Senior Manager Systems Design Engineering - 99625

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 Manager, Systems Design Engineering – 99625


The Role:

The AMD Graphics Systems & Customer Engineering (GSCE) team needs a dynamic, energetic Senior Manager to lead our growing Validation Architecture and Emulation team. The GSCE team is a key element of AMD’s strategy to deliver the highest quality, industry-leading technologies to market. As a Senior Manager, you will be leading a team that is working with pre- and post-silicon hardware, software, and diagnostic teams to help ensure first silicon success and rapid silicon validation of our discrete GPU products. You will help drive efficiency and quality in our validation flows, including our next generation automation technologies.


The Person:

We are looking for a strong communicator with emphasis on teamwork, leadership and ability to effectively influence. This is an opportunity to drive change and work across functions and geographies to deliver our products!


Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead a small engineering team, growing to 5-10 direct reports

Validation Architecture

  • In partnership with other global validation leaders, identify, describe, and implement changes to our post-silicon validation methodologies to increase efficiency and product quality
  • Partner with our validation teams to ensure validation plans and debug methodologies are of the highest quality and globally consistent
  • Explore new technologies and provide strategic guidance for future team growth


  • Drive emulation functional/power/performance test strategy, working with GPU SOC, IP, DV, Firmware, and validation teams to bridge between pre- and post-silicon validation
  • Provide technical direction for our emulation team, as they do hands-on work to debug the emulation environment, drive cross-team validation (DV/Firmware/Diagnostics/Validation/SOC) and establish performance testing capabilities


  • Working with our automation architect, drive the global implementation of our next generation automation technologies
  • Lead a team of developers delivering the core automation framework and supporting internal customers as they create add their infrastructure requirements
  • Our goal is to maximize the amount of time our engineers spend solving problems, so our automation will leverage advanced technologies, such as machine learning and robotics


Preferred Experience:

  • Multiple years of related prior technical and management experience
  • Experience with automation and validation methodologies
  • Experience with pre- or post-silicon verification/validation, power, and performance analysis
  • Knowledge of machine learning algorithms is a bonus


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor Degree, Masters and/or MBA preferred



Markham Ontario Canada




Requisition Number: 99625 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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