System Diagnostic Software 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.



The Role:

The Diagnostic Engineering team is responsible for function, system, and stress validation tool development targeting next generation CPU, APU and dGPU products. 


The Person:


We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced engineer to design and develop software which verifies SoC features of industry leading products to the internal and external customers. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills and is a creative problem solver. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop Diagnostic suites with C++ to verify Multi IP/system level features, bring-up and verification on both pre-silicon environment (FPGA, C-Model, Palladium etc.) and post-silicon system (silicon and platform)
  • Collaborate with Diagnostic IP developers to leverage IP diagnostic content to build efficient cross IP coverage
  • Identify and drive to resolve IP, SoC, board and firmware issues when needed; Provide support to external customers and internal engineering teams using this tool for chip screening, validation, profiling, etc.
  • Forward thinker to improve development processes and drive innovation


Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of CPU and GPU architecture
  • Hands-on experience on driver, validation tool or embedded SW development and closely interact with HW designers and FW development team
  • Strong mix of large-scale software development ability and hardware understanding
  • Hands-on experience with SoC bring up
  • Proficient in C & Modern C++ programming
  • Familiar with source controls systems like Perforce and Git.
  • Familiar with Linux, knowledge and experience of device driver or firmware development is required
  • Strong debugging and testing skills


Preferred Education

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in EE or CS or equivalent



Markham, ON.



Requisition Number: 174242 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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