Senior Multimedia Diagnostics Engineer - 113054

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.



Senior Multimedia Diagnostics Engineer

The Role:

The Diagnostic Engineering team is responsible for function, system, and stress diagnostics software development targeting next generation CPU, APU and dGPU products. We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced engineer to design and develop multimedia diagnostics software which verifies the industry leading products to the internal and external customers.

The Person:

The ideal candidate should be a hardworking self-starter, proactive, able to share ideas, and able to provide design verification have excellent knowledge of hardware/software integration and standard diagnostic testing techniques. Our team wants members who are sophisticated developers in a complex software environment. Additionally, this candidate must have exceptional problem solving capabilities and data analysis skills. You will also have excellent conversation and writing skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop diagnostics software for multimedia IP features bring-up and verification on both pre-silicon environment (FPGA, C-Model, Palladium etc.) and post-silicon system (silicon and platform)
  • Identify and resolve IP, SoC, board and firmware issues; Provide diagnostics support to external customers and internal engineering teams
  • Forward thinker to improve development process and drive innovation

Preferred Experience:

  • Proven experience on diagnostic, driver or embedded SW development closely interacting with HW designers and FW development team
  • Strong mix of large-scale software development ability and hardware understanding
  • Hands-on experience with any of SoC/board bring up, video encoding/decoding is preferred.
  • Proficient in C & Modern C++ programming
  • Familiar with source controls systems like Perforce and Git.
  • Familiar with Linux, knowledge and experience of device driver or firmware development is required
  • Familiar with video processing and enhancement algorithms
  • Familiar with Video CODEC decode/encode, HEVC, H.264, AV1, VP9 etc.
  • Strong debugging and testing skills

Academic Credentials:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in EE or CS or equivalent


Markham, ON



Requisition Number: 113054 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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