ASIC Design Verification Engineer - 101322

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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ASIC Design Verification Engineer



We, HW video IP team located in Markham, Ontario, Canada, are looking for a ASIC Design Verification Engineer who will work with DV architect to lead, drive, and deploy advanced verification methodology, IP infrastructure frameworks, test library and test environment in order to further improve verification efficiency and productivity.  As a member of video DV arch team, you will be responsible for shaping the future of our IP solutions with modern verification strategy and environment to drive a winning solution now and future IP generations.



  • Work with DV architect to define and develop new verification frameworks and test library
  • Enable re-use of C++ based models for use in architecture, functional and performance verification, and software development
  • Develop and adapt infrastructure and models to enable FPGA based hardware acceleration
  • Design and implement models and testbenches in UVM, systemC and C/C++
  • Adopt and deploy verification tool flow to enable global video teams
  • Automate and improve verification and acceleration efficiency
  • Anchor and work with global video IP teams to drive test library development among block, IP, FW and system infrastructure
  • Think outside the box!


  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in one or more of the following:
    • Working with ASIC design IP teams in a verification or software modeling role
    • Developing, integrating and debugging high level C++ design models (functional and performance) into simulation environments
    • Developing UVM based verification frameworks and testbenches, processes and flows
    • Automating workflows in a distributed compute environment
    • Exposure to simulation profile, efficiency improvement, acceleration, HLS tools/process
  • Strong background in the C++ language, preferably on Linux with exposure to Windows platform
  • Good understanding and hands-on experience in the UVM concepts and SystemVerilog language
  • Good working knowledge of SystemC and TLM with some related experience
  • Scripting language experience:  Perl, Ruby, Makefile, shell preferred.
  • Exposure to leadership or mentorship is an asset!
  • Desirable asset with prior exposure to video codec system or other multimedia solutions
  • Strong problem solving skills, attention to details, and result oriented performer
  • An organized, enthusiastic self-starter, strong interest in hardware verification methodologies.
  • Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written).



  • EE or Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree or above



Requisition Number: 101322 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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