Layout Design Engineer (74582)

Location: Markham, 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.



We are currently looking for ASIC Design Engineers who will be involved in all aspects of NBIO's next generation IP.  This includes creating circuits for CPU interfaces which require extensive knowledge of clock domain crossing.  Apply low power design to existing logic and maintain overall system performance.  Also focus on timing, LINT and CDC closure to ensure high quality RTL.  Designer will be involved in verification and debug of the ASIC throughout various stages of the project.  Strong Verilog/HDL language is required.  Good understanding of C/C++, System Verilog, UVM would be beneficial for test bench/simulation debug.  During bring up, lab work with logic analyzer and oscilloscope might be required.


  • Creative innovator and thinker who loves technical problems and detail-oriented tasks
  • Exhibits relentless commitment to help the team meet quality and development goals on schedule
  • Drives to learn and perform at his or her highest potential in a technical capacity
  • Thrives in both a team environment and in individual contribution
  • Communicates openly and clearly in meetings, presentations, emails, and reports
  • Able to learn independently and acquire new skills required for the job
  • Flexible in working hours to accommodate working with co-workers in different time-zones



  • BS degree in Electrical, Electronics or Computer Engineering with 5 to 7 years of experience or BS + MS degree with 3 to 5 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of Verilog language
  • Expertise in ASIC architecture and the digital front end design/flow concepts (synthesis, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of clock domain crossing
  • Experience in power-aware synthesis, VC-LINT, CDC tools
  • Capable of independently driving tasks and activities to completion in an organized and timely manner with excellent quality



·        PC System Architecture: PCI Express, HyperTransport, x86, ARM

·        On-Chip Bus Interfaces and Architectures: AMBA AXI, OCP, PIPE



·        Master degree with at least 1-3 years or Bachelor degree with 3-5 years working experience in ASIC area

Requisition Number: 74582 
Country: Canada State: 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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