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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.
Platform Silicon IP Systems Engineer
About the Position :
The AMD Platform Silicon IP Systems Engineering Team is on the lookout for a dynamic, energetic Systems Engineer to join our growing team.
As a key contributor to the success of AMD’s IP and SOC’s, 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 Systems Engineering team fosters and encourages continuous technical innovation to showcase successes as well as facilitate continuous career development.
Key Responsibilities :
As Systems Engineer, you will drive the planning, verification, and debug of various hardware IP for forthcoming AMD APU and Discrete Graphics SOC programs.
Responsibilities include :
Defining and executing the overall functional test plan and verification strategy for a set of AMD IP and SOC’s
Driving technical innovation to enhance AMD’s capabilities in IP validation / verification, including tool and script development, technical and procedural methodology enhancement, and various internal and cross-
functional technical initiatives.
Debug of IP and SOC issues found during pre-silicon, bringup, validation, and production phases of SOC programs
Working closely with supporting teams in design (controller, SERDES, and others), diagnostics, emulation, firmware, and driver to ensure readiness for first silicon arrival, enablement of IP functionality, and debug of critical features.
Engaging on pre-silicon verification efforts, including but not limited to FPGA-based emulation, Design Verification (DV), and other software / hardware modeling frameworks.
Leading collaborative technical discussions to drive resolution on technical issues and roll out technical initiatives
Developing knowledge of system architecture / debug and other IP’s
Supporting issues on customer platforms as requested by customer support teams
Skills and Experience :
2 to 10+ years experience in digital logic / platform design, verification, or post-silicon verification.
Strong programming / scripting skills (eg. 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
RTL proficiency (Verilog) a strong asset
In-depth knowledge of PC architectures an asset
Bachelors or Masters 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