Platform Systems Engineer- 130603

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.



Platform Systems Engineer - 130603


The Role:

As a member of the platform advanced technologies team under AMD Radeon Technologies Group, you will collaborate across multiple engineering teams responsible for hardware development for graphics products focused on architecture and technologies, product definitions, design guidance and collaterals, circuit designs, and customer co-development.


The Person:

We're looking for an Engineer with a pro-active approach who is willing to take ownership while finding solutions and successfully driving tasks to completion! In addition to the technical knowledge, we need someone with excellent communication and presentation skills, and the ability to influence others as a technical leader.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive board/feature development by researching and evaluating circuit implementations, power supply topologies/designs and component selections, studying datasheets, simulating circuits, reviewing schematics/layout
  • Design specialized circuits targeting specific applications/interfaces, bring up and validate
  • Turn AMD design methodologies, requirements, and solutions into design guidance to enable customers’ adoption of AMD’s GPU products/technologies
  • Investigate and perform comparative analysis on new technologies, topologies, and interfaces
  • Perform competitive analysis
  • Work with multi-functional teams and provide hardware inputs and solutions to complicated platform implementations and features


Preferred experience:

  • Prior working experience in electronics designs
  • Experience of high-speed mix-signal design techniques
  • Knowledge of industrial standards: high speed/digital interfaces (PCI Express, DP, HDMI, USB), memory interface, I2C/SMBus
  • Experience in Cadence tools, like Concept, Capture, Allegro as well as experience using hardware lab tools, digital oscilloscopes and other common lab equipment
  • Attention to details, excellent writing skills and a willingness to do and maintain complicated technical documentation
  • Good Knowledge of PC architecture and operating systems
  • Programming in C, Python, Perl or scripting
  • Must be self-driven, collaborative, and a strong team player
  • Experience in LDOs and Multiphase DC-DC switching power supply is a plus


Academic Credentials:

BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent



Markham Ontario Canada





Requisition Number: 130603 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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