MTS Silicon Design Engineer

Location: Ottawa, 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.



Digital Design Engineer Job Description


A talented senior digital design engineer is required to join the IP Design Solutions team - an expert engineering team that develops new technologies to help AMD excel in new or developing markets. In doing this, the team works very tightly with key customers.


The role involves work on all aspects of the FPGA design flow including architecture specification, RTL design, synthesis and verification. They will work as part of an experienced design team and will thus have enormous opportunities for learning and self-development. There are currently opportunities to work in areas including deploying FPGA compute resources in the cloud and data centre acceleration.


Skills Required


  • Capability in defining innovative new products that solve real world problems and ability to deliver high quality, complex projects on time
  • Assesses proposed features to determine feasibility
  • Ability to communicate technical information in an organised and understandable fashion
  • Implement designs (e.g., architecture, circuit design, RTL coding, synthesis, integration, verification, debugging, TCL coding, and timing analysis)
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Create an infrastructure to test designs in a hardware verification environment and run test scenarios
  • Problem solving and debugging skills
  • Actively explore innovative design implementation tools or methods and their impact on design practices
  • Ability to stay current with and propose the internal use of industry approaches, algorithms, and practices
  • Experience in writing technical documentation, including Specifications, Test Plans and User Guides



Skills Desired


The following is a list of skills and experiences that are desirable but non-essential:

  • System Verilog/UVM
  • Ethernet and packet processing
  • P4 – a programming language for packet processing
  • Tcl scripting
  • C programming, microprocessors, embedded systems and Software/ Firmware design



  • Degree in Computer or Electronic Engineering or similar qualification
  • Minimum Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree + 8 years,
  • Master’s degree + 7 years,
  • PhD + 5 years


AMD develops highly flexible and adaptive processing platforms that enable rapid innovation across a variety of technologies - from the endpoint to the edge to the cloud. AMD is the inventor of the FPGA, hardware programmable SoCs and the ACAP (Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform), designed to deliver the most dynamic processor technology in the industry and enable the adaptable, intelligent and connected world of the future in a multitude of markets including Data Center (Compute, Storage and Networking); Wireless/5G and Wired Communications; Automotive/ADAS; Emulation & Prototyping; Aerospace & Defense; Industrial Scientific & Medical, and others. AMD’s core strengths simultaneously address major industry trends including the explosion of data, heterogeneous computing after Moore's Law, and the dawn of artificial intelligence (AI).


Our global team is growing and we are looking for bold, collaborative and creative people to help us lead the industry transformation to build an adaptable intelligent world. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, striving for excellence in all that we do, and working together as a unified team, we can accomplish anything. Come do your best work and live your best life as part of the AMD team!

Requisition Number: 166866 
Country: Canada Province: Ontario City: Ottawa 
Job Function:Design


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

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.


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