Physical Design Technical Lead

Location: Markham, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

Apply now

Apply for Job

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 Toronto Physical Design team is looking for an experienced ASIC Physical Design Lead to drive the successful execution and completion for portions of high end GPU Physical Design. As part of the Radeon Technology Group at AMD, be part of the team responsible for delivering the next generation of cutting edge graphics.



  • Have an in depth understanding and experience for leading all Physical Design activities for a large, leading technology SOC ASIC chip
  • Great team player able to effectively interact and collaborate with other Physical Design Engineers and drive resolution of all Physical Design related issues
  • Knowledge with Global Clock Tree distribution, Fullchip Scan Timing Closure, Chip Level Floor planning, Bus / Pin Planning, Clock Tree Synthesis, Placement, Optimization, Routing, Parasitic Extraction, Static Timing Analysis, IR drop analysis, Physical Verification and Sign Off
  • Coding knowledge for DRC rule deck useful
  • Flow development and scripting.
  • Technical problem solving.


  • 5-8+ Experience in ASIC Design with relevant Physical Design Skills preferred
  • Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree, Masters is definitely as asset.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills along with attention to details.
  • Strong communication, Time Management and Presentation Skills.
  • Must be a self starter, and able to independently and efficiently drive tasks to completion.
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior engineers and be a very effective team player.
  • Working experience on CAD tools from Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor Graphics required.



Requisition Number: 62884 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function: Design 


AMD welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Reasonable accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process, unless undue hardship to AMD would result.  Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Apply now

Apply for Job

Find similar jobs:
Share this Job