PMTS Silicon Design Engineer

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.



SOC Architect – Markham


We are seeking a seasoned SoC Architect with expertise or significant interest in GPU System Architecture. You have had significant success driving architecture, product roadmaps and product requirements. You are meticulous about Power, Performance and Area while driving schedule and managing cost. This senior role will stretch you as you lead architecture teams in new directions, network with our world-class, patent-holding think-tank, and negotiate amongst design teams, marketing, and business unit executives. We are prepared to set you up for success as you enhance your established reputation in the marketplace.


What will you do in this role?

  • You will be responsible for the product features and capabilities, closing architecture and micro-architecture requirements, technical specifications of the chip and IP blocks to meet those requirements and provide technical direction to teams.
  • You will comprehend the SOC as a complete system which includes HW (silicon), FW, BIOS & SW and insure that FW, BIOS & SW are aligned to enable all features, optimizing for performance and power.
  • You will share your knowledgeable about and contribute to the platform architecture
  • You will work cross functionally to identify and assess technical issues/risks while proactively developing solutions to achieve product requirements while working a complex set of technical issues.
  • You will insure that the required Use Cases are achieved
  • As an overall product owner, you will also be responsible for any marketing change requests. On this, you will be responsible for the technical accuracy of product disclosures.
  • You will manage any changes to the requirements, leading any negotiations between the BU and the design team to reach a win-win solution.
  • You will quantify the impact of bugs against all feature / performance goals
  • While you are not expected to be the expert in all areas, you are tightly linked to the other architects for the program.


What skills and experience should you have?

  • You should have ab advanced degree in computer/electrical engineering (i.e. Masters or PhD) and progressive related professional experience
  • You are an expert in SoC architecture and micro-architecture, SOC design flow and methodology.
  • You have had significant success driving architecture, product roadmaps and product requirements.
  • You are meticulous about Power, Performance and Area while driving schedule and managing cost.
  • You have demonstrated expertise in power management microarchitecture, SOC power modeling, hardware power simulation and analysis flow, low power design and power optimization, along with power impact at architecture, logic design, and circuit levels.
  • You are familiar with industry standard specifications for interface
  • You have excellent communication and presentation skills, demonstrated through multiple conference presentations, lectures, trainings, executive briefings, etc.
  • You are highly adept at collaboration among top-thinkers and line engineers alike, ready to mentor and guide, and help to elevate the knowledge and skills of the team around you.


Requisition Number: 75566 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
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