Sr. Silicon Design Engineer - 79474

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.



Silicon System Design Engineer

The Role:

AMD Graphics Memory Technology Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, energetic electronic and silicon engineer to join our growing team. As a Senior Silicon Design Engineer, you will be working on the post-silicon product characterization, validation and system debug efforts of AMD GPU systems. The work focuses around GDDR6, GDDR5, HBM, and legacy memories and the characterization and qualification of Platform Solutions. The team is responsible for end to end enablement of memory subsystem for the product.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build and execute validation test plans, report coverage plan and perform debug experiments
  • Develop validation strategies, pioneer hardware/software validation improvements!
  • Perform system-level debug and root cause analysis to narrow down the issues to various HW/SW blocks and drive multi-functional engineering efforts to root cause of sightings and verification of fixes with teams in design, diagnostics, firmware, and driver!
  • Supporting issues on customer platforms as requested by customer support teams

Preferred experience:

  • Understanding platform level signal integrity and power integrity technologies
  • Familiarity with industry-standard high-speed protocols, and test methodologies
  • Knowledge of computer hardware architecture (GPU, CPU/APU, memory and bus logic technologies) and software architecture (driver, bios, firmware usage)
  • Knowledge of discrete memory architecture and proven understanding of circuits/platform design
  • Hands-on debug experience with GPU/APU, motherboards, memory interface, bus logic a definite asset
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory equipment (i.e., oscilloscopes and logic analyzers)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Programming/software development knowledge with experience with scripting languages such as Ruby/Python/Perl
  • Critical thinking skills, be able to design experimental testing for debugging purposes
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Leadership and mentoring skills desired

Academic credentials:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, with advanced degree preferred
  • 3+ years of professional experience preferred


Markham, Ontario Canada



Requisition Number: 79474 
Country: Canada State: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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