SOC Engineer - Infrastructure and Test bench Architecture

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.



SOC Engineer - Infrastructure and Test bench Architecture




  • Architect the flows to setup and compile our simulation and emulation environment, through a variety of internal/external tools and flows. 
  • Maintain infrastructure backbone of the DV environment, Perforce branch and LSF. 
  • Act as a project curator and work with multiple IPs for deliverable and find resolution to resolve interdependency issues as they are arised. 
  • Supervise junior engineers, and execute top-down initiatlives project-over-project
  • Work with Verification Methodology Team to align cross project direction and enhance VIP reusability. 
  • Drive discussion with functional verification engineers in SOC and IP and firmware teams and comes up with a testbench infrastructure to faciliate various requirements simulating with RTL, microcode, and UVC/BFM.
  • Work with vendor's AE to tackle simulation performance issues




  • Possess a Bachelor's / Masters degree in Engineering Science/Electrical/Computer Engineering/Computer Science 
  • 5+ years of ASIC design verification or DV methodology experience.  
  • Strong passion working with a mega size project
  • Familiar with verilog and system verilog, and strong knowledge of C/C++, perl and ruby
  • Proven experience with testbench infrastructure on SOC ASIC. 
  • Must know Object-oriented programming, and class-based structure
  • Proven knowledge on how to build up a verification testbench using UVM
  • Good understanding of ASIC design fundamentals, machine learning and computer architecture
  • Previous experience with Synopsys simulation CAD tool or similar tool - Verdi, VCS, VCLP, Lint
  • Proven debugging and problem analysis skills
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Good people and project management skills and organized and methodical with proven ability to plan and execute
  • Ability to work well in a dynamic, fast-paced, pressure filled environment




Requisition Number: 170764 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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