GPU Hardware Architect

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Hardware Design Architect  GPU



Hardware Architect of the GPU/Multi-media/DMA memory sub-systems which includes interconnect fabrics, address translation, virtualization, quality of service, memory efficiency and security architectures. This is a leadership position to collaborate with customers, system (SoC, SW) architects to define sub-system roadmaps and influence product capabilities and SoC/System architectures. A strong HW background is required to be able to drive innovations for continuous improvements in performance, power, area, quality and time-to-market for a multi-national development team. A strong system knowledge is required to be able to drive platform debug for solving complex cross-functional issues.



This is a high visibility role where strong communication skills are essential both for customer facing interactions as well as internally focused engagement which can span from executive level presentations to architecture and micro-architecture specifications. An ownership and end-to-end mindset is required to continuously think about solving complex problems for the sub-system as well as the overall product. A willingness to collaborate and solve problems at all stages of the hardware development cycle and utilize your technical depth and breadth of knowledge. A willingness to mentor key members of the technical community and participate in the team growth.



  • Drive and own the IP roadmap and specifications for memory sub-system
  • Critical participant in micro-architecture and test-plan generation/review for the HW development.
  • Critical participant in driving the Platform teams towards readiness and productization



  • Memory/IO sub-system architecture experience with working with long haul fabrics and aggregation hubs
  • Knowledge of various interconnect solutions/protocols such as CCI, NIC, AXI
  • Knowledge of quality of service architectures for support both real time and non-real time traffic
  • Knowledge of coherency architectures and challenges
  • Skilled at driving debug experiments for platform debug towards root-cause analysis as well as work-around solutions
  • Experience with various flows for pre-silicon and post-silicon development



  • BS with 12+ years OR MS with 10+ years of experience is required
  • BS / MS / Ph.D in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering or Computer Science is Preferred



Markham, Ontario or another location within North America



Requisition Number: 109224 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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