SMTS GPU/SOC Physical Design Engineer - 77623

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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SMTS GPU/SOC Physical Design Engineer



The Toronto Physical Design team is looking for an experienced ASIC design engineer to drive the successful execution and completion for portions of the GPU / SOC Physical Design.


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills along with attention to details
  • Strong communication, Time Management and Presentation Skills
  • Must be a technical leader able to independently and efficiently drive all tasks to completion
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to Team members and be a very effective team player


  • To effectively work within a team of other Physical Design Engineers and be responsible for the Physical Design for a portion of one of our ASIC’s
  • Tasks to include 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
  • Flow development and scripting
  • Technical problem solving


  • 8-10+ Experience in ASIC Design with relevant Physical Design Skills preferred
  • Forward looking, capable of working as an independent contributor who proactively identifies and resolves issues / roadblocks before they become bottleneck / showstopper
  • Ability to provide mentorship and guidance to junior and senior engineers and be a very effective team player
  • Working experience on CAD tools from Synopsys, Cadence and Mentor Graphics required


  • Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree, Masters is definitely as asset



  • Markham



Requisition Number: 77623 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function: Design


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