXI, OCP, PIPE



BSC, OR MSC in Electrical or Computer Engineering



Requisition Number: 78356 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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