Design for Test Engineer - 87702

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.



TITLE : DFT Engineer



AMD is searching for a DFT Engineer (Design For Testing) to join the fast-growing NBIO design team, and be responsible for defining, specifying, and implementing current and future high-speed I/O IPs. The candidate will be involved in digital design and collaborate in the whole spectrum of areas include DFT, Firmware, Design verification, and Physical Design. The specific role will be to work on the micro-architecture of lead IPs.




  • Strong team spirit
  • Desire to grow and learn
  • Will drive to completion




  • Defining and implementing the DFT strategy of a new AMD chiplet interconnect IP
  • Participate in RTL implementation for functional blocks of the IP
  • Optimize RTL implementation from implementation perspective in cooperation with RTL and Architecture teams
  • Optimization of physical implementation in cooperation with Physical Design team.
  • Synthesis, Equivalence Checking, Clock-Domain Crossing (CDC) Analysis, Area/Power optimizations, Linting, Static Timing Analysis (STA)
  • Design specification, DFx, front-end and back-end implementation



  • Experience in digital front-end implementation, including micro-arch. definition
  • Experience with state-of-the-art industry standard digital tools
  • Basic understanding in high-speed I/O protocols (PCIe, USB, SATA, ethernet…)
  • Preferred experience in design with multiple clock domains
  • RTL design experience with multi-clock, high frequency designs
  • Knowledge in digital RTL Digital Design and Implementation
  • Experience in SERDES DFT techniques like BSCAN , I/O interconnect testing , Scan , ATPG , and PRBS testing
  • Experience with ATE bringup
  • Experience with DFT RTL integration, synthesis, equivalency checking, timing analysis and closure including defining constraints




  • Master’s/bachelor in electrical engineering or equivalent preferred



Requisition Number: 87702 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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