Firmware Engineer (GDDR- I/O)

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, 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.




Firmware Engineer (GDDR IO)



We are searching for a Firmware engineer to join the GDDR PHY design team.  This is an exciting opportunity to be a member of the Memory IO design team responsible for defining, specifying, and implementing firmware for training and control for the next generation of high-speed PAM4 GDDR IP for AMD’s graphics and semi-custom products.



The successful candidate will possess:

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills along with attention to details
  • Must be a self-starter, able to drive tasks independently and efficiently to completion
  • Strong/effective communication skills
  • Enthusiastic team-first mentality
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers
  • Relevant academic background (M. degree preferred) 



  • Work with design and modeling teams to develop firmware requirements and algorithms
  • Create firmware specifications to support training, power, and feature control
  • Implement and debug firmware
  • Work with Design Verification team to ensure functional correctness
  • Bring-up, optimization, and debug (working with platform and characterization teams)
  • Recommend improvements, optimization and power saving enhancements
  • Supervise junior firmware engineers



  • Proven experience in digital design from specification to successful silicon
  • Experience with microcontrollers and firmware
  • Experience in high speed interfaces such as DDR, GDDR, HBM, and/or high speed SERDES
  • Progressive experience in Firmware Design
  • C Programming experience



  • Relevant academic background (Master’s degree preferred)



BC, Markham 


Requisition Number: 157926 
Country: Canada Province: British Columbia City: Vancouver 
Job Function:Design


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