Security Diagnostics Software Engineer - (74968)

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.



Be part of the world's most leading graphics accelerator team developing test applications for the functional and behavior verification of state-of-the-art graphics accelerators. This role is responsible for designing and implementing test plans, as well as analyzing and debugging the results.

Candidate should have related experience in the diagnostic or verification environments with emphasis on ASIC functional and/or system-level testing.

The candidate would be responsible for planning, designing, writing, debugging and optimizing functional and stress tests for Security Hardware IP.

Must be able to work with hardware architects and logic designers to solve functional issues, and customer support engineers to help resolve testing deficiencies.

The candidate should be an enthusiastic self-starter, proactive, able to share ideas, and able to provide design verification leadership.


• Develop diagnostics software to bring-up and validate ASIC features on both pre-silicon environment (FPGA, SOC Emulation Platform) and post-silicon system (ASIC and platform)
• Participate in APU/GPU silicon bring up
• Identify and help resolve ASIC, board and firmware issues, provide diagnostics support to external customers and internal engineering teams
• Provide technical guidance to junior engineers (MTS candidate)
• Responsible for execution of programs, multiple projects on the go
• Forward thinker to improve development process and drive innovation

• B.Sc. or M.Sc. In EE or CS or equivalent is required
• Good English required – verbal and written


• Experience on driver or embedded SW development and closely interact with HW designers

• Strong mix of large-scale software development ability, hardware understanding and hardware/software interfacing
• Proficient in C/C++ and Object-Oriented programming

• Familiar with source controls systems like Perforce, SVN and Git
• Familiar with Linux, knowledge and experience of device driver or firmware development is required
• Hands-on experience with Silicon and Board Bring-Up.

• Experience with applied Cryptography & Security protocols such as AES, SHA, RSA would be an asset

• Strong debugging and testing skills
• Strong communication skills



Requisition Number: 74968 
Country: Canada State: 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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