IP Systems Engineer - 95089

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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IP Systems Engineer - 95089

The Role:

The AMD Semi-Custom Business Unit IP Systems Engineering Team is seeking an upbeat, experienced IP Systems Engineer to join our growing team where past products include game consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox One Series X. As an IP Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, validation, silicon bring-up and debug of System Management and Power Management IP as well as contributing to development of related firmware for forthcoming AMD Semi-Custom SOC programs.

The Person:

As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market. The IP Systems Engineering team champions and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving pre-silicon validation of firmware
  • Defining and executing the overall hardware/firmware functional test plans strategy
  • Owning development of firmware crafted for an embedded microcontroller in C
  • Debugging and supporting of IP hardware or firmware issues found during pre-silicon, bring-up, validation, and production phases
  • Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues
  • Owning creation of testing and utility software using Python
  • Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities and processes in IP/firmware validation

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum 5-6 years of experience with low level software/firmware and embedded systems as well as post-silicon validation
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp new technical concepts quickly
  • Comprehensive knowledge of C, assembly and scripting languages
  • Comprehensive experience with IP/system level bring-up, ASIC debug techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with System Management and Power Management
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and pronounced attention to details
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excel in a dynamic team working environment
  • Self-starter, strong collaborator, and able to independently drive tasks to completion
  • Working knowledge of Linux-based operating systems and technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of system architectures and concepts
  • Technical understanding of Graphics, Display, Multimedia, PCIe, Security and/or IO architecture & design
  • Experience in Doxygen or other SW Documentation generator tools
  • Experience with emulation or other pre-silicon validation tools
  • Experience with common lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Experience with object oriented programming
  • Familiarity with Git and Perforce
  • Technical Leadership and mentoring skills

Academic Credentials:

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


Requisition Number: 95089
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham
Job Function: Design


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