Senior Video IP Verification Engineer - 79176

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Senior Video IP Verification Engineer



We, Video HW IP/Solution Group at AMD Markham site, are looking for a Video IP Verification Engineer who will work in an established IP team assisting in the verification of video encode & video decode related HW functionality. 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 drive and develop additional functional and performance tests along with the corresponding design verification activities with IP teams.



  • Interest in developing custom verification tools and driving new test methodologies to improve the robustness & quality of the HW design being verified.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Team player with proven leadership skills



  • Assist DV lead engineer to define and drive key areas of DV efforts through whole project cycle
  • Create detailed specifications of video IP 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++.
  • Develop or adapt test libraries, emulation model, and test cases from existing IP.
  • Perform sub-block and IP verification.
  • Develop, adapt, and verify IP performance tests to ensure the HW solution meets performance targets.
  • Automate and improve test suite efficiency
  • Work with ASIC design team to debug test failures at IP and chip/SOC levels.



  • 5+ years of hands-on design verification experience in ASIC product development.
  • Prior leadership role is an excellent asset
  • Strong C/C++ software development experience.
  • Video codec experience is a good asset.
  • Experience in Verilog & scripting experience (csh, perl, awk, etc.).
  • Experience with simulation and other DV tools.
  • SystemC and UVM methodology are good assets.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written).
  • An organized, enthusiastic self-starter with a strong interest in hardware verification methodologies.
  • Capable of working both as an independent contributor and as a team member.



  • Minimum BS Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree.



Requisition Number: 79176 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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