RTL Design Lead / Manager - 79226

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.



The Title : RTL Design Lead/Manager


The Role : AMD is seeking an experienced RTL Design Lead.  Technical contribution is the priority, however depending on the candidates' experience and interest, the role may include up to 30% management duties. Ideal candidates would further the team's technical leadership in RTL development of Foundation IP and I/O Subsystems utilizing high-speed (>1GHz) and low-power designs in 7nm and under technologies.  Key contribution would be interfacing a combination of in-house and 3rd-party I/O controllers and SERDES, spanning I/O-dense solutions on server and machine-intelligence products to gaming, and embedded applications, to notebooks and workstations.


The Person : will be good at making decisions, taking ownership and good at communicating technical concerns with cross functional teams


Responsibilities :

  • End-to-end ownership from specification to RTL design and verification to post-silicon debug
  • Communicating Verification requirements to IP and SOC Design Verification, Emulation teams
  • Coordinating and consulting with Firmware and Post-Silicon teams
  • Driving technical concerns to resolution among stakeholders in architecture, RTL design, DV, DFT, SoC, etc.
  • Supporting Synthesis, Logical Equivalence Checking, Clock-Domain Crossing (CDC) Analysis, Area/Power optimizations, Linting, Static Timing Analysis (STA)
  • Creating Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) and implementing and verifying Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) on RTL, and on synthesized, pre- and post-route netlists
  • Coordinating with leads from other teams such as DFT, analog and mixed-signal design, protocol-specific PCS design, I/O controller teams, microcontroller firmware, IP/SOC deployment, front-end design, physical design, post-silicon validation, etc.
  • Interfacing with internal and external development partners, IP vendors and service providers
  • Occasional creation of utility software using C++, Perl, Python, or other typical scripting and programming languages
  • Coordinating Design Verification, Front-End Integration, and IP/SoC Deployment related activities
  • Scoping effort, resources, and development schedules for new features and change requests
  • Proactively participating in project planning, creating and maintaining schedules, managing dependencies, and ensuring quality of deliverables at committed milestones
  • Leading, supervising, coaching, and mentoring junior engineers - role may also include managing others


Preferred Experience and skill set :

  • RTL design experience
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, as well as Perl, Python, or any suitable scripting language
  • Strong understanding of interaction of digital and analog design at 7nm and below
  • Experience with low level, physical phenomena-oriented logic design (dealing with IO, clocking, voltage control, etc.)
  • Power/thermal management experience
  • DFT knowledge/expertise
  • Understanding of computer organization/architecture
  • Laboratory experience, from bring-up to production


Education :

  • Electrical or Computer Engineering



Requisition Number: 79226 
Country: Canada State: 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 AskHR@amd.com.

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