Silicon Design Engineer

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.





We are looking for an experienced design verification professional to take on the role of design verification lead for several high-speed IPs.  They will be accountable for the overall verification of several IPs and will lead a team of approximately 10 engineers across multiple sites (Markham, Shanghai, and Belgrade) to execute on this objective.  In this highly visible role, the qualified candidate will interact closely with lead designers and architects in defining test bench architectures, verification strategies and development of the test plans.  This role will also provide exposure to senior-level management (Directors/VPs) within AMD through critical program reviews, status reporting and handling of escalations.



  • Accountable for the overall verification from initial test planning, test/testbench development to coverage convergence and sign-off of several high-speed/low-power IPs.
  • Lead a medium-size verification team on project execution by providing technical leadership, distribution/prioritization of tasks and tracking of progress.
  • Architect and develop testbench components as well as developing test and sequence libraries, by applying Objected Oriented Programming Verification techniques following UVM methodology.
  • Provide executive level readouts and status reports to all levels of management within AMD.
  • Identify, drive and develop efficient and IP quality improvement initiatives.


  • 10+ years of overall experience in the ASIC industry with 4+ years in a design verification lead or DV architecture role.
  • Strong background in ASIC Design Flow
  • Expertise in constrained random verification methodologies.  Formal verification experience a plus.
  • Proficient in Verilog, C++, System Verilog and Python.
  • Extensive experience verifying complex designs using UVM, OVM or VMM
  • Familiarity with industry standard high-speed protocols such as PCIe, SATA, USB.
  • Experience with verification of Hardware-Firmware interaction is highly desirable



  • BS (or higher) degree in Electronics/Electrical or Computer Engineering desired



Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 77606 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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