Sr. 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.



Senior Silicon Design/Verification Engineer (146203)



The Video Processing Engine (VPE) team is looking for an individual to join our team and participate in the verification of the VPE component delivered to AMD’s award winning APUs and dGPUs.



The ideal candidate should have a passion for hardware engineering design and verification, have a team first and cooperative approach, and be an independent and creative problem solver.



  • Design verification ownership of a sub-area within the overall VPE design. This includes the following: test plan writing, documentation, development and implementation of new testbench components and features, test development and implementation, test debug, coverage review and analysis.
  • Mentorship of junior team members to develop their technical and soft skills
  • Work closely with a team of managers, design verification and design engineers to deliver our commitments under aggressive, market-driven schedules



A successful candidate should have many of the following technical skills in his or her arsenal

  • Experience with verification languages like SystemVerilog, Verilog, C/C++
  • Experience with constrained random UVM based verification methodology
  • Experience with start to finish block verification tasks, including testplan writing, test bench development, test writing, debugging, and regression
  • Linux OS familiarity is necessary


Additionally, the following soft skills are highly desirable:

  • Ability to juggle multiple on-going tasks 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on needs and deadlines
  • Strong, independent working ability
  • Attention to detail and creative thinking ability
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Motivated team mentality



  • Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree
  • Candidates with 5-10 years of design verification engineering experience preferred



Requisition Number: 146203 
Country: Canada Province: 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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