Graphics Core IP Design Engineer - 117481

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 individual who has a passion for the digital design and verification of large-scale, complex computer hardware processors. The successful candidate will be working as part of an agile team developing, verifying, and delivering IP for AMD’s next generation graphics (GFXIP) cores. Our design engineers enjoy challenges making speed, area and low power tradeoffs while driving functionality to closure. We use state-of-the-art tools & methodologies to deliver into cutting-edge silicon technologies.  The successful candidate will work closely with architects, other design and verification engineers to contribute to the development of new feature design and quality improvement of existing designs.



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

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Outstanding critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working closely with others as part of a team
  • A self-starter who excels at driving tasks to completion and enabling collaboration amongst team members



  • Study and analyze to gain a deep understanding of high-level architectural and micro-architecture specifications for Graphics Core IP blocks
  • Digital logic design in Verilog and SystemVerilog including writing SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA) and cover properties to ensure highest quality
  • Assist in Formal Property Verification (FPV) by working closely with FPV team to drive high confidence in the critical areas of the design earlier on during project life cycle



  • Strong fundamentals in Digital Logic Design and Computer Architecture
  • Must have RTL design or SVA development experience in at least one project from beginning (concept-phase) to end (tape-out)
  • Several years of relevant ASIC IP design experience preferred
  • Experience coding with Verilog or System Verilog or similar languages
  • Experience with developing design assertions (SVA), coverage, lint and design methodologies
  • Exposure to design and verification tools - VCS or equivalent simulator, debug tools such as Verdi and waveform viewers
  • Familiar with Linux programming and scripting, in Perl, TCL or similar
  • Understanding of micro-architecture and design of blocks such as arbiters, interconnect networks and caches an asset
  • Exposure to Formal Property Verification (FPV) using tools such as Synopsys VC Formal or Cadence JasperGold an asset



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



  • Markham, ON Canada


Requisition Number: 117481 
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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