Validation Domain Engineer

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Validation Domain Engineer - 149961


About the Position:

The AMD Graphics Systems and Customer Engineering Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, energetic Domain Engineer to join our growing team.  As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s product, you will be part of a leading team to drive and enhance AMD’s abilities to deliver the highest quality, industry leading technologies to market.  The System Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.

Key Responsibilities:

As Domain Engineer, you will drive the planning, validation, and debug of various hardware IP for forthcoming AMD Discrete Graphics SOC programs.

Responsibilities include:
- Defining and executing the end-to-end test plan and validation strategy for a set of AMD IP

- Engaging on pre-silicon verification efforts, including but not limited to FPGA-based emulation, Design Verification (DV), and other software/hardware modeling frameworks

- Debugging issues found during pre-silicon, bringup, validation, and production phases of SOC programs

- Validating integrated hardware and software functionalities, across silicon process and temperature, to ensure issue-free production

- Leading collaborative test approach with multiple teams and tracking test execution to make sure all features are validated and optimized on time

- Working closely with teams across AMD (design, diagnostics, emulation, firmware, and software driver) to ensure readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of IP functionality, debug of critical features, and full validation for production

- Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities in IP and cross-IP validation, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-functional technical initiatives

- Developing knowledge of system architecture, technical debug, and validation strategy

- Supporting issues on customer platforms as required

Skills and Experience:

- 2 to 10 years experience in digital logic/platform design, verification, or post-silicon validation

- Strong programming/scripting skills (e.g. C/C++, Perl, Ruby, Python)

- Extensive experience with ASIC debug techniques and methodologies

- Extensive experience with common lab equipment, including protocol/logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.

- Extensive experience with board/platform-level debug, including clock/power delivery, sequencing, analysis, and optimization

- Extensive knowledge of physical and protocol levels of common high-speed interfaces an asset

- In-depth knowledge of PC architectures an asset

- Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Must excel in a dynamic team working environment
- Leadership and mentoring skills a definite asset
- Must be a self starter and be able to independently drive tasks to completion
- Ability to be flexible in terms of responsibilities


Location: Markham, Ontario, Canada



Requisition Number: 149961 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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