Silicon Design Engineer - IOHUB

Location: Markham, Ontario, 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.



Silicon Design Engineer - IOHUB


The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit IP Systems Engineering team is seeking an energetic, dynamic, experienced IP Systems Engineer to join our growing team. We work with customers to develop new products with AMD IP, previously including game consoles.  As an IP Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, validation, silicon bring-up and debug of AMD processor and graphics based systems while working closely with internal teams to meet product development milestones.


As a key contributor to the success of AMD's IP, you will be part of a leading team that drives and enhances AMD's abilities to deliver industry leading technologies to our customers. The Systems Engineering team encourages technical innovation to showcase successes, provides opportunities to develop technical knowledge, and facilitates career development.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Defining and executing validation strategies, enablement of features and unit test plans
  • Publishing and aligning test plans, requirements and dependencies 
  • Working closely with supporting teams such as design, diagnostics, driver, and project leadership 
  • Isolation and debug of issues found in input/output IPs during pre-silicon, bring-up, validation, and production phases of SCBU products
  • Lead cross-functional technical discussions to drive root cause identification and resolution on technical issues
  • Driving and participating in technical innovations to enhance AMD’s validation capabilities in IOHUB IP, including tool and script developments, technical and methodology enhancements



  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience in post-silicon validation
  • Understanding of input output devices and data transfer IPs.
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Strong programming/scripting skills (eg. Python, C/C++,  Ruby)
  • Experience with SOC debug techniques and methodologies
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to handle multiple issues at the same time
  • Basic understanding of BIOS, OS, and driver-level interactions and common failure points



  • Experience with IP/System level bring-up
  • Basic understanding of virtualization
  • Knowledge of HTTP and HTML
  • Knowledge of SOC architecture and concepts
  • Experience with common lab equipment, computer hardware, and networks
  • Led process improvement initiatives to improve engineering quality



  • Bachelor, Master's degree in Electrical, Computer, or Software Engineering, or related degrees




Requisition Number: 139424 
Country: Canada Province: 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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