Sr. Technologist- 97225

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.



Sr. Technologist

The Role:

The Cloud & Virtualization Software QA Team is looking for a Senior Technologist. The candidate will primarily be responsible for test execution to qualify host and guest drivers across multiple hypervisors and host operating systems in addition to participating in processes optimizations and test automation initiatives. Occasionally, the candidate would also be expected to debug, and triage issues reported by customers and engage with the GPU Virtualization development team.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Test and qualify AMD drivers across hypervisors and operating systems.
  • Define/develop/execute regression test models and track the results.
  • Develop new test cases/plans and optimize existing ones.
  • Prepare and present status reports on the progress of the validation activities and issues discovered.
  • Actively coordinate with multiple teams to drive quality issues and issues that block testing to closure.
  • Evaluate and review of existing processes and continuously strive to optimize the workflow.
  • Participate in the test, automation to improve the test efficiency and coverage.
  • Participate in debug and triage of customer reported issues and work closely with the development and accounts team to drive the issue to closure.Add Key Objectives for the role
  • Think about what this person will accomplish during the first 3 months, 6 months, one year and so on.


Preferred Experience:

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies and experience with hypervisors and operating systems. Prior experience with VMware ESXi, Citrix XenServer, AWS AppStream or/and graphics are a plus.
  • Extensive experience with PC/server hardware setup and troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with requirement management tools, such as Jira and Confluence.
  • Should possess good problem solving, critical thinking, time management and prioritization skills.
  • Prior experience of scripting with Perl, Python, Shell, TCL/TK, and AutoIT is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral are required.
  • Have ability to handle project execution and to be a good organizer and coordinator.


Academic Credentials:

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent from a university with 1-2 years of experience. Candidates without a Computer Science degree but with relevant experience are welcome to apply.



Canada, Ontario, Markham


Requisition Number: 97225 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Engineering Support


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

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