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.






This opportunity is for a full-time, experienced engineer who has a passion for the digital design and verification of large-scale, complex computer hardware processors. The successful candidate will be working in a design verification (DV) team developing designs for AMD’s next generation graphics IP (GFXIP) cores. Our DV team focuses on functional and performance verification, as well as modelling and develop components that are scalable and portable across different levels of DV.  We use state-of-the-art tools and methodologies and deliver into cutting-edge silicon technologies.  The successful candidate will work closely with various teams including design, architecture, and project management, to ensure the RTL delivery meets the specified requirements and schedule.



Besides a passion for modern, complex processor architecture, digital design, and verification in general, these personal qualities are essential for success in this role:


  • Proven analytical skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • A self-starter who excels at driving tasks to completion and enabling collaboration amongst team members
  • Enjoys working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment while interacting with AMD sites globally
  • Possesses a genuine desire to drive innovation




  • Work with a high-performance ASIC development organization comprised of architecture, design, and verification teams, to deliver complex designs of the GFXIP
  • Own verification plans, implementation, and delivery of product feature DV
  • Understand the architecture and designs being delivered
  • Understand dependencies, and identify bottlenecks and risks early
  • Define effort estimates and convert them to schedule impact statements
  • Drive new improvements and initiatives




  • Must have extensive experience in DV for ASIC development
  • GPU DV and development experience preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Understanding of computer architecture
  • Experience developing native UVM testbenches
  • Experience with coding in C/C++, Verilog/System Verilog
  • Experience collaborating with modelling, methodology, and infrastructure teams
  • Knowledge of IP/SoC level verification flows and methodologies
  • Experience with coverage closure
  • Exposure to design and verification tools - VCS or equivalent simulator, debug tools such as Verdi and waveform viewers, and Synopsys VCS Formal suite of DV applications
  • Familiar with Linux programming and scripting, in Perl, TCL or similar




  • Bachelor’s (preferably Master’s) degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or similar


LOCATION:  Markham, Ontario




Requisition Number: 124585 
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

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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