Manager, Silicon Design Engineering

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, 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.



The Role: We are currently looking for a verification professional with expertise in IP verification, advanced verification methodologies and team leadership to take on the role of Design Verification Manager.  Responsibilities include verifying PCI Express design using latest UVM standard and develop comprehensive test plan to ensure coverage closure.  The qualified candidate will oversee a team of 10+ engineers and will be accountable for the pre-silicon verification. 



  • Accountable for the overall verification of PCI Express IP.
  • Work with architects and management to define and build a scalable verification strategy and execution plans.
  • Directly manage and develop a medium size verification team of 10+ engineers located across multiple sites.
  • Collaborate with architects and designer to understand IP features.
  • Lead and track verification planning, implementation, and execution
  • Review metrics and deliver task with high quality.
  • Analyze Functional, Code, and Test Plan Coverage
  • Drive and participating in Code Reviews.
  • Identify, drive, and develop efficiency and IP quality improvement initiatives.
  • Drive root cause analysis and corrective actions for Functional bugs found in Silicon.
  • Drive projects from start to the finish and conduct Design verification sign-off



  • 10+ years of overall design verification experience in the ASIC industry with 3+ years in a design verification lead or management role.
  • Strong background in the development of verification environments in System Verilog.
  • Expertise in constrained random verification methodologies.  Formal verification experience a plus.
  • Extensive experience verifying complex designs using UVM, OVM or VMM
  • Familiarity with industry standard high-speed protocols such as PCIe, SATA, USB.
  • Experience with verification of Hardware-Firmware interaction is highly desirable
  • Exposure to Makefile and other scripting languages like perl, python and ruby



  • BS (or higher) degree in Electronics/Electrical or Computer Engineering desired



Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada





Requisition Number: 154824 
Country: Canada Province: British Columbia City: Vancouver 
Job Function:Design


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