RTL Lead Engineer

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.



High Speed Digital Design Engineer


The Person:

Will have strong analytical/problem-solving skills and pronounced attention to details.Must be a self starter, and able to independently drive tasks to completion. Will have strong interpersonal and communication skills


The Role:

Serdes RTL team is looking for a passionate and experienced Design Engineer for Firmware development and RTL Design of high-speed Serdes IPs.  Be a part of the definition, design and development phase of industry-leading and differentiating IPs for various industry protocols as well as proprietary PHYs such as EPYC's infinity data fabric.  This opportunity provides a balance digital logic design as well as firmware development for analog control loops with the added benefit of light exposure to analog circuits. 


Be a part of a team that delivers Industry leading IP and help our experts in RTL, FW, circuit and architecture teams develop leading edge and differentiating IPs.  




  • Micro-architecture of digital blocks, hardware firmware partitioning.
  • Firmware development and enablement using state of the art micro controllers
  • Writing firmware for embedded u-controllers in C
  • Digital design and RTL coding.


Preference & Skill Sets :


  • Digital design engineering experience with successful tape-outs and technical leadership
  • Serdes (Serializer/Deserializer) RTL and Design experience is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Verilog, C, C++ and a scripting language; experience with Python, Perl and TCL is a plus
  • Strong understanding of digital and analog electronics.
  • Experience with low level, physical phenomena oriented logic design is an asset (dealing with IO, clocking, voltage control, etc.)
  • Good understanding of computer organization/architecture.
  • Laboratory experience, including the use of equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer engineering is required. Master's or PhD degree is a plus.


Requisition Number: 80289 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


AMD is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any applicant who requires accommodation should contact AskHR@amd.com.

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