SOC Diagnostic Lead Engineer - 78119

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.



Title : SOC Verification Lead Diagnostic Engineer:


The Role: This is an exciting opportunity to join the diagnostics team where this role will be a combination of technical leadership and programming for SOC diagnostics. This position is critical to the success of AMD. You will be working with the very best in our technology, while working on some of the most exciting projects the industry has to offer. 

The Person:

Will have leadership capabilities to lead a team and handle expectations and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Key responsibilities :

  • Provide end to end ownership of the quality, coverage and completeness of Diagnostics solution to a program.
  • Highlights project goals, strategies, risks, and key requirements of Diagnostics, tools and framework to help PMs, Managers, IP validation architects and Framework architects to build their test plans.
  • Leads the Diagnostics pre-silicon emulation strategy and planning across, FPGA and Emulation models, including the RTL coverage requirements before silicon tape out, Diagnostics verification strategy and requirement before silicon back.
  • Is responsible for the SoC system level feature verification methodology and planning, including the multi-IP use cases verification, system level power/ performance evaluation and stress test etc.
  • Driving the technical requirements to achieve the feature coverage and hardware bug capture targets.
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to achieve the key program landmarks, such as bring up, all features enablement, performance profiling, production support etc, with desired coverage metrics from Diagnostics.
  • Provide Diagnostics support to external customers and customer engineering.
  • Forward thinker to improve feature coverage model, development process and drive innovation.

Preferred skills :

  • Experience with IP and SoC verification, SW development and closely interact with HW designers;
  • Excellent understanding of processors based on SoC architecture, including processor, system IO, memory, engine IP (e.g. graphics, display, video codec etc.), security block and how they are organized/interaction, to identify the critical areas for focus of SoC & IP verification;
  • Proficient in verifying sophisticated IP blocks and system level functions/features for SoC by writing C/C++ programs.
  • Strong mix of large-scale software development ability and hardware understanding.
  • Experienced with source controls systems like Perforce and GIT;
  • Familiar with Linux, knowledge and experience of device driver or firmware development is required;
  • Hands-on experience with SoC bring up is preferred;
  • Strong system level debugging and testing skills, and capability to quickly identify problems and provide robust solutions;
  • Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset
  • Experience in Deep Learning/Machine Learning Solutions a definite asset.


Eduaction : Electrical or Computer Engineer


Requisition Number: 78119 
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

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