Video IP Codec Modelling Engineer - 100682

Location: Markham, Ontario, CA

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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Video IP Codec Modelling Engineer

The Role:

We, HW video IP team located in Markham, Ontario, Canada, are looking for a SMTS level design engineer to perform video Codec modelling and algorithm development! As a member of the codec modelling team, you will be responsible for crafting the future of 9our design solutions with advanced algorithm modelling and quality optimization to drive a willing solution now and future IP generations.

The Person:

An organized, hardworking self-starter, strong interest interested in video codec architecture, algorithm, quality assessment and functional verification.

Good interpersonal skills (verbal and written.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Core codec modelling team member.
  • Encode algorithm, architecture, quality analysis and optimization.
  • Decode architecture modelling.
  • Work spanning among all current AVC, HEVC, VP9, AV1 codec and upcoming newer standards.
  • Provide support and triage algorithm and functional issues to IP and post-silicon teams.
  • Think creatively!

Preferred Experience:

  • 10+ years of hands on experience and expertise in video codec development.
  • 5+ years of hands on architecture, modelling, and FW along with verification experience.
  • Excellent working experiences and knowledge among various video codecs: H.264, H.265, VP9, AV1, and other emerging standards.
  • Expertise in C, C++ along with design verification skillset in an ASIC design environment.
  • Proven and strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent technical leadership to lead others and drive development.
  • Hands on experience in script and automation development.

Academic Credentials:

Master in EE or Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree or above.


Requisition Number: 100682 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Markham 
Job Function:Design


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