Senior ASIC Design Verification Engineer - 77528

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Senior ASIC Design Verification Engineer



We, Video HW IP/Solution Group at AMD Markham site, are looking for a Senior ASIC Design Verification Engineer who will work in an established IP team developing video decode & encode HW IP. The role will require the candidate to initially acquire background knowledge of VCN IP core, test suite, and verification methodology. Subsequently, the candidate will be responsible to develop additional functional and performance tests along with corresponding design verification (DV) activities within the IP team. In addition, the engineer will work with relevant firmware (FW) developers to complete IP solution validation and provide verification consultation to downstream video deployment teams delivering the IP into the System-on-a-Chip (SOC) solution environment.



  • An organized, enthusiastic self-motivated with a strong interest in hardware verification methodologies.
  • Be a self-starter in driving tasks to completion
  • Strong problem-solving skills, and attention to details
  • Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline team and global setting as a solution enabler



  • Assist DV lead to define and drive key areas of DV efforts in IP verification
  • Create detailed specifications of video IP, functional verification test plans, and performance test plan.
  • Develop Verilog, C-model, and C++ bus functional models for specific features.
  • Design and implement test benches in Verilog, C/C++, or UVM.
  • Develop or adapt test libraries, emulation models, and test cases from existing IP.
  • Develop, adapt, and verify IP performance tests.
  • Work with ASIC design team (HW, FW and SW) to debug test failures at IP and chip level.
  • Automate and improve test suite efficiency



  • Hands-on design verification experience in ASIC product development
  • Strong C/C++ software development experience.
  • Experience in Verilog, scripting experience (csh, perl, awk, etc.).
  • Experience with simulation debug using waveforms and other design verification tools.
  • Strong understanding of hardware principles including verilog RTL, test bench and verification experience
  • Strong understanding of video codecs such as H.264/AVC & H.265/HEVC & VP9, AV1 is highly desirable
  • Prior knowledge in low-level firmware or IP testing are an excellent asset



  • Minimum BSEE/CE, or equivalent degree



  • Markham, Ontario, Canada

Requisition Number: 77528 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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